messagepart-6Students in second grade use classroom science time as an opportunity to…

  • Ask questions about objects, organisms, and events in the environment.
  • Tell about Why? and What would happen if…?
  • Make predictions based on observed patterns.
  • Name and use simple science equipment and tools (e.g. rulers, meter sticks, thermometers, hand lenses, balances) to gather data and extend the senses.
  • Record observations and data with pictures, numbers and written statements.
  • Discuss observations with others.

Second grade science units of study include…

  • Bats
  • Rocks and Minerals
  • Force and Motion
  • Soil Habitats