AAF Pete Bakken - October

Posted: 10/6/2015

Video 1 – October


Chopping Silage

Discussion:  Peter has lots of different crops on his farm. Peter mentioned that his soybeans can be made in to all sorts of things.  Explore the soy products that are found in daily life. The teacher resource includes lists of foods and household products.


Teacher Resource: http://www.ncsoy.org/about-soybeans/uses-of-soybeans.aspx

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.

  • Peter said that he chopped 3,300 tons of silage in 2 days. How many tons did he chop in 1 day? If there are 2000 pounds in 1 ton, how many pounds of silage does Peter have?
  • If you choose you could also talk about fermentation.


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