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:
Physical Science • Matter • Changes in Matter • Forces and Motion • Forces at Play
Life Science • My Body • Body Parts • Animal Life Cycles • Plants • Habitats
Space and Earth Science • Space • The Sun • Weather • Earth's Systems • Geology • Water and Ice
Science and Engineering • Science • 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