5VARIABLE: CONTROL: Gala Apple Red Delicious Apple Granny Smith Apple We used three variety of apples, Gala, Granny Smith, and Red Delicious.Everything else stayed the same: washing and cutting the apples, removing and counting the seeds, and gluing and comparing our results.Gala AppleGranny SmithAppleRed Delicious Apple
6MATERIALS: 5 Gala Apples 5 Red Delicious Apples 5 Granny Smith Apples 3 Ten-Frame TemplatesGraph Paper3 Paper trays3 small plastic containersPaper towelsGlueSpoons
7PROCEDURE: 1.Wash each apple so it will be clean. 2. An adult uses a knife to cut each apple and remove its core.3. Use a spoon and/or fingers to remove each seed.4. Put the seed in the container so it will not get lost.
8PROCEDURE: 5. Glue each seed into a ten frame. 6. Compare the results of each variety of apple.Gala: 10 seedsRed Delicious: 9 seedsGranny Smith: 26 seeds
9RESULTS/DATA:The Granny Smith Apple had more seeds than the Gala or Red Delicious variety.Gala: 10 seedsRed Delicious: 9 seedsGranny Smith: 26 seeds
10CONCLUSION:The majority of our classmates who chose the Granny Smith Apple proved their hypothesis correctly: the Granny Smith Apple did in fact have more seeds than the Gala and Red Delicious Apples.