E23 The Corn Off

What makes corn POP? And some other kernels of wisdom.

Water, steam, and dry heat all react differently with food. Heat can transfer from object to object and cause chemical changes, such as the way the brassica family of vegetables smell different when they’re overcooked. Chef and MasterChef judge George Calombaris helps illustrate this by judging a corn cook off, as well as talking about his favourite vegetable, too.

Lesson Plans

For Teachers

Free Australian Curriculum-aligned lesson plans, springboards and activities for Yr 3-6.

E23 The Corn Off

Yr Level

Learning Area

Curriculum Code
Hot Stuff!
3 4
Science Health and Physical Education
ACSSU046 ACSSU049 ACSIS053 ACPPS036
Transcript The Corn Off
3 4
Science Health and Physical Education
ACSSU046 ACSSU049 ACSIS053 ACPPS036
E23 The Corn Off
Hot Stuff!
Yr Level
3 4
Learning Area
Science Health and Physical Education
Curriculum Code
ACSSU046 ACSSU049 ACSIS053 ACPPS036
Transcript The Corn Off
Yr Level
3 4
Learning Area
Science Health and Physical Education
Curriculum Code
ACSSU046 ACSSU049 ACSIS053 ACPPS036

Factastical #4

Rutabagas are a cross between a cabbage and a turnip. They’re also called Swedes, which makes sense because they grow well in colder climates.