This unit will take (9 to 10)Days
|Teach the process of photosynthesis.
Use manipulatives if available.
Teach about Canadian culture and its dependance on maple syrup production.
Use French and scientific terminology to accomplish the above goals.
|Day Two--Internet Lab
|Visit A site on Plants and the Environment. to view information on photosynthesis. The Biology Place is a good resource as well.|
|Day Three--Internet Lab
|Visit Fortune Farms Online and have students go on a virtual tour. Have students make observational notes and journal entries.|
|Day Four--Field Trip
||Visit a maple sap tapping farm if available. Compare with the virtual tour.|
||Discuss and make graphs of the economic situation in Canada because of maple syrup production.|
|Day Six-- Classroom
||Write a poem in the French language about maple sap tapping. Illustrate the poem and share with the class.|
|Day Seven--Internet Lab||Have students develop a multimedia presentation on maple sap tapping and the information they gathered from their virtual tour.|
|Day Eight--Internet Lab||Complete from day five|
|Day Nine--Internet Lab or Classroom||Presentation of Projects|
|Day Ten--Internet Lab or Classroom||Presentation of projects|
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