These apple science experiments are perfect for your autumn homeschool plans. You can explore density, mummification, and more!
You can use these experiments to round out your apple theme or your Johnny Appleseed Day celebrations. Or, you can use apples to demonstrate basic science concepts.
Either way, you can’t go wrong with these science experiments for kids.
Apple Science Experiments
It’s time to gear up for back to school. Add one or more of these apple science activities for preschoolers to your autumn lessons. The kids will love it!
Learn the Science of Mummification with Apple Mummies
Kids of all ages will love exploring the concept of mummification with this apple mummies science experiment.
Exploring the Density of Apple Parts Using the Scientific Method
Explore the density of apple parts with the scientific method. This post includes a free scientific method recording page for kids.
Science Experiments for Kids STEM Challenge
This engaging STEM challenge encourages kids to create an apple structure that floats in water and can hold a wooden person on top. How exciting!
Apple Volcano Science Experiment
Setting up an apple volcano science experiment for preschoolers is a great way to engage them in an awesome STEM activity this fall!
Apple Drying Experiment for Kids
There are many different observations to be made (both mathematical and scientific) when you and the kids try this apple drying experiment.
Apple Science Experiment: Prevent Browning
Explore the question “What keeps apples from browning?” with this apple science experiment.
BOOKS ABOUT APPLES
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about apples. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
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Apples, Apples, Apples – It’s a blue sky autumn day and Minna, Pop, Mom, and Dad have decided to go on an outing to Long Hill Orchard. As the bunnies fill their baskets, Farmer Miller teaches them all about apples. This charming story is filled with fun facts, activities, and an applesauce recipe.
Pinkalicious: Apples, Apples, Apples – Pinkalicious and the Pinkertons are all excited when they return from their trip to the orchard with lots of Pink Lady apples to munch on! After realizing they have more apples than the family could possibly use, Pinkalicious finds ways to share the apples with others.
How Do Apples Grow? – Young children love to eat apples and go to orchards. Here’s a Hello, World! board book that teaches toddlers all about how apples grow—from seed to sapling to tree to applesauce.
APPLE RESOURCES I LOVE!
Add an apple girl peg doll to your imaginative play area this fall. She’s great for storytelling and makes a wonderful addition to a doll house.
With a printable pattern, you can make an apple counting basket set for your felt board. It includes an apple tree, apples, baskets, and numbers.
Fall is the perfect time of year to study apples! This apple life cycle printable features 17 activities designed to teach the five stages of an apple’s life and the vocabulary that goes with it.