2nd grade science curriculum

2nd Grade Science Curriculum {Little Science Thinkers}

Little 2nd grade Science Thinkers is a complete curriculum that includes scripted teacher lesson plans, nonfiction read-aloud books in a printable or projectible format, PowerPoints for each lesson, easy-prep science investigations and activities, assessments, anchor chart examples, and more.

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Little Science Thinkers {Mini Unit: Apples}

Little Science Thinkers is a complete science curriculum specifically for primary students.  It’s everything you need to introduce, teach, practice, and assess your students. This curriculum was completely researched, designed, and created by Karen Jones.

–MINI UNITS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN ANY LITTLE SCIENCE THINKERS BUNDLES–

MINI UNIT: Apple Science is great for the beginning of the school year for kindergarten students as well as students of other grade levels who are working on emergent literacy skills. Get ready to investigate and explore apples just like scientists do! It contains lessons on these specific topics:

Parts of an apple
How apples grow
Apple trees during different seasons
Observing apples like scientists

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2nd grade social studies

Little 2nd grade SOCIAL STUDIES {Unit 1: Government & Civics}

Little Social Studies Thinkers is a complete social studies curriculum specifically for students in grade 2.  It’s everything you need to introduce, teach, practice, and assess your 2nd grade students.  It incorporates many state 2nd grade social studies standards. This curriculum was completely researched, designed, and created by Karen Jones.

UNIT 1: GOVERNMENT & CIVICS introduces your students to government. It contains lessons on these specific topics:

Rules and laws in our home, school, and community
Rights and responsibilities
Why people form governments
Levels of government
Services provided by governments
Roles of public officials
What taxes are
Participating in government and community service

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Little 2nd Grade SCIENCE Thinkers {UNIT 3: Habitats}

Little 2nd grade Science Thinkers is a complete science curriculum specifically for students in grade 2.  It’s everything you need to introduce, teach, practice, and assess your students. It incorporates NGSS standards (standard alignment included). This curriculum was completely researched, designed, and created by Karen Jones.

UNIT 3: HABITATS introduces your students to different habitats and the diversity of plant and animal life found in them. It includes many engaging activities and investigations for your class. It includes lessons on these topics:

Biodiversity
Desert Habitats
Temperate Forest Habitats
Tropical Rainforest Habitats
Grassland Habitats
Marine Habitats
Freshwater Habitats
Polar Habitats
Tundra Habitats
Microhabitats

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Little 2nd Grade SCIENCE Thinkers {UNIT 2: Living Things}

Little 2nd grade Science Thinkers is a complete science curriculum specifically for students in grade 2.  It’s everything you need to introduce, teach, practice, and assess your students. It incorporates many state and NGSS standards (standard alignment included). This curriculum was completely researched, designed, and created by Karen Jones.

UNIT 2: LIVING THINGS introduces your students to how living things depend on each other for survival. It includes many engaging investigations for your class. It includes lessons on these topics:

Needs of plants and animals
How plant parts help them meet their basic needs
Seed dispersal and pollination
How physical characteristics and behaviors help animals survive
Animal migration
Dormancy and hibernation of living things
Life cycles of plants and animals, including metamorphosis
Inherited Traits of plants and animals
Extinction and fossils

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Little 2nd Grade SCIENCE Thinkers {UNIT 1: Matter}

Little 2nd grade Science Thinkers is a complete science curriculum specifically for students in grade 2.  It’s everything you need to introduce, teach, practice, and assess your students. It incorporates many state and NGSS standards (NGSS standard alignment included). This curriculum was completely researched, designed, and created by Karen Jones.

UNIT 1: MATTER introduces your students to science, properties of matter, and structures. It includes many engaging investigations and experiments for your class. It includes lessons on these topics:

What scientists do
Science tools and safety
The scientific method
States of matter
Observing and classifying properties of matter
Structures and Materials
Assembling and disassembling structures
Changing States of matter
Reversible and irreversible changes

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Little 1st Grade SCIENCE Thinkers {UNIT 3: Earth’s Surface}

Little 1st Grade SCIENCE Thinkers is a complete science curriculum specifically for first grade.  It’s everything you need to introduce, teach, practice, and assess your students.  It incorporates both the NGSS standards as well as many state standards for 1st grade science. This curriculum was completely researched, designed, and created by Karen Jones.

 

UNIT 3: EARTH’S SURFACE teaches your little learners all about the materials found on the surface of Earth, including rocks and minerals, soil, and other natural resources. It includes many engaging investigations and experiences for your class. It includes lessons on these topics:Earth’s Crust
Rocks and Minerals
Soil
Natural Resources
Caring for Earth

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Little 1st Grade SCIENCE Thinkers {UNIT 5: Weather}

Little 1st Grade SCIENCE Thinkers is a complete science curriculum specifically for first grade.  It’s everything you need to introduce, teach, practice, and assess your students.  It incorporates both the NGSS standards as well as many state standards for 1st grade science. This curriculum was completely researched, designed, and created by Karen Jones.

 

UNIT 5: WEATHER teaches your students about different types of weather that people experience around the world. It includes many engaging investigations and experiences for your class. It includes lessons on these topics:

Components of Weather
How Weather Systems Form
Precipitation
Types of Clouds
Severe Weather
Weather Forecasting
Weather and Climate

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Little Kindergarten Science Thinkers {UNIT 3: Properties}

Little Science Thinkers is a complete science curriculum specifically for Kindergarten.  It’s everything you need to introduce, teach, practice, and assess your kinder friends.  It incorporates many state and NGSS standards. This curriculum was completely researched, designed, and created by Karen Jones.

 

UNIT 3: Properties teaches your little learners to think and observe like scientists. It contains lessons on these specific topics:

How we make observations
States of matter: solid, liquid, and gas
Observing and describing color of objects
Size and how we can measure
Observing weight formally and informally
Observing and describing shape
Observing texture
Observing temperature

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Little Kindergarten Science Thinkers {UNIT 2: Seasons and Weather}

Little Science Thinkers is a complete science curriculum specifically for Kindergarten.  It’s everything you need to introduce, teach, practice, and assess your kinder friends.  It incorporates many state and NGSS standards. This curriculum was completely researched, designed, and created by Karen Jones.

UNIT 2: Seasons & Weather introduces students to the sun, different types of weather, and our seasons. It contains lessons on these specific topics:

What weather is
Types of weather we experience
What the sun is
How the sun affects Earth
How we can observe and measure weather
How weather affects our lives
Severe weather
Severe weather safety
The seasons

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