This 30-minute video begins with the legend of Johnny Appleseed and then goes on to explore apples in pioneer times with the story of the McIntosh apple. An orchard is visited over the seasons from winter pruning, spring blossoms with bees and pollination, spring planting, summer thinning to fall harvesting. Viewers even get to see apple cells through an electron microscope and learn how to clone an apple tree.
Lessons Associated with this Resource
- FoodMASTER Middle: Fruits
- Freshest Fruits
- Apple Science: Comparing Apples and Onions
- A is for Apples
- Four Seasons on a Farm