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Arkansas Standards for Second Grade Science

AR.1. Nature of Science: Characteristics and Processes of Science: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of the characteristics and processes of science using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology.

NS.1.2.1. Inquiry and Process Skills: Communicate observations orally, in writing, and in graphic organizers: T-charts; pictographs; Venn diagrams; bar graphs.

NS.1.2.3. Inquiry and Process Skills: Conduct scientific investigations individually and in teams: lab activities; field studies.

NS.1.2.4. Inquiry and Process Skills: Estimate and measure length and temperature using International System of Units (SI)

NS.1.2.6. Inquiry and Process Skills: Make predictions in teams and as individuals based upon empirical evidence

NS.1.2.7. Scientific Equipment and Technology: Use age appropriate equipment and tools in scientific investigations (e.g., balances, hand lenses, rulers, and thermometers)

NS.1.2.8. Scientific Equipment and Technology: Apply lab safety rules as they relate to specific science lab activities (see Arkansas Lab Safety Guide)

AR.10. Earth and Space Science: Objects in the Universe: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of objects in the universe using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology.

ESS.10.2.1. Solar System: Illustrate four moon phases: full, half, crescent, new

ESS.10.2.2. Solar System: Model the movement of Earth and its moon

ESS.10.2.3. Solar System: Contrast the visibility of the sun and moon

AR.2. Life Science: Living Systems: Characteristics, Structure, and Function: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of living systems using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology

LS.2.2.1. Characteristics: Classify animals into major groups according to their structure: mammals; birds; fish

LS.2.2.2. Characteristics: Differentiate among herbivores, carnivores, and omnivores

LS.2.2.3. Characteristics: Identify basic needs of most plants: nutrients; water; light; air; temperature; space

LS.2.2.6. Structure and Function: Describe the function of the following plant parts: leaves; stems; flowers; roots

AR.3. Life Science: Life Cycles, Reproduction, and Heredity: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of life cycles, reproduction, and heredity using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology.

LS.3.2.2. Life Cycles: Compare and contrast embryonic development and incomplete metamorphosis

AR.4. Life Science: Populations and Ecosystems: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of populations and ecosystems using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology.

LS.4.2.2. Describe characteristics of various habitats

AR.5. Physical Science: Matter: Properties and Changes: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of matter, including properties and changes, using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology.

PS.5.2.1. Physical Properties: Classify objects based on two or more properties

AR.6. Physical Science: Motion and Forces: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of motion and forces using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology

PS.6.2.1. Motion and Forces: Investigate the relationship between force and motion

AR.7. Physical Science: Energy and Transfer of Energy: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of energy and transfer of energy using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology

PS.7.2.1. Light: Classify materials as transparent, translucent, or opaque (e.g., plastic wrap, wax paper, and aluminum foil)

AR.8. Earth and Space Science: Earth Systems: Structure and Properties: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of Earth's structure and properties using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology.

ESS.8.2.1. Properties of the Earth: Conduct investigations to distinguish among the following components of soil: clay, sand, silt, humus

ESS.8.2.2. Properties of the Earth: Recognize and discuss the different properties of soil: color, texture, ability to retain water, ability to support plant growth

ESS.8.2.4. Natural Resources: Identify products derived from natural resources

ESS.8.2.5. Weather: Chart weather conditions every day

ESS.8.2.7. Weather: Describe characteristics of cumulus, stratus, and cirrus clouds

ESS.8.2.8. Weather: Predict weather based on cloud type