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Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom

Kansas Lesson Plan

Estimating Grain Game

Lesson Plan
Storing grain is an important part of the harvesting process. In this lesson, students will gain knowledge in transporting and storing grain safely. They will learn to estimate different commodities in multiple units of measurement.

Suggested Grade Level

4th - 6th


25 minutes




  1. Students will learn to estimate kernels in ounces and cups.
  2. Students will learn the differences in weight and space of different commodities.
  3. Students will learn how grain is properly stored and transported.
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