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Orange Resources

General & Nutritional Information


WikipediaOrange (Fruit) – General information about oranges, including cultivation. 


World’s Healthier Foods: Oranges – General health information.


Nutrition and You: Orange – Fruit – Health benefits.


Purdue University: Orange – Growing and technical information.


LiveScienceOranges Nutrition Facts – Health benefits, risks and nutrition info.


Sunkist Oranges – Types of oranges.


Visual Merriam Webster: Fleshy Fruit Citrus Fruit – Labeled Diagram of an orange.


The Visual Dictionary: Orange – Parts of the orange and their function.

Care2: 13 Health Benefits of Oranges – Find out how oranges are good for your health.

Orange Diseases


CBS News: Incurable Bacteria Citrus Greening Destroying Floridas Citrus Industry


TechTimes: Greening Disease Threatens Florida Citrus Industry

Medical DailyFlorida Orange Trees Threatened by Citrus-Psyllid Asian Bugs Carrying Bacteria

Educational Activities

The Homeschool ScientistOrange Science – Does an orange float or sink?, Which rots first? and Will it rust?

Math Is Fun: Crates of Fruit Puzzle – Can you solve the puzzle without looking at the solution?

Sunkist: Recipes


Lil Snappers: Fun & Games

Momables: Homemade Orange Soda Recipe


Orange Peels


Beauty Glimpse: 13 Health Benefits of Orange Peels and 10 Magical Powers of Orange Peel Powder – Find out how orange peels benefit your health, skin and hair.


WonderHowTo: 14 Uses for Orange Peels – Illustrations and brief instructions for how to use orange peels to deter ants and garden pests, make a bird feeder, an emergency oil lamp and other cool things.

Care2: 12 Surprising Uses for Orange Peels – Household uses for orange peels…freshen and shine your sink, shine wood, as a body scrub and more.

LiveStrong: How to Extract Oils from Orange Skins – Step by step instructions for pulling the oil from orange peels.

Trash Backwards: What To Do With Orange Peels – Site offers a list of things that can be done with peels and links for many of those things.

The Sprouting Seed: 30 Ways to Use Orange Peels – How to use peels in foods, around the house, as a medicine and a few other ways.

Penny-wise Women: Many Uses of Orange Peels – Site recommends ways to dry and store orange peels and some ways to use it.

Strangers & Pilgrims: Uses For and How to Dry Orange Peel – Offers ways you can make your own seasoning, extract, grilling salt, and custom tea blends with your own orange peels.


YouTube Videos




Name/Time

How Orange Juice Is Made 6:40

How to peel mandarin oranges. Vol.2 A Caterpillar Orange 3:02

Orange Grove in Florida – REAL USA Ep. 28 6:04

How oranges are grown, harvested and shipped by Curiosity Quest 25:34

Citrus harvesting in Australia with a Nelson Harvester 11:44

How To Grow Orange Trees From Seed – The EASY Way!!!! 12:21 

Mandarin & Orange Growing Backyard Walk Through 1:05
  
Easy Orange Science Experiment 1:34

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