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Apricot Lesson Plan

Fun Facts About Apricots

  • Both the apricot and the peach are members of the rose family.
  • One apricot tree can produce fruit for as many as 25 years.
  • In the United States, apricots are grown in California, Indiana and Washington.
  • Fresh U.S. apricots are available from mid-May to mid-August.
  • In 1-ounce, apricots contain enough beta carotene to supply 20% of your daily vitamin A requirements.
  • Astronauts ate apricots on the Apollo moon mission.

What’s Included in the Apricot Lesson Plan

  • History
  • Tips & recipes
  • Nutritional information
  • Presenter outline & talking points
  • Sticker template
  • PowerPoint presentation
  • Student handouts

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