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Appendix A. Sequence of activities in both curriculum iterations.
Year 1 (Non-model-based)
Lesson Content and activities
1. Exploring midwestern state
• Using interactive digital maps
• Putting corn within geographic and economic context of regional agriculture
2. The evolution of corn • Putting corn in a historical context
• Moving from teosinte to modern corn
3. Corn growth and life cycle • Comparing plant and animal life cycles