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Sugar Searchers

Main Project Information
Presented By Allendale Columbia School
Goal Find the sugar content of maple trees in different locations
Task Find the circumference of a tree, then the sugar content.
Where Sugar Searchers

We are measuring the amount of sugar in maple trees, and comparing that to the circumference of maple trees. We also using the data to collect to see if there is a connection sugar content of maple trees and proximity to land or water.

Project Timing Whenever the temperature is above freezing point in the day and below in the night. It may vary depending on where you live.
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Expenses $40
Materials List Hydrometer, Buckets, Spout
Special Skills Knowing how to correctly tap trees.
Ideal Age Group Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families, Seniors
Ideal Frequency Every few days
Average Time Several hours
Spend the Time outdoors
Type of Activity On a hike
Tags cheap, educational, fun, hands-on
Project Updated 01/30/2018