Jim Petrik, November 2016
Originally filmed November 2014.
- Name products in your school or home that have corn in it? Teachers can find answers here: http://commodityhq.com/2012/13-ways-corn-is-used-in-our-everyday-lives/
Teacher Resource: http://www.explainthatstuff.com/howcombineharvesterswork.html
This link has a very good visual of how a combine works.
Core Standard & Question: 4.OA.2 Multiply or divide to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparison, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem, distinguishing multiplicative comparison from additive comparison.
- Jim said that his grain cart holds 16,000 pounds of corn, which is about 300 bushels. How much does one bushel of corn weigh?