Curriculum Map: Science Second Grade


The curriculum for the science program covers topics that provide hands-on activities supporting the understanding and application of the life and physical sciences. The primary goal of the science program is to help students understand science through the development of the processes of science as a method for promoting problem solving strategies. The units in the first grade science curriculum include:

Engineering and Design
Earth Systems
Weathering and erosion wear down the earth
Volcanoes and earth quakes rapidly change the surface
Interaction of life: Biosphere, habitat, plant and animal parts and survival (adaptations)
What makes me sick? Health dealing with introduction to disease and being health
States of Matter: solid, liquid, gas
Magnets : A force is a push or a pull
Light and color