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:
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.
COLORING BOOKS AND PAGES
- Captain Corne lius Coloring Book
- Captain Cornelius Sheet 1
- Captain Cornelius Sheet 2
- Ethanol Across Illinois
- Family Farming
- Pollinators are Important
- Sweet Corn
- There's Corn in My Crayons!
- World of Corn
WORD GAMES, CORN ORIGAMI AND MORE!
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
One sandwich-size zipper-lock bag
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
- 2 cups of corn flour
- 1 cup of cold water
- 4.5 cups of boiling water
- Liquid food...
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...