Pete Bakken, November 2016
Originally filmed November 2014.
- Name products in your school or home that has 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 Content 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.
- Pete told us that his soybean yield was 55 bushels per acre. If Pete has 100 acres of soybeans, how many bushels did he harvest?
- If Pete’s corn yield this year was 180 bushels per acre, and he has 200 acres of corn how many bushels of corn did he harvest?