Water makes up a very high percentage of all living things. This story is aimed at providing children with the opportunity to measure the surprising amount of water found in fruit. It also provides an opportunity for the teacher to emphasize the importance of water in our lives. However, the story is multifaceted and it takes advantage of the curiosity of children about different textures and tastes and encourages them to experiment with foods they are not accustomed to eating. It also addresses the concept of variety in a common fruit, the apple, and could possibly lead to questions about the purpose of a fruit and how it comes to be.