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