| The Orange Experience
Patricia Freed of Jewish Hospital
College of Nursing and Allied Health on
Sunday, June 3, 2001
Size: 20 to 30 (if larger you could split it into two sections)
oranges for each participant
Large basket, can or bag to hold all the oranges
explore human diversity.
Students will understand human commonalities, differences and
each student to select an orange and return with it to their
Instruct each student to get to know their orange.
Ask the following questions- give the students about 2-3 minutes
to study their own oranges after each questions. Repeat each
response and let the student's brainstorm the answers until
no more are forthcoming.
1. How is your orange like every
other orange in this room?
2. How is your orange different from some other oranges in this
3. How is your orange different from any other orange in this
After these questions are answered
have the students deposit their oranges in the basket or box.
Shake them up. Ask the group to come forward and reclaim their
Ask the class to make analogies
about the orange experience and human nature. Allow the students
to eat the oranges.