Tennessee Science Curriculum Framework (2012) — Grade 2

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Recognize that plants and animals are made up of smaller parts and use food, water, and air to survive.

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Explain why the sun is the primary source of the earths energy

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Investigate how vibrating objects produce sound.

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Classify sounds according to their loudness and pitch.

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Experiment with magnets to determine that objects can move without being touched.

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Realize that things fall toward the ground unless something holds them up.

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Investigate the habitats of different kinds of local plants and animals.

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Investigate living things found in different places.

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Identify basic ways that plants and animals depend on each other. de

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Recognize that animals eat plants or other animals for food.

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Compare the life cycles of various organisms.

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Realize that parents pass along physical characteristics to their offspring.

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Investigate the relationship between an animals characteristics and the features of the environment where it lives.

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Draw conclusions from fossils about organisms that lived in the past.

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Realize that the sun is our nearest star and that its position in the sky appears to change.

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Make observations of changes in the moons appearance over time.

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Compare and record the components of a variety of soil types.

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Describe rocks according to their origin, size, shape, texture, and color.

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Differentiate between renewable and nonrenewable resources.

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Associate temperature patterns with seasonal changes.

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Use tools to observe the physical properties of objects.

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Investigate how temperature changes affect the state of matter.

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Recognize that air takes up space.

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Observe the world of familiar objects using the senses and tools.

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Ask questions, make logical predictions, plan investigations, and represent data.

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Explain the data from an investigation.

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Recognize that both natural materials and human-made tools have specific characteristics that determine their uses.

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Apply engineering design and creative thinking to solve practical problems.