Episode 171: Why Are Fruits Different Colors?

Fruits and vegetables are some of the most colorful things on Earth! From the bright red apples, to pink watermelon, to yellow bananas, colors are everywhere in nature. Is there a reason to why fruits are so colorful? Did this evolve over time? In this episode, I will take you into the science of fruits, why they’re different colors, and the role color plays in nature.

Here’s an article! It is called “Why Fruits Have Peels and Shells!” (https://spectacularsci.com/2024/04/why-fruits-have-peels-and-shells/)

Here’s an activity! It is called “Fruit Color Scavenger Hunt!” (https://spectacularsci.com/2024/04/fruit-color-scavenger-hunt-activity/)

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