First, watch the Fruit and Vegetable Decomposition video on this Pathway. Then, put rain forest fruits (banana, orange, tomato) and non-rain forest fruits (apple, peach, grapes) each in separate glasses of water. How long does it take for them to decompose? Which ones decompose faster? Why? Since it rains a lot in the rainforest, what qualities help a fruit survive in all that water and humidity?
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