Grade K – 8

Maple sap collection in bucket

Sweet Maple Syrup.

Season: February – March, excluding March Break
Length: 2 Hours
Arrival Time: 10 a.m. or 12 p.m.

Location: Terra Cotta Conservation Area (map)
Cost: $187 (maximum 30 participants)
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Sweet Maple Syrup

There is nothing better than the start of spring, since this means it’s maple syrup time! Come see the sap run and try your hand at tapping trees, sawing logs, balancing full buckets on yokes, and tasting sweet maple syrup, all while discovering the history of liquid gold.

Ontario Curriculum Links

Grade 1   

Grade 2         

Grade 3         

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8

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Grade 1

Science and Technology

  • Understanding Earth & Life Systems – Daily and Seasonal Changes

Overall Expectations

  • Assess the impact of daily and seasonal changes on living things, including humans
  • Investigate daily and seasonal changes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of what daily and seasonal changes are and of how these changes affect living things

Specific Expectations

  • Relating Science and Technology to Society and the Environment – 1.2
  • Developing Investigation and Communication Skills – 2.3 and 2.5

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Grade 2

Science and Technology
  • Understanding Life Systems: Growth and Changes in Animals
  • Understanding Matter and Energy: Properties of Liquids and Solids


Overall Expectations

  • Investigate similarities and differences in the characteristics of various animals
  • Demonstrate an understanding that animals grow and change and have distinct characteristics
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the properties of liquids and solids

Specific Expectations

  • Developing Investigation and Communication Skills – 2.2, 2.3 and 2.4
  • Understanding Basic Concepts – 3.2
  • Understanding Basic Concepts – 3.1 (for Matter & Energy column)

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Grade 3

Science and Technology

  • Understanding Life Systems: Growth and Changes in Plants

Overall Expectations

  • Assess the impact of daily and seasonal changes on living things, including humans
  • Investigate daily and seasonal changes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of what daily and seasonal changes are and of how these changes affect living things

Specific Expectations

  • Relating Science and Technology to Society and the Environment – 1.2
  • Developing Investigation and Communication Skills – 2.3 and 2.5

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Grade 4

Science and Technology

  • Understanding Earth & Life Systems – Daily and Seasonal Changes

Overall Expectations

  • Assess the impact of daily and seasonal changes on living things, including humans
  • Investigate daily and seasonal changes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of what daily and seasonal changes are and of how these changes affect living things

Specific Expectations

  • Relating Science and Technology to Society and the Environment – 1.2
  • Developing Investigation and Communication Skills – 2.3 and 2.5

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Grade 5

Science and Technology

  • Understanding Earth & Life Systems – Daily and Seasonal Changes

Overall Expectations

  • Assess the impact of daily and seasonal changes on living things, including humans
  • Investigate daily and seasonal changes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of what daily and seasonal changes are and of how these changes affect living things

Specific Expectations

  • Relating Science and Technology to Society and the Environment – 1.2
  • Developing Investigation and Communication Skills – 2.3 and 2.5

_________

Grade 6

Science and Technology

  • Understanding Earth & Life Systems – Daily and Seasonal Changes

Overall Expectations

  • Assess the impact of daily and seasonal changes on living things, including humans
  • Investigate daily and seasonal changes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of what daily and seasonal changes are and of how these changes affect living things

Specific Expectations

  • Relating Science and Technology to Society and the Environment – 1.2
  • Developing Investigation and Communication Skills – 2.3 and 2.5

_________

Grade 7

Science and Technology

  • Understanding Earth & Life Systems – Daily and Seasonal Changes

Overall Expectations

  • Assess the impact of daily and seasonal changes on living things, including humans
  • Investigate daily and seasonal changes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of what daily and seasonal changes are and of how these changes affect living things

Specific Expectations

  • Relating Science and Technology to Society and the Environment – 1.2
  • Developing Investigation and Communication Skills – 2.3 and 2.5

_________

Grade 8

Science and Technology

  • Understanding Earth & Life Systems – Daily and Seasonal Changes

Overall Expectations

  • Assess the impact of daily and seasonal changes on living things, including humans
  • Investigate daily and seasonal changes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of what daily and seasonal changes are and of how these changes affect living things

Specific Expectations

  • Relating Science and Technology to Society and the Environment – 1.2
  • Developing Investigation and Communication Skills – 2.3 and 2.5

 

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