An "A-Maize-ing Plant" - Corn Teacher's Page
A WebQuest for Grades 3-5, WebQuest Agricultural Series by Missouri Farm Bureau and Missouri State University

 

CORN WEB SITES:

http://www.ncga.com

http://www.campsilos.org/mod3/students/index.shtml

http://www.ilcorn.org

ohiocornandwheat.org/images/Supply-and-Food-vs-Fuel2.pdf

http://www.ksgrains.com

http://www.mncorn.org

http://mocorn.org

http://agebb.missouri.edu

USES OF CORN:

http://www.campsilos.org/mod3/students/c_history5.shtml

www.iowacorn.org/documents/filelibrary/education/It_Begins_with_a_Kernel_A642ECDC1A28F.pdf

HISTORY:

http://www.campsilos.org/mod3/index.shtml

http://www.campsilos.org/mod3/students/c_history.shtml

EXPORTS:

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/ocean/

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/geography/continents/
 

OFF-SITE RESOURCES:
 

BOOKS:

Aliki. Corn is Maize, the Gift of the Indians, Harper Collins, NY, 1976

Brown, Margaret Wise. The Important Book, Harper Collins, 1977

Fowler, Allan. Corn – On and off the Cob, Children’s Press (CT), 1994

Landau, Elaine. A True Book – CORN, Children’s Press ( A Division of Grolier Publishing) 1999

Rhoads, Dorothy. The Corn Grows Ripe. Puffin Books, NY 1984

Thompson, Gare. Corn, An American Indian Gift, Steck-Vaughn Company. 1998

CD FOR COMPUTER:

“Crazy About Corn” from Leading Object

 

National Education Standards

TECHNOLOGY

  • Students use a variety of media and formats to communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences.
  • Students use technology tools to process data and report results.
  • Students use technology to locate, evaluate and collect information from a variety of sources.
  • Students use technology tools to process data and report results.
  • Students evaluate and select new information resources and technological innovations based on the appropriateness for specific tasks.
  • Students use technology resources for solving problems and making informed decisions.
  • Students employ technology in the development of strategies for solving problems in the real world.

SOCIAL STUDIES

  • Understand how to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information from a spatial perspective.
  • Understand the patterns and networks of economic interdependence on Earth's surface.
  • Understand the changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution, and importance of resources.
  • Exchange is trading goods and services with people for other goods and services or for money.

 

COMMON CORE STANDARDS
Science: Strand 7, Sec. 1 A&C
Language Arts: Speaking and Listening Sec. 4


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This page was developed by Cheryl McGinness, reviewed by Lyndon and the late Barbara Irwin and is maintained by Missouri Farm Bureau.

 

Please address questions to Diane Olson at Missouri Farm Bureau.