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Skills available for Nebraska second-grade science standards

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SC K-12.1 Students will combine scientific processes and knowledge with scientific reasoning and critical thinking to ask questions about phenomena and propose explanations based on gathered evidence.

SC K-12.2 Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, theories, and models of the Physical Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world.

SC K-12.3 Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, theories, and models of the Life Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world.

SC K-12.4 Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, theories, and models of Earth and Space Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world.

  • 1 Earth in Space

    • SC2.4.1 Students will observe and identify objects of the sky.

      • SC2.4.1.a Identify objects in the sky (the Sun, the Moon, the stars) and when they are observable

      • SC2.4.1.b Identify objects that appear to move in the sky (the Sun, the Moon, stars)

  • 2 Earth Structures and Processes

  • 3 Energy in Earth's Systems

    • SC2.4.3 Students will observe simple patterns of change on Earth.

      • SC2.4.3.a Observe that the Sun provides heat and light

      • SC2.4.3.b Observe and describe simple daily changes in weather

      • SC2.4.3.c Describe simple seasonal weather indicators and how they impact student choices (activities, clothing)

  • 4 Earth's History