Alberta Grade 2 Science Curriculum
This teacher resource has been designed to give students an understanding and appreciation of the 5 topics in Grade 2 Science Alberta Curriculum.
In each lesson you will find teacher notes designed to provide you guidance with the learning intentions; the success criteria; materials needed; a lesson outline, as well as providing some insight on what results to expect when the experiments are conducted.
Suggestions for differentiation or accommodation are also included so that all students can be successful in the learning environment.
Topic A: Exploring Liquids
- Characteristics of Liquids
- What Is Water?
- Mixing It Up!
- The Water Cycle
- Waterproof or Waterlogged
- Needing and Using Water
Topic B: Buoyