Students will learn how about the structures of corn and how it is pollinated. Students will also make their very own painting using corn on the cob!
How does corn use the wind to pollinate?
Other Instructional Materials or Notes:
- Corn stalk with tassels and husks with silk
- Corn kernels dried and fresh
- Corn on the cob (cut into ~ 3” chunks) enough for 1 per student
- Washable paints in various colors (orange, yellow, red, blue, etc)
- Plates/bowls for paint
- Corn holders or bamboo skewers
- Paper towels
- 1.L.5 The student will demonstrate an understanding of how the structures of plants help them survive and grow in their environments.
- 1.L.5B Plants have basic needs that provide energy in order to grow and be healthy. Each plant has a specific environment where it can thrive. There are distinct environments in the world that support different types of plants. These environments can c...
- 1.L.5A Plants have specific structures that help them survive, grow, and produce more plants. Plants have predictable characteristics at different stages of development.
Lesson Created By: Savannah River Ecology Lab