North Dakota Standards 2nd Grade Science Activities
Printable Second Grade Science Worksheets and Study Guides.
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ND.1. Unifying Concepts: Students understand the unifying concepts and processes of science.
2.1.3. Constancy and Change: Identify changes that are slow (e.g., human development) or fast (e.g., plant growth)
ND.2. Science Inquiry: Students use the process of science inquiry.
2.2.2. Abilities Necessary To Do Scientific Inquiry: Communicate (e.g., verbal, written, graphic) observations to others
ND.3. Physical Science: Students understand the basic concepts and principles of physical science.
2.3.1. Properties of Matter: Identify ways (e.g., mixing, heating, cooling, cutting) to make changes in matter
2.3.2. Properties of Matter: Explain why water left in an open container disappears, but water in a closed container does not disappear
2.3.3. Properties of Matter: Sort matter by observable properties (e.g., size, shape, texture, color)
2.3.5. Force and Motion: Describe how objects fall unless something holds them up (e.g., apple on a tree, coat on a hook, pencil rolling off a desk)
2.3.6. Forms of Energy: Identify whether sources of heat and light are natural or human-made (e.g., sunlight, light bulb)
ND.4. Life Science: Students understand the basic concepts and principles of life science.
2.4.1. Characteristics of Organisms: Identify how plants and animals are alike and different (e.g., in the way they look, in their behaviors)
2.4.2. Organisms and Their Environments: Identify various things that are found in different environments (e.g., cactus, lizard - desert; shark, coral- ocean)
ND.5. Earth and Space Science: Students understand the basic concepts and principles of earth and space science.
2.5.1. Weather, Seasons, and Climate: Describe the patterns and characteristics of the four seasons, and how these changes in weather influence plant, animal, and human activities.
2.5.2. Earth's Surface: Identify different physical properties (e.g., size, shape, texture) of earth materials (e.g., rocks, sand, water)
2.5.3. Earth's Surface: Explain how fossils provide evidence about plants and animals and their environments that lived long ago (e.g., wooly mammoth, fern, ice age).
2.5.5. Objects in the Sky: Explain how the moon appears slightly different every day, but looks nearly the same every four weeks
ND.6. Science and Technology: Students understand relations between science and technology.
2.6.1. Forms of Technology: Identify tools (e.g., ruler, hand lens, thermometer, balance) that are used to observe, measure, and investigate things they could not otherwise see, measure and do
ND.7. Science and Other Areas: Students understand relations between science and personal, social, and environmental issues.
2.7.2. Science and Personal Health: Describe some things (e.g., UV Rays, second-hand smoke, pollution) from our environment that are harmful to people
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