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1. The area where a large group of maple trees grow that are used for syrup production is called a "sugarbush". How old must the trees in the sugarbush be to be tapped for maple syrup making? (Think twoscore)
2. When the water, stored in the tree's roots, combine with natural sugar that is in the tree, what is created?
3. The maple sugar season is about six weeks long. When does it usually start?
4. Which of these are used to collect sap to make maple syrup?
5. How often must the sap be collected during maple sugar season?
6. On average, it takes about 40 gallons of sap to make one gallon of maple syrup.
7. What is the structure called where the sap is boiled down into syrup?
8. Why does a sugar maker use a thermometer and hydrometer in the syrup making process?
9. How often can a maple tree be tapped for sap collection?
10. Which of these is a good use for maple syrup?
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