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Lemon & Lime Lesson Plan

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

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

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