Progress on the Prairie

Progress on the Prairie is well suited for 4th grade curriculum. Students look at farm related artifacts, specimens and illustrations to learn how the story of corn and changes in agriculture have evolved through history.

Resources:

This Worksheet will be helpful for your Outreach visit

Progress on the Prairie packet – Written by museum staff, this packet has information and worksheets to help students understand corn and more.

Packet about Prairie Life

 

Helpful Links:

History of Corn – Easy to read for students

Webquest idea

The Great Corn adventure from Illinois.edu

Great Lesson ideas for Plows and Prairie farming

 

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