Corn

Photograph of corn.

Delicious yellow corn is sweetest in summer, but available year round in cans, or frozen.



Kansas Fruit and Veggie Quick Facts (PDF | 6.66 MB)

Kansas State Department of Education, Child Nutrition & Wellness.

Fact sheets provide origin, availability, nutrition information, trivia, and riddles or activities for over 40 fruits and vegetables.


Corn Recipes

USDA. NAL. Healthy Meals Resource System.

Quantity recipes containing corn from the HMRS Recipe Finder database.


Corn Fact Sheet (PDF | 430 KB)

Mississippi State University Extension Service.

This fact sheet provides growing information, food safety tips, nutrient information, mealtime ideas, fun facts, and ways to involve children in preparation. From One to Grow On: A Garden-Based Learning Program for Preschoolers.


Corn: Classroom Education

Kentucky Corn Growers Association.

Includes links to educational resources and resource development related to corn, including complete curriculum, presentation, activity sheets, and a video.


Vegetable Posters (PDF | 6.13 MB)

Mississippi State University Extension Service.

Each of these 18 colorful posters features a different vegetable with simple facts for preschoolers. Page 6 contains a Corn poster. From One to Grow On: A Garden-Based Learning Program for Preschoolers.


Corn Clipart Food Clipart

Foodandhealth.communications.

Provides a variety of fruit and vegetable clipart images, for free use. Search for a fruit or vegetable to see all associated images.


Kansas Corn Learning Center

Kansas Corn Commission.

This site for educators includes a downloadable teacher resource packet, corn recipes, and links to other corn educational activities.


Watch Your Garden Grow: Corn

University of Illinois Extension.

Web site contains in depth information on corn including varieties, selection, storage and nutritional information and preparation techniques. Also contains information on home preservation and recipes.


The Great Corn Adventure

University of Illinois Extension.

This Web site teaches students about the history of corn, how it grows and is harvested, and uses of corn. There is also a teacher's guide with suggested activities.


Indian Corn Agricultural Research Service Image Gallery

USDA. Agricultural Research Service.

Provided as a complimentary source of high quality digital photographs available from the Agricultural Research Service Information Staff. Corn photos include:


Corn

Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network.

Visitors to this Web site can download and distribute newsletters, recipes, bookmarks, and other materials related to corn.