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Maple Sugar Camp

STATE OF MAINE LEARNING RESULTS

Modern and Classical Languages

E. CULTURAL PRACTICES, PRODUCTS, AND PERSPECTIVES

Students will gain insight into another culture through an understanding of its social practices, products, and perspectives.  Students will be able to:

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2.  Identify the unique products of another culture such as toys, food, songs, currency, and crafts.

Students visited an old-fashioned maple sugar camp. Mr. Rioux explained the maple sugaring process to the students. 

Mr. Rioux explains how they need to insert a hose in the tree to get maple water. The maple water is fed to the holding tank by gravity. The sugar water  is poured into a tub where it boils.  It takes 40 gallons of maple water to make 1 gallon of maple syrup.  It really smelled good in this room!

Old Fashioned Winter Fun

Students ate lunch picnic-style outdoors. Students built a snow fort. What fun sliding down that big hill without a sled!