Just Goobers Teacher's Page
A  WebQuest for Grades 3-4, WebQuest  
Series by Missouri Farm Bureau and Missouri State University


About peanuts

A Legume with Many Names, the Story of Goober



The Story of George Washington Carver by Eva Moore. New York: Scholastic, Inc., 1971.

A Pocketful of Goobers by Barbara Mitchell. Minneapolis: Carolrhoda Books, Inc., 1986.



  • Understand how to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information from a spatial perspective.
  • Capital goods are goods that are produced and used to make other goods and services. Human capital refers to the quality of labor resources, which can be improved through investments in education, training, and health.
  • Most people produce and consume. As producers they make goods and services; as consumers they use goods and services.
  • An invention is a new product. Innovation is the introduction of an invention into a use that has economic value.
  • Understands major discoveries in science and technology, some of their social and economic effects, and the major scientists and inventors responsible for them


  • Students use visual structures and functions of art to communicate ideas


  • Students adjust their use of spoken, written, and visual language (e.g., conventions, style, vocabulary) to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and for different purposes.
  • Students use spoken, written, and visual language to accomplish their own purposes (e.g., for learning, enjoyment, persuasion, and the exchange of information).


  • Students use technology tools to enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote creativity.
  • Students use telecommunications to collaborate, publish, and interact with peers, experts, and other audiences.
  • Students use technology to locate, evaluate, and collect information from a variety of sources.
  • Students evaluate and select new information resources and technological innovations based on the appropriateness for specific tasks.
  • Students use technology tools to process data and report results.
  • Students use technology resources for solving problems and making informed decisions.

Science: Strand 7, Sec. 1D
Language Arts: Speaking and Listening Sec. 1 and 4

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