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  • Whole, fresh cranberries (These are typically sold only in the fall, but keep for several months in the refrigerator, so consider purchasing ahead of time)
  • Various processed cranberry products, such as:
  • Cranberry sauce and/or preserves (3-8 oz.)
  • Cranberry juice cocktail (red and/or white)
  • Cranberry chutney
  • Plastic knife (1 per group)
  • Small paper cups (3 oz., 3-7 per student)
  • Water
  • Serving spoons (3 per student) or enough for each student to taste each product without reusing a spoon. Teacher may consider alternate method of distributing samples for tasting.
  • Can opener (for cranberry sauce in a can)
  • Paper plate or substitute (1 per student)
  • Graph paper

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