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									                                     Franklin Lakes Science Curriculum
                                              Life Science - Grade 2
Unit Objective: All students will gain an understanding of the structure, characteristics, and basic needs of organisms and will
investigate the diversity of life.
                              Required Objectives                                                     Suggested Activities
Knowledge: Students will have an understanding of:                                     Directed Inquiry:
•How plants have adaptations to live in different environments                         •Do plants need water?
•How animals are put into two group: backbones/no backbones                            •How are worms and snakes alike and different
•How animals and plants need each other and are part of a food chain                   •What does yeast need to grow?
•How living things have different life cycles                                          •Which hand do different children use to write?
•How the life cycles includes the way a living thing grows and changes                 Guided Inquiry:
Skills: Students will be able to:                                                      •Do plants need light?
•Make a model of a flowering plant and use the model to point out plant parts to       •How can an octopus use its arms?
classmates                                                                             •How can you model a food web?
•Observe plants and record observations in a chart to compare and contrast both        •How does a caterpillar grow and change?
plants                                                                                 Full Inquiry:
•Make a model of a habitat to camouflage animals for students to infer that            •Which bird beak can crush seeds?
camouflage helps hide animals
•Make a model of a backbone using materials to infer that a backbone is similar to                   Enrichment Extensions
the structure                                                                          Activity Flip Chart
•Create a food web to reinforce that the idea of living things are dependent on one    •What are the parts of a flowering plant?
another
                                                                                       •How are a cactus and a fern alike and different?
•Classify different nest models ands infer that the nests are made out of different
                                                                                       •How does camouflage help an animal survive?
materials
                                                                                       •Why does a backbone have many parts?
•Infer that they use different hands to write and that more children use their right
hand to write                                                                          •What is a food chain?
•Infer that a cardinal uses its beak to crush seeds                                    •How does a bird make a nest?
•Observe chrysalises as they turn into butterflies                                     •How common are some traits?
•Collect data about their classmates traits and creating a data chart                  •What happens when a seed germinates?
•Infer that roots sprouting from a radish seed is germinating or growing
                                  Franklin Lakes Science Curriculum
                                     Life Science - Grade 2
              Vocabulary                    Technology Integration                       Assessments
Nutrients            Amphibian      Online Pearson Successnet Website      •Chapter Tests
Roots                Insect         •Web games                             •Inquiry Rubrics
Stem                 Producer       •Online textbook                       •Oral Language Development Assessments
Leaves               Consumer                                              •Portfolio Assessment
Flower               Food chain
                                    Discovery Channel School DVD
Environment          Predator
Adapted              Prey
Prairie              Food web
Mammal               Life cycle
Bird                                       Interdisciplinary Activities                   Resources
                     Nymph
Reptile              Seed coat      •Tally Chart of Living/Nonliving       Student:
Camouflage           Germinate      •Ordinal Numbers                       •Student Workbook
Gills                Seedling       •Writing Links                         •Leveled Readers
Fish
                                    •Big Books
                                    •Biography: Dr. Eugenie Clark
           Differentiation          •Word Work: Beginning Sounds/Rhyming   Teacher:
Enrichment Activity Flipchart       •Songs and poems                       •Teacher’s Guide
Leveled Readers                     •NASA Feature                          •Assessment support
                                    •Literacy Center                       •Vocabulary Cards
                                                                           •Activity Flipcharts
                                                                           •PearsonSuccessnet.com - printable
                                                                           resources
                                 Franklin Lakes Science Curriculum
                                       Earth Science - Grade 2
Unit Objective: All students will gain an understanding of the structure, dynamics, and geophysical systems of the Earth.

