After completing this activity, students should be able to:
-Use thermometer and hydrometer during syrup making
-Study traditional native methods and compare to modern methods
-Incorporate math skills in terms of ratios and $$
-ID Maple trees for tapping
-Tap a tree, set up a collection bucket
-Collect and process sap
ENVIRONMENTAL LITERACY SCOPE AND SEQUENCE
SYSTEM CONCEPT(S) TO BE ADDRESSED:
innovation and invention
SYSTEM BENCHMARK(S) TO BE ADDRESSED FOR GRADES 6-8:
C-1 Social and natural systems can include processes as well as things.
MINNESOTA ACADEMIC STANDARDS
MINNESOTA SCIENCE STANDARD(S) TO BE ADDRESSED:
7.I.D.2. The student will cite examples of how culture influences scientific and technological advances.
7.IV.F.1. The student will know that plants use the energy in light to make sugars out of carbon dioxide and water.
8.I.D.1 - The student will relate personal experiences in scientific investigation to the experiences of scientists throughout history.
8.I.D.2- The student will cite examples of how science and technology contributed to changes in agriculture, manufacturing, sanitation, medicine, warfare, transportation, information processing or communication.
9-12.I.C.4- The student will know that technological changes and scientific advances are often accompanied by social, political, environmental and economic changes.
9-12.I.C.5- The student will recognize that science and technology are influenced by cultural backgrounds and beliefs and by social needs, attitudes, values and limitations.
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