Where Does Maple Syrup Come From?
About the Where Does Maple Syrup Come From? Lesson
This lesson explains where maple syrup comes from and briefly covers the process of going from tree to table.
• Students will be reminded of how much we depend on trees and will learn of yet another product garnered from them. A simple?but unique?process is briefly described to stir their interest.
One of the sweetest things we get from a tree is maple syrup. There is more than one kind of maple tree. There are black, red, and silver maples. But the best syrup comes from the ?sugar maple?. Sugar maple is also called ?rock? maple or ?hard? maple. The scientific name is Acer saccharum.