Apple Science Experiments

We’re celebrating the first day of autumn with some lovely apple experiments today! Turn apples into boats, experiment with different ways to preserve them, find out why food goes bad and make your own delicious apple cider.

If you’re not a big fan of apples, but still love autumn try my autumn and fall STEM challenges instead!

Fruity Apple Boats

Try this fun twist on a traditional sink or float investigation using apple slices as the base of a boat!

Preserved Apple Skulls

Preserve apples by pickling them! Just one of the spooky activities in GROSS Science, the book!

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Why Does Food Rot?

Find out why food rots and how you can slow the process down with this very apple based investigation.

Spiced Apple Cider

Learn about filtering by making delicious spiced apple cider.

Apple Bobbing

Find out why apples float with a fun autumnal game of apple bobbing!

More apple science experiments

Make an apple volcano with Homeschool Preschool.

Can you build a structure with straws that can support an apple without breaking?

Find out how many apples tall you are.

Try an apple taste test. Can you tell the difference between a Granny Smith and a Pink Lady apple without looking?

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Last Updated on September 21, 2022 by Emma Vanstone