Science in a corn field

Purdue at the Farm Progress Show Just a squiggle! The Boiler Mazer Just a squiggle! Corn Field Science
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Let your feet do the walking! The Maze Design Let your feet do the walking! The Maze Cam Let your feet do the walking! The Maze Diary Let your feet do the walking!The Maze Maker

Let your feet do the walking!Corn Field Science

The Boiler Mazer was used as the setting for two GPS field exercises by students of Wea Ridge Elementary School in Tippecanoe County. Purdue staff and students collaborated with Ms. Jackie Wilson, Wea Ridge teacher, in preparing and conducting the GPS educational program. A 'dress rehearsal' was conducted on 30 July with a group of twelve fifth and sixth graders with prior classroom experience with GPS technologies and thirteen parents. On 5 September, approximately 100 fourth grade students participated in the same activities.

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Inaugural Boiler Mazer GPS Class, 30 July
(includes full description of activities plus photos)
Fall Semester Boiler Mazer GPS Class (5 Sep)
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For More Information....

Purdue Site Specific Management CenterFor more information about geospatial technologies for crop production, take a look at Purdue's Site-Specific Management Center on the World Wide Web at

KingCorn.orgFor more information about corn, take a look at the Corn Growers Guidebook on the World Wide Web at For more information about corn mazes, check out the Corny Mazes section of

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