How are magnets used? Where does fresh water come from? How do materials change when they are heated or cooled? These are examples of physical science questions appropriate for second grade. Learn more in the sections below.
(2.5) Matter and Energy
Is it hotter or cooler? Heavier or lighter? Why does chocolate melt? Students learn to observe and compare physical properties, such as shape, relative mass, relative temperature and texture.
(2.6) Force, Motion and Energy
Roll cars down ramps, watch how the color of an object changes in dim light, and find common uses of magnets. Students will learn about energy, force and motion in second grade. Find ways to teach these concepts in the sections below.
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