Space food in Year 5

As our Space topic in Science comes to a close, we have been trying to create some foods the astronauts may be able to take up to space. We discussed how fresh fruit may not be an option and used the dehydration machine to remove the water from pineapple, apple, banana, cucumber, strawberry and grapes.

We weighed the fruit pieces beforehand and then compared them after having been in the dehydrator. The cucumber lost nearly all its weight but pineapple was the most popular taste-wise!