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Apple Faces

Apple Faces


Brief Description

This is a science-based activity to teach students the effects different substances can have on each other.

Objectives: The student will be able to:

  • Develop artistic sculpting with the apple.
  • Observe the reaction the apple has to lemon juice.


Step-by-Step Pictures:


STEP ONE: Gather your supplies: apple, knife, peeler, corer, measuring cup and spoon. lemon (or lemon juice), water, and a bowl/cup.

Carve and Core

STEP TWO: Peel and core the apple.

STEP THREE: Create solution: two tablespoons of lemon juice to two cups of water.


STEP FOUR: Soak the apple for 20 minutes.

Let Dry








STEP FIVE: Set out to dry.


FinalSTEP SIX: Final product. Review the background given in the Apple Faces make-n-take.