Corn Curriculum

Elementary Curriculum

Corn in the Classroom is a K-5 curriculum that offers students an understanding of where their food is produced – while meeting science Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)! Engaging, hands-on lessons meet students’ age-appropriate educational needs, while introducing them to agriculture through core STEM skills. These lessons include in-person and virtual activities for students, and are available in both English and Spanish.

Lesson Plans

Kindergarten & 1st Grade

Corn & Life: A Kernel’s Adventure

2nd Grade

How Does It Grow?

3rd Grade

Staying Alive!

4th Grade

Structurally Speaking

5th Grade

World Wide Web

Access Curriculum

Texas Corn Producers offers this curriculum complimentary and instantly for all educators. Simply provide a few details about your role in education, and then get started connecting students with where their food comes from!

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Workshop & Event Schedule

Corn in the Classroom professional development sessions provide information on classroom application of the curriculum, give teachers a firsthand look into the motivation behind its creation, and equip teachers with the background knowledge and materials they need to incorporate these lessons into their classrooms.

Full-day workshop participants will receive a class set of many of the supplies needed for these lessons.

Registration is facilitated by the regional education service centers. 

There are no upcoming events at this time.

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