Fun Facts about Lemons and Limes
- Francis Bacon wrote about the value of citrus fruits as a remedy of “the sickness taken at sea.” (Known today as scurvy, which is a lack of vitamin C.)
- In 1867, The Shipping Act instructed all registered ships must carry supplies of lime or lemon juice. This act remains in force today.
- In 1767, Dr. Macbride suggested that fresh lime juice should be mixed with bicarbonate of soda – this is the world’s first fizzy drink.
What’s Included in the Lemon & Lime Lesson Plan
- Tips & recipes
- Nutritional information
- Presenter outline & talking points
- Sticker template
- PowerPoint presentation
- Student handouts
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