Science Lessons and Investigations, Grade 2 - Teacher's Edition, Print EMC 4312

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EMC Number: 4312

Page Count: 224

EAN: 9781645140047

Science Lessons and Investigations presents science learning through in-depth investigation and observation, supporting Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in life, earth, and physical science. Each comprehensive unit includes a hands-on engagement activity to allow students to explore and investigate science concepts.
The 14 science units build upon prior knowledge and experience and allow students to apply their understanding in a variety of ways. Each unit guides students through exploring the science concept and includes hands-on, cross-curricular activities to extend learning.   
This robust teaching resource gives you everything you need, including:

  • Teacher support pages and an answer key
  • Unit concept page to guide discussion
  • Vocabulary/Words to know
  • Reading selections with real-life visual examples
  • Comprehension and vocabulary activities
  • “ I wonder” and/or research and write writing prompts
  • Hands-on science investigation that may include science experiments, STEM challenges, observations, art projects, and other creative cross-curricular activities
*Hands-on science investigations include experiments, STEM challenges, observations, art projects, and other cross-curricular projects to enhance learning.
Topics covered in Science Lessons and Investigations grade 2 include:
Life Science
  • What Do Plants Need to Grow?
  • How Do Animals Help Plants?
  • How Do Animals Pollinate Plants?
  • How Many Things Live in One Place?
Earth Science
  • How and When Does Earth Change?
  • How Do Wind and Water Change the Shape of the Land?
  • How Do Maps Show Land and Bodies of Water?
  • Where Is Water on Earth?
Physical Science
  • What Is Matter?
  • What’s the Best Material to Use?
  • What Can These Pieces Make?
  • What Happens When You Heat or Cool Something?
  • How Does Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling Help Earth?
  • What Do Scientists Study?
For additional STEM projects, see Evan-Moor’s STEM Lessons and Challenges series.

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