Read and Understand, Science, Grades 2-3 presents stories that range from low-second grade to high-third grade in readability.
Topics presented include:
- Life Science—flowering plant life cycle, seed dispersal, parts of a tree, metamorphosis, honeybees, invertebrates, the platypus, digestion
- Physical Science—magnets, sound vibrations (hearing), hot air rises, friction, simple machines, heat transference
- Earth & Space Science—why stars seem to twinkle, rainbows, movements of Earth, thunder and lightning, the moon, soil, fossils
- Science & Technology—using tools to measure, invention of Velcro®, microscopes, telescopes, recycling, manufactured products (plastics)
This resource contains teacher support pages, reproducible student pages, and an answer key.