Kansas Foundation for
Agriculture in the Classroom

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Corn Calculations

Corn is a crop widely grown in Kansas. Ears of corn can be used to teach data calculation such as finding minimum, maximum, mode, median, mean and range.

Suggested Grade Level: 4th – 5th

Time: 50 minutes

Subjects: Math

Objectives:

  1. Students will examine ears of corn and gather data to calculate the minimum, maximum, mode, median, mean and range.

Supporting Kids Connection Magazine: Corn