2nd Grade Comprehensive Curriculum

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Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3 Unit 4 Unit 5 Unit 6

Comprehensive Curriculum

Black-line Masters

Pacing Chart

Additional Resources

 

Unit 1: Properties of Matter
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Temperature:  12 thermometers (F and C), 6 GLXs with 2 digital thermometers

Mass: 6 Ohaus triple beam balances

Force:  6 GLXs & 6 force sensors with digital or scale reading

Hook Mass Sets : 6

Volume:  6 beakers, 6 sets of plastic cylinders, 12 funnels

Motion:  6 GLXs, 6 motion sensors, 6 photogates, 6 inclined plane boards, 6 friction boxes , 6 Halls cars 

 

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Solid to Liquid Race

Activity 4:   Use motion sensor 

In Activity 6:
Use force sensor to compare push to pull & compare the speed of a rolling object to the speed of sliding object.

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Unit 2: Sound and Light
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Sound: Wave Port (on portable laptop), 6 sound sensors built into GLX, one sound level sensor for demonstration, 8-piece tuning fork set

Light: 6 goose neck lamps,  6 flash lights, pkg. of  paraffin candles, 6 unbreakable mirrors (5"x7" ), 6 light sensors to be used with 6 GLXs

 

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Investigating Sound

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Unit 3: Basic Needs of Living Things
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6 meter sticks, 12 primary rulers, 12 senior rulers, 6 measuring tapes, 6 Ohaus triple beam balances, 12 thermometers , 1 QX5 computer microscope, 1 set of general science slides, 12 pk. disposable microscope slides, 1 deep well projection slide, 12 blunt point  forceps,  6 magnifying glasses, 6 light sensors with GLXs

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Animals & Light

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Unit 4: Environment
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1 QX5 computer microscope, 1 set of general science slides, 12 pk. disposable microscope slides, 1 deep well projection slide, 12 blunt point forceps,  6 magnifying glasses

 

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Unit 5: Earth and Beyond
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1 QX5 computer microscope, 6 magnifying glasses, 1 introductory rock collection set, 6 streak mineral collection, 6 sets classifying sedimentary, metamorphic and  igneous rocks, 1 illuminated orbital planetarium

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 Unit 6: Weather
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12 thermometers, 6 GLXs with 2 digital thermometers each, with a light sensor each, flash light to symbolize the sun, 1 illuminated orbital planetarium

 

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Weather Watcher

Evaporation and Condensation

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Please use the Weather Stations that are available through the internet by all schools in the parish when covering the Weather Unit! 

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Weather Station Instructions