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Cucumber Lesson Plan

Fun Facts

  • There are over 800 species in the Cucurbitaceae family and they include cucumbers, gourds, melons, pumpkins, and squashes.
  • The inside of a cucumber can be up to 20 degrees cooler than the exterior.
  • Per capita, Americans eat about eight pounds of pickles per year.

What’s Included in the Cucumber Lesson Plan

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

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