Ms. Gillespie Second Grade

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Science Standards/ Learning Targets

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1st Nine Weeks

2.E.1 Understand patterns of weather and factors that affect weather. 2.E.1.1 Summarize how energy from the sun serves as a source of light that warms the land, air and water. 2.E.1.2 Summarize weather conditions using qualitative and quantitative measures to describe: • Temperature • Wind direction • Wind speed • Precipitation 2.E.1.3 Compare weather patterns that occur over time and relate observable patterns to time of day and time of year. 2.E.1.4 Recognize the tools that scientists use for observing, recording, and predicting weather changes from day to day and during the seasons.

Find the best material for an umbrella. ***The firefighters are working on the fires in the Nantahala forest. Rain is in the forecast. They do not want to get their walkie talkies wet. Use your materials to create something to protect the walkie talkies from getting wet.

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2nd Nine Weeks

2.P.2 Understand properties of solids and liquids and the changes they undergo. 2.P.2.1 Give examples of matter that change from a solid to a liquid and from a liquid to a solid by heating and cooling. 2.P.2.2 Compare the amount (volume and weight) of water in a container before and after freezing. 2.P.2.3 Compare what happens to water left in an open container over time as to water left in a closed container.

Your teacher needs to find a way to make money over the summer when school is out. They have decided to open a popsicle stand. Help them figure out which flavors would sell well so that the business will be successful.

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3rd Nine Weeks

 

 

 

4th Nine Weeks

 

 

 


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