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Skills available for Idaho second-grade science standards

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1 Students identify questions that can be answered through observation, collection, recording, and analysis of data. Students explain that the shape of an item is determined by its function. Students follow multi-step instructions, work cooperatively and use communication skills.

2 Students describe objects by their properties and explain the affect motion has on an object.

3 Students list the basic needs of animals.

4 Students describe weather conditions.

5 Students compare man-made and natural environments. Students identify scientific tools.

  • 5.1 Understand Common Environmental Quality Issues, Both Natural and Human Induced

    • 2.S.5.1.1 Compare and contrast man-made and natural environments.

  • 5.2 Understand the Relationship between Science and Technology

    • 2.S.5.2.1 Identify tools people have invented for everyday life and for scientific investigations.

  • 5.3 Understand the Importance of Natural Resources and the Need to Manage and Conserve Them