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|What do you think of when you look at a corn field? Popcorn? Corn flakes? Sweet corn? Did you know that popcorn and sweet corn come from different plants? The following are common types of corn, with the scientific name following the common name. After reading through see if you can answer the questions at the bottom!|
To learn more about popcorn you might want to visit the Popcorn Museum, in Marion, Ohio or the Cracker Jackiana section of the Center for Science and Industry, in Columbus, Ohio.