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Maple Sugaring

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Maple Sugaring
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The following are recommended websites for maple sugaring activities and a list of activity ideas for teachers and students.

Maple Sugaring Activity Websites

• Early America – Sugaring. Sylvan Learning Center at http://school.discovery.com/lessonplans/programs/earlyamerica/sugaring/

• Making Maple Syrup “At Grandpa’ Sugar Bush”. Education World at http://www.education-world.com/a_books/books038.shtml

• Maple Sugaring and Technology by Steven Sauter & Daisy Welch at http://www.stevesauter.com/Maple_Syrup_Lesson_Plan.html

• Maple Syrup Lesson Plan.
Penn State University Sustainable Forestry Teacher Resource Center at http://sftrc.cas.psu.edu/

• Maple Syrup Production. Cornell Cooperative Extension at http://www.cce.cornell.edu/clinton/ag/maple.html

• Sugar Bush Tales. Michigan.gov at http://www.michigan.gov/scope/0,1607,7-155-13497_13503_13506-43949--,00.html

• Sugaring in New Hampshire at http://www.pemibaker.com/

• Twigs, Scars, & Winter Buds (Grades 3-6). Eisenhower National Clearinghouse at http://www.enc.org/features/calendar/unit/0,,159,00.shtm

• Bigchalk – The Education Network at http://www.bigchalk.com/cgi-bin/WebObjects/WOPortal.woa/db/Home.html

• Massachusetts Maple Producers Association at http://www.massmaple.org/index.html

• St. Joseph County Parks at http://www.sjcparks.org/pdffiles/maple2_4.pdf

Maple Sugaring Activities animated book

• Maple Stories
• Maple Diary
• Maple Poet-Tree
• Maple Ads
• Invent A Maple Food/Recipe
• Maple Bee
• Maple Crossword Puzzle
• Maple Word Search
• Maple Leaf Pressing
• Maple Tree Play
• Four Seasons Maple Art
• Maple Books
• Maple Tree Tapping
• Maple Forest-Tree
• A View From Our Maple Tree
• Maple Math
• Threats to the Sugar Maple Research
• Maple Mapping
• Maple Mural
• Maple History
• Sugar Shack Diorama

Please click on the following links for more information on maple sugaring:

Maple Sugaring Home
Boiling Down

Gathering The Sap
History of Maple Sugaring
Is It Syrup Yet?
Maple Activities
Maple Recipes
Sap
Spile
Sugar Bush
Tapping
Word Search (pdf file)
Word Search Answer Key (pdf file)
Multiple Choice Questions
Glossary

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