Grade 2 Science

Grade-level Overview

Students in second grade use the skills and processes of science to Observe and describe the varying locations and physical appearance of the Moon throughout a month; compare local land features; describe local soil characteristics and identify causes, effects, and preventions of soil erosion; describe and compare physical interactions of matter; compare the characteristics and basic needs of a butterfly throughout its life cycle.

Curriculum Objectives

For detailed information on Grade 2 curriculum objectives and goals, click here (PDF).


Following are documents that summarize vocabulary and key ideas broken down by unit and lessons.

Parent Science Resources Links

Student Friendly Interactive Web Sites

Following is a list of websites to visit that supports our second grade level science curriculum.