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Alabama Standards for Second Grade Science

AL.1. Physical Science - Students will:

1.1. Identify states of matter as solids, liquids, and gases.

1.1.a. Describing objects according to physical properties, including hardness, color, and flexibility
1.1.b. Describing changes between states of matter. Examples: solid to liquid - melting, gas to liquid - condensing, liquid to gas - evaporating, liquid to solid - freezing

1.2. Identify vibration as the source of sound.

1.2.a. Identifying pitch and volume as properties of sound
1.2.b. Distinguishing between pitch and volume of sound

1.4. Describe observable effects of forces, including buoyancy, gravity, and magnetism. Examples: buoyancy - boat floating on water, gravity - apple falling from tree, magnetism - magnets adhering to metal

1.4.a. Identifying simple machines, including the inclined plane, lever, pulley, wedge, screw, and wheel and axle

AL.2. Life Science - Students will:

2.5. Identify the relationship of structure to function in plants, including roots, stems, leaves, and flowers.

AL.3. Earth and Space Science - Students will:

3.10. Identify the impact of weather on agriculture, recreation, the economy, and society.

3.10.a. Recognizing the importance of science and technology to weather predictions

3.11. Identify basic components of our solar system, including the sun, planets, and Earth's moon.

3.7. Identify geological features as mountains, valleys, plains, deserts, lakes, rivers, and oceans.

3.7.a. Identifying local landforms and bodies of water
3.7.b. Identifying components of soil, including sand, clay, and silt

3.8. Identify evidence of erosion and weathering of rocks.

3.9. Describe evaporation, condensation, and precipitation in the water cycle.