Resources

CLASSROOM MATERIALS AND OTHER LESSON PLANS

Looking for quick facts, lesson plans, or activities to do in the classroom? This information can be used and adapted to grades K-6. Fun Activities and Lesson Plan Links: Story of Corn Scavenger Hunt Activity Natural Heat Corn Bags - All you need is a pillow case and field corn! Where Does My Food Come From? Where Does My Food Come From? (printable book) Seed For...

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A TALE OF TWO CORNS

These lesson plans discuss the differences between field corn and sweet corn and can be used for any grade or any subject.  Each lesson includes activities for all different ages as well as a video for students to watch.  Physical Difference Lesson  Physical Difference Video  Different Uses Lesson  Different Uses Video  Statistics Lesson  Statistics...

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ACTIVITY SHEETS

COLORING BOOKS AND PAGES Captain Corne lius Coloring Book Captain Corneliu s Sheet 1 Captain Cornelius Sh eet 2 Environ ment Ethanol Across Ill inois Expo rts Family Farm ing Fe ed Fu el Swee t Corn There's  Corn in My Crayons! Wo rld of Corn WORD GAMES, CORN ORIGAMI AND MORE! Adventures o f Cobby Corn - Provided by Texas Corn Producers Corny H umor Activity Sheet Corn...

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GROWING CORN EXPERIMENT

Think you need a big field to grow corn?  Think again!  With just a few common household items and some corn kernels, you can be on your way to growing corn in the classroom or at home.  Just follow these simple instructions:   What you will need: Five to six corn kernels Paper towels One sandwich-size zipper-lock bag Water Black markers Directions: Wet a...

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CORNY RECIPES

Here we share some recipes that show different ways to use corn products in the classroom.  These are good to use for math, measuring units, science investigations, and art projects.  Enjoy them and learn about corn products and their many uses!   Edible Corn Flour Paint Ingredients: 2 cups of corn flour 1 cup of cold water 4.5 cups of boiling water Liquid food...

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THE ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN CORNELIUS

Free, fun comic books starring our favorite superhero. New in 2 014, Captain Cornelius takes young Bobby on a corny adventure of a lifetime. Join our he ro in green as he works to save the planet from alien insect invaders!

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DISCOVERING FARMLAND

What’s New with Discovering Farmland: USFRA, in partnership with Discovery Education, launched the Discovering Farmland curriculum in 2015, which uses content and videos from the award-winning documentary, “FARMLAND, a film by James Moll.” New this year is the Digital Exploration (investigating food product label claims) and Interactive Lesson Plans which build off the four free lesson...

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