                    Required Objectives                                               Suggested Activities
Knowledge: Students will have an understanding of:              Directed Inquiry:
•The definition and types of natural resources                  •How are soils different?
•What rocks and soil are like                                   •How much rain falls?
•How people use plants                                          •Which fossils match the plants and animals?
•How the Earth changes                                          Guided Inquiry:
•How people can protect the Earth                               •How do worms change the soil?
•Different types of weather and how it can change from day      •How can you measure weather changes?
to day                                                          •How can you make a model of a fossil?
•The water cycle                                                Full Inquiry:
•The characteristics of spring, summer, fall and winter         •Does gravel, sand, or soil make the best imprint?
•Different types of bad weather
                                                                                     Enrichment Extensions
•What we can learn from fossils
•What dinosaurs were like                                       Activity Flip chart
Skills: Students will be able to:                               •How does erosion affect land?
•Keep science records                                           •How can you reuse something?
•Extend and refine knowledge of the Earth’s surface and         •How can you tell that water is moving?
how it is composed of different types of solid materials        •How do paleontologists dif for fossils?
•Use context flues to construct meaning                         •How can you tell what made the tracks?
•Recognize patterns in weather
•Describe how fossils are formed                                Science Fair Project
•Use scientific processes including hypothesis, making          •How fast water evaporates
inferences, and recording and communicating data when           •Measuring Temperature
exploring the natural world
                                  Franklin Lakes Science Curriculum
                                    Earth Science - Grade 2
              Vocabulary                        Technology Integration                 Assessments

Boulder         Migrate             Online Pearson Successnet Website         •Formal Assessments
Sand            Hibernate           •Web games                                       –Assessment Books
Erosion         Lightning           •Online textbook                          •Portfolio Assessment
Pollution       Tornado             Discovery Channel School DVD
Weathering      Hurricane           Graph Club
Minerals        Fossil              www.Nasa.gov links
Natural         Paleontologists
Resource        Extinct
Recycle         dinosaurs
Water cycle
Evaporate
Condense
           Differentiation                     Interdisciplinary Activities              Resources

Reaching All Learners - B8          Integrating Your Day - Page B3            Student:
Enrichment Activity Flipchart       •Read Alouds                              •Student Workbook
Leveled Readers                     •Graphing                                 •Leveled Readers
                                    •Reading Strategy, Picture Clues
                                    •Reading Strategy, Drawing Conclusions    Teacher:
                                    •Technology in Science                    •Teacher’s Guide
                                    •Literacy Center                          •Assessment Support
                                    •Art in Science                           •Vocabulary Cards
                                    •Dinosaur Drawing                         •Activity Flipcharts
                                                                              •PearsonSuccessnet.com -
                                                                              printable resources
                                  Franklin Lakes Science Curriculum
                                      Physical Science - Grade 2
Unit Objective: All students will gain an understanding of the structure and behavior of matter. All students will gain an
understanding of natural laws as they apply to motion, forces and energy transformations.
                      Required Objectives                                               Suggested Activities
Knowledge: Students will have an understanding of:                Directed Inquiry:
•Matter’s properties; including color, shape and size             •What happens when oil is mixed with water?
•How an objects mass and how it feel also make up its             •What color heats faster?
properties                                                        •How can you measure force?
•How solar energy, light, and electricity are types of energy     •How can you make sound?
•How the amount of force used on an object affects how far        Guided Inquiry:
and fast the object moves                                         •How can water change?
•Sound and how it is made when an object vibrates                 •How can you change light?
                                                                  •What can magnets do?
•How loudness is determined by how loud or soft a sound is
                                                                  •How can you change sound?
•How pitch is determined by how high or how low a sound is
                                                                  Full Inquiry:
Skills: Student will be able to:
                                                                  •What kind of objects reflect light clearly?
•Use a variety of tools to observe, measure, analyze and
predict changes in size, mass, temperature, color, position,                             Enrichment Extensions
quantity, sounds, and movement                                    Activity Flip Chart
•Analyze information to make predictions, make sketches           •How are solids different from liquids?
and diagrams to explain ideas, and draw conclusions using         •How can you make an ice cube melt faster?
information and prior knowledge                                   •How does electricity light up a lightbulb?
•Compare the amount of pushing and pulling required to            •What gives off heat?
move objects across the floor                                     •Do heavy objects fall faster than light objects?
•Distinguish between different heat sources (friction vs. solar   •How do objects move on different surfaces?
vs. nuclear vs. electric)                                         •How can you describe sound?
•Demonstrate an understanding of customary and metric             •How does sound travel?
measurements of distances (inches, feet, yards, meters, etc.)     Science Fair Projects
•Explain way that simple machines make work easier                •Energy in My Terrarium
•Demonstrate that some vibrations may be heard                    •Listening to Sound Through Matter
                                 Franklin Lakes Science Curriculum
                                       Physical Science - Grade 2
            Vocabulary                            Technology Integration                    Assessments

