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Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom

Kansas Lesson Plan

Cotton's Incredible Journey

Lesson Plan
Through this lesson plan on cotton's journey, students have an opportunity to look at the life of cotton from seed to the finished product. They will also learn about the history and get involved in hands on activities related to cotton.

Suggested Grade Level

4th - 5th


75 minutes


Science, Social Studies, Language Arts


  1. Students will learn the sequence of cotton production and what each step entails.
  2. Students will be able to identify the different parts of a cotton plant.
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