Arizona Science Standards — Grade 2


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2.ESS1.1

Measure weather conditions (e.g., temperature, precipitation).

2.ESS1.2

Record weather conditions (e.g., temperature, precipitation).

2.ESS1.3

Identify the following types of clouds: cumulus stratus cirrus

2.ESS1.4

Analyze the relationship between clouds, temperature, and weather patterns.

2.HNS1.1

Identify how diverse people and/or cultures, past and present, have made important contributions to scientific innovations (e.g., Daniel Hale Williams [physician], supports Strand 4; Charles Drew [physician], supports Strand 4; Elizabeth Blackwell [physician], supports Strand 4).

2.HNS1.2

Identify science-related career opportunities.

2.HNS2.1

Identify components of familiar systems (e.g., organs of the digestive system, bicycle).

2.HNS2.2

Identify the following characteristics of a system: consists of multiple parts or subsystems parts work interdependently

2.HNS2.3

Identify parts of a system too small to be seen (e.g., plant and animal cells).

2.IP1.1

Formulate relevant questions about the properties of objects, organisms, and events in the environment. (See M02-S2C1-01)

2.IP1.2

Predict the results of an investigation (e.g., in animal life cycles, phases of matter, the water cycle).

2.IP2.1

Demonstrate safe behavior and appropriate procedures (e.g., use of instruments, materials, organisms) in all science inquiry.

2.IP2.2

Participate in guided investigations in life, physical, and Earth and space sciences.

2.IP2.3

Use simple tools such as rulers, thermometers, magnifiers, and balances to collect data (U.S. customary units).

2.IP2.4

Record data from guided investigations in an organized and appropriate format (e.g., lab book, log, notebook, chart paper).

2.IP3.1

Organize data using graphs (i.e., pictograph, tally chart), tables, and journals. (See M02-S2C1-02)

2.IP3.2

Construct reasonable explanations of observations on the basis of data obtained (e.g., Based on the data, does this maK.E sense? Could this really happen?). (See M02-S2C1-04)

2.IP3.3

Compare the results of the investigation to predictions made prior to the investigation.

2.IP3.4

Generate questions for possible future investigations based on the conclusions of the investigation.

2.IP4.1

Communicate the results and conclusions of an investigation (e.g., verbal, drawn, or written).

2.IP4.2

Communicate with other groups to describe the results of an investigation.

2.LS1.1

Identify animal structures that serve different functions (e.g., sensory, defense, locomotion).

2.LS1.2

Identify the following major parts of: the digestive system mouth, esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines respiratory system nose, trachea, lungs, diaphragm circulatory system heart, arteries, veins, blood

2.LS1.3

Describe the basic functions of the following systems: digestive breakdown and absorption of food, disposal of waste respiratory exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide circulatory transportation of nutrients and oxygen throughout the body

2.LS2.1

Describe the life cycles of various insects.

2.LS2.2

Describe the life cycles of various mammals.

2.LS2.3

Compare the life cycles of various organisms.

2.PS1.1

Describe objects in terms of measurable properties (e.g., length, volume, weight, temperature) using scientific tools.

2.PS1.2

Classify materials as solids, liquids, or gases.

2.PS1.3

Demonstrate that water can exist as a: gas vapor liquid water solid ice

2.PS1.4

Demonstrate that solids have a definite shape and that liquids and gases taK.E the shape of their containers.

2.SP2.1

Analyze how various technologies impact aspects of peoples lives (e.g., entertainment, medicine, transportation, communication).

2.SP2.2

Describe important technological contributions made by people, past and present: automobile Henry Ford airplane Wilbur and Orville Wright telephone Alexander G. Bell

2.SP2.3

Identify a simple problem that could be solved by using a suitable tool.