2nd Grade Science
"I Can" Statements
Science Student Goals and Learning Targets
Life Science - Ecosystems (2.LS2.1, 2.LS2.2, 2.LS4.1)
I can plan and conduct an investigation to determine if plants need sunlight and water to grow.
I can develop a simple model that mimics the function of an animal in dispersing seeds or pollinating plants.
I can make observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats.
Earth's Systems (2.ESS2.1, 2.ESS2.2, 2.ESS2.3)
I can compare multiple solutions designed to slow or prevent wind or water from changing the shape of the land.
I can use information from several sources to provide evidence that Earth events can occur quickly or slowly.
I can develop a model to represent the shapes and kinds of land and bodies of water in an area.
I can obtain information to identify where water is found on Earth and that it can be a solid or a liquid.
Physical Science - Matter (2.PS1.1, 2.PS1.2, 2.PS1.3, 2.PS1.4)
I can plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their properties.
I can analyze data obtained from testing different materials to determine which materials have the properties that are best suited for an intended purpose.
I can make observations to construct an evidence based account of how an object made of a small set of pieces can be disassembled and made into a new object.
I can construct an argument with evidence that some changes caused by heating or cooling can be reversed and some cannot.
Engineering Design (K-2.ETS1-1, K-2.ETS1-2, K-2.ETS1-3)
I can ask questions, make observations and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new object or tool.
I can develop a simple sketch, drawing, or physical model to sillustrate how the shape of an object helps it function as needed to solve a problem.
I can analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.