In this program students discover the magic of maple trees as they explore how sap is collected and boiled over an open fire. They will compare the maple sugaring traditions of Indigenous communities and settlers, taste maple treats and make a maple craft.
Subject(s): Science & Technology, Social Studies, History & Geography
Curriculum Strand(s): Understanding Life Systems, Understanding Matter & Energy, Heritage & Identity, People & Environments
Curriculum Topic(s): Needs & Characteristics of Living Things, Energy in Our Lives (gr. 1), Properties of Liquids & Solids, Changing Family & Community Traditions (gr. 2), Growth & Changes in Plants, Communities in Canada, 1780-1850, Living & Working in Ontario (gr. 3), Political & Physical Regions of Canada (gr. 4), Properties of & Changes in Matter (gr. 5), Interactions in the Environment, Pure Substances & Mixtures (gr. 7), Fluids (gr. 8)