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Which is the juiciest fruit?

Synopsis
Examine fruit and vegetables to find out how much water they contain.

 

Investigation
Children handle a range of fruit and vegetables before predicting which contain the most and least water. Slice and weigh the fruit or vegetables. Then dehydrate them in an oven and weigh them again to see how much water was lost.

 

Conclusion
Dehydrating fruit and vegetables shows that they contain a high proportion of water, which is essential for hydrating the human body.

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