Build your second grader’s understanding of physical, life, and earth science with this full-color activity book! Engaging reading selections, activities, and hands-on projects will motivate your child to learn science concepts that are based on the most current science standards.
The simple hands-on activities help your child understand and retain science concepts in a memorable way.
Each lesson includes reading selections and activities that focus on one science concept, covering the following second grade topics:
Changes in Matter
Forces and Motion
Forces at Play
Animal Life Cycles
Space and Earth Science
Water and Ice
Science and Engineering
Ideal for practice at home and classroom enrichment, Skill Sharpeners: Science:
provides practice of reading comprehension, vocabulary, and writing skills
offers striking photography and scientific illustrations to help children connect science to the real world
is based on Next Generation Science Standards and state science standards
includes an answer key
Every Skill Sharpeners workbook now includes a free downloadable Teaching Guide! Skill Sharpeners: Science Teaching Guides include:
How to Use directions for teaching life, earth, and physical science
Sample pacing guide to complete lessons and activities
Teaching suggestions for studying the scientific method and graphic organizers for learning vocabulary
Extension activities that include science journals, additional background information, and hands-on activities to connect children’s learning.