Lesson

Corny Paintings

Lesson Overview

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!
 

Duration
1-2 hours
Lesson Type
Traditional Lesson

Essential Question

How does corn use the wind to pollinate?

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Other Instructional Materials or Notes:

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Science

  • 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
  • Aprons
  • Newspapers
  • Paper towels
  • Soap

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Lesson Created By: PacificoPerea