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Corn is Maize: The Gift of the Indians
A simple description of how corn was discovered and used by Native Americans and how it came to be an important food throughout the world. Popcorn, corn on the cob, cornbread, tacos, tamales, tortillas, and more are all made from this amazing plant.
Lessons Associated with this Resource
- Corn an A-maizing Plant: Food, Fuel, and Plastic
- Get Popping!
- Inherited Traits in the Living Corn Necklace (Grades 3-5)
- Pests and Pesticides in Agriculture
- Three Sisters Garden