Pioneer Life in Upper Canada

Making Maple Syrup

- explain how pioneers used natural resources
- identify the contributions of Aboriginal peoples to pioneer settlement
- compare past and present techniques of processing products

  A Link to Learning web-based student learning activity     www.linktolearning.com                   (** to print, page orientation must be changed to LANDSCAPE)

This activity uses the web site  Pioneer Life in Upper Canada  www.pioneerlife.ca
From the main page, click on the Aboriginal Peoples button, scroll down to the Food and Clothing section
and click on sugar from maple trees.
Read the information and complete the first two columns of this chart. Your teacher will give you information to complete the third column.

Aboriginal Method Settler Method Present Day Method
Tapping the Trees

 

 

 

 

Tapping the Trees

 

 

 

 

Tapping the Trees

 

 

 

 

Processing the Sap

 

 

 

 

Processing the Sap

 

 

 

 

Processing the Sap