How Stuff Works: Corn DVD

Discovery Education

SKU: DC024360
Format: DVD
Grade Level:
Runtime: 39
Copyright: 2008

Alt Formats:
Teacher's Guide
Free Resources
Marc Record

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Learn about agriculture's most versatile and productive crop. The program examines how corn is bred, grown, harvested, and converted into everything from animal feed to plastic. Agricultural scientists discuss corn's origins as a humble grass, and chemists reveal how corn can be made into ethanol, an alternative to fossil fuels.