Maple Syrup’s Connection to Climate Change

GeoLiteracy
GeoSTEM
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will learn about the weather and landscapes of the New England States while making connections between the maple syrup Industry and climate change. Students will also learn to create and interpret a climograph. This lesson includes strategies for diverse learners (ELLs).
Author: 
Sue Pendleton
Grade Range: 
7
Duration: 
3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Supplemental Files: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
5: Environment and Society
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
2: How to use mental maps (a person's internalized picture of a part of Earth's surface) to organize information about people places, and environments