We Grow Corn!

Raising Corn on a Kansas Family Farm

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We Grow Corn!

About The Book

Written for teachers to use in the classroom, “We Grow Corn” takes the reader through the yearlong process of growing corn and highlights how agriculture plays an important role in our lives. Extend your learning by watching real-life video footage as farmers Brad McCauley from Northeast Kansas and Steve Rome from Southwest Kansas plant, care for and harvest their corn crop.

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Did You Know . . . We've created teacher resources for this book!

People of all ages can read and enjoy this book. For younger audiences we recommend reading the main text. Reading sections labeled "Fun Fact, Did you Know? and STEM Fact" keeps older audiences interested and learning.

Worksheets for Elementary, Middle & High School Classes

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We Grow Corn Book Video Series
We Grow Corn Book Videos

Kansas Corn STEM

Video Series

Meet farmers Brad McCauley and Steve Rome as they share the story of raising corn on a Kansas family farm. Watch real-life video footage as they explain the year long process of growing and harvesting corn.  The video series is an extension learning resource that  accompanies the We Grow Corn! book.  QR codes will be found throughout the book sending students to the corresponding video.   The video series can also be used as a standalone learning tool. Highlights from the videos include explanation of the use of technology, how a planter and combine work, use of irrigation, how corn is used after harvest, and much more.

Author Sharon Thielen Reads “We Grow Corn”

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Fun Fact

The book is free to any Kansas teacher. Teachers can follow the link below to request the book. If you are requesting an elementary kit, one "We Grow Corn!" book will be included in the kit. If you are wanting just the "We Grow Corn!" book, be sure to choose that as the item you are requesting. Sets for use in the classroom can also be requested.

Request the Book!

The book is free to any Kansas teacher. Teachers who request elementary kits automatically receive a "We Grow Corn!" book with their kit. Classroom sets also can be requested.

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