Mass       Conductor         Vibrate    Online Pearson Successnet Website       •Chapter Tests
Property   Reflects          Loudnes    •Web games                              •Inquiry Rubrics
States     Shadow            s          •Online textbook                        •Oral Language Development
of         Motion            Pitch                                              Assessments
Matter     Force                        Discovery Channel School DVD            •Portfolio Assessment
Liquid     Gravity
Gas        Work
Mixture    Friction
Solid      Simple
Energy     Machine
Solar      Attract
Energy     Repel
Source
fuel
           Differentiation                       Interdisciplinary Activities                 Resources

Enrichment Activity Flipchart           Integrating Your Day - C3               Student:
Leveled Readers                         •Read Alouds                            •Student Workbook
                                        •Finding patterns                       •Leveled Reader
                                        •NASA Career
                                                                                Teacher:
                                        •NASA Feature
                                                                                •Teacher’s Guide
                                        •Literacy Center
                                                                                •Assessment Support
                                        •Health in Science
                                                                                •Vocabulary Cards
                                        •Musical Sounds
                                                                                •Activity Flipcharts
                                        •Art in Science
                                                                                •PearsonSuccessnet.com - printables
                                   Franklin Lakes Science Curriculum
                                Space and Technology - Grade 2
Unit Objective: All students will gain an understanding of the origin, evolution and structure of the universe. All students will gain
an understanding of the interrelationships between science and technology and develop a conceptual understanding of the
nature and process of technology.

                     Required Objectives                                                  Suggested Activities

Knowledge: Students will have an understanding of:                 Directed Inquiry:
•How the Earth is always spinning on its axis                      •What causes day and night?
•How the Earth moves around the Sun in an orbit                    •How can you move the ball?
•How Technology helps people travel, communicate and
make things                                                        Guided Inquiry:
•How doctors use technology to help people get well                •How can you make a model of a constellation?
•How people influence the quality of life of those around          •How can you make a maze?
them
                                                                   Full Inquiry:
                                                                   •Which tissue is the strongest?
Skills: Students will be able to:
•Identify ways that changes in technology have helped                                   Enrichment Extensions
improve various means of communication
•Identify ways that technology affects people’s everyday lives     Activity Flip Chart
•Identify and describe examples of natural and human-made          •What causes the seasons?
materials                                                          •What do constellations look like?
                                                                   •How can you make a model of a helicopter?
                                                                   •How can you build a strong bridge?

                                                                   Science Fair Project
                                                                   •Phases of the Moon
                                                                   •Flying Better
                                    Franklin Lakes Science Curriculum
                                    Space and Technology - Grade 2
                Vocabulary                       Technology Integration                      Assessments

Axis               Transportation      Online Pearson Successnet Website        PearsonSuccessnet.com/Successtracker
Rotation           Engine              •Web games                               •Formal Assessments
Orbit              Vaccine             •Online textbook                                –Assessment Books
Constellatio       Meteorologist                                                •Portfolio Assessment
n                  Satellite           Discovery Channel School DVD
Crater             Manufacture         Graph Club
Phase                                  www.Nasa.gov links
Solar
System
Technology
Invent
               Differentiation                  Interdisciplinary Activities                  Resources

Reaching All Learners - D8             Integrating Your Day - D3                Student:
Leveled Readers                        •The First Telephone                     •Student Workbook
Activity Flip Chart                    •Sun-Centered System                     •Leveled Readers
                                       •Math in Science
                                       •Art in Science
                                                                                Teacher:
                                       •Writing in Science
                                                                                •Teacher’s Guide
                                       •Reading Strategy, Retell
                                                                                •Assessment Support
                                       •Reading Strategy, Alike and Different
                                                                                •Vocabulary Cards
                                       •Calendar Patterns
                                                                                •Activity Flipcharts
                                                                                •PeasonSuccessnet.com - printable
                                                                                resources

								
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