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        Sweetness | The Botany of Desire

        Students consider the nature of sweetness and create a scale that allows them to measure and compare the sweetness of several types of apples, potatoes and soft drinks.

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        Evolution of Sweetness | The Botany of Desire

        Consider the evolution of human beings' innate desire for sweetness and the evolution of sweetness in apples.

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        Modern Sweetness | The Botany of Desire

        Consider the nature of sweetness and whether certain foods, including modern apples, have "sweetness without dimension."

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        Sweetness Pleases | The Botany of Desire

        Consider how the apple has evolved to satisfy human beings' changing desires.

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        Johnny Appleseed | The Botany of Desire

        Meet the real Johnny Appleseed and learn about his cultivation techniques. Discover why every apple seed produces a completely different apple, and learn how grafting is used to clone apples.

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