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Skills available for Pennsylvania second-grade science standards

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4.1 Ecology

4.2 Watersheds and Wetlands

4.3 Natural Resources

  • 4.3.2.A Use of Natural Resources

    • Describe the jobs/hobbies people have in the community that relate to natural resources.

  • 4.3.2.B Availability of Natural Resources

    • Identify products and by-products derived from renewable resources.

  • 4.3.2.C Science as Inquiry

4.4 Agriculture and Society

  • 4.4.2.A Food and Fiber Systems

    • Identify agriculture as a living system and that food and fiber originate from plants and animals.

  • 4.4.2.B Importance of Agriculture

    • Explain how agriculture supports jobs in Pennsylvania.

  • 4.4.2.C Applying Sciences to Agriculture

    • Examine life cycles of plants and animals in an aquatic habitat.

  • 4.4.2.D Technology Influences on Agriculture

  • 4.4.2.E Science as Inquiry

4.5 Humans and the Environment

  • 4.5.2.A Sustainability

    • Identify the natural resources used to make various products.

  • 4.5.2.B Integrated Pest Management

  • 4.5.2.C Pollution

    • Identify how people can reduce pollution.

  • 4.5.2.D Waste Management

    • Describe how people can help the environment by reducing, reusing, recycling and composting.

  • 4.5.2.E Human Health Issues

  • 4.5.2.F Science as Inquiry