Did you know that corn is used for much more than eating and making food products? Discover the answers by watching this Serious Science video and reading the information below. And to take this learning adventure into your classroom, have your teacher download the free Lesson Activity at the bottom of this page so everyone can share in the fun of this inquiry based learning.
This educational video and related classroom materials helps teachers educate students about the components of a corn stalk, an ear of corn, and a kernel of corn, plus how all of the parts of the corn plant are used to make consumer products, such as a variety of ethanol fuels, food additives, cosmetic additives, animal feed, paint, crayons, and tons of other products.
Students will also learn about some of the science and technology that is used to make corn into ethanol, become informed about technology in farming today, and learn about the renewal energy aspects of turning corn into ethanol. Check out the Learn More tab below to learn a LOT more.
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