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Pear Lesson Plan

Fun Facts About Pears

  • Pears have been grown for a long time. France and Belgium were the first to grow pears as a harvested crop. Pears were valued for their flavor, texture and long storage life.
  • They are a good source of Vitamin C which is essential for metabolism, healing and guarding against infectious diseases.
  • Pears ripen better off the tree and from the inside out.
  • California is #1 for growing Bartlett pears and #2 in pear production, growing 32% of all pears grown in the United States.

What’s Included in the Pear Lesson Plan

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

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