Faranda Farm

Faranda Farm

Friday, October 4th 2013 from 2-4
1171 Penn Ave.
Hollsopple, PA 15935


COST $7.00 per participant

RSVP: Please RSVP to dkelliher@pavcsk12.org by Wednesday, September 25th with the names of all who will be attending,

Purpose of Outing: Social/Educational

Can you answer the following with one answer?

Can help run the engine of our automobiles?
Makes Mexican Food crunchy?
Can sweeten your soda?
Makes a quick microwave snack?
Keeps your fragile items from breaking when shipped?

What’s Your Guess?
Yes, it is Corn!

Did you know corn is America’s #1 field crop? Corn leads all other crops in value and volume of production. Our 2013 field trips will examine the many varieties of corn, its growth cycle, and its many uses. And as you can see from above, sweet, dent, Indian and popcorn are used in many, many ways.

Students may claim 90 minutes for Science and 30 for LA for this outing.

Learning Objectives

Students will examine the many varieties of corn.
Students will learn the different uses of corn.
After the lesson, students will write, and share with the group three ways corn is used to make products we use in our everyday lives.


1:45 Arrival, Welcome, Sign in
2:00 Tour begins
4:00 Tour ends


If you have any questions, please contact.
David Kelliher dkelliher@pavcsk12.org

Reminders for PA Virtual Events

1: In consideration of our students with serious allergies, please refrain from bringing nut (food) products and balloons.

2: As always, to limit the spread of possible flu, please do not attend a PAVCS event if you have had a fever within 24 hours of the event.

3: For safety: All students need to be accompanied by a parent or learning coach. All students must wear shoes/sneakers for the entire school event and please refrain from bringing pets.

4: If there is a possibility of severe weather, please check Blackboard the day of the event in case the event is cancelled due to weather.

5: All PAVCS events are tobacco free.