The science program in 2nd grade is an important part of the total curriculum that emphasizes the knowledge and skills related to lifetime needs.  The following are units that are taught in 2nd grade.

    Science Processes- students learn the 5 main processes that scientists use in their studies and experiments

    Nutrition- healthy and unhealthy foods, portions, "My Plate," food groups

    Interactions of LIving Things- habitats, animal adaptations and shelters

    What Makes Me Sick- germs, ways to stay healthy, viruses, bacteria

    Light and Color- sources of light, reflection, opaque, transparent, and translucent objects

    Matter- properties of solids, liquids, and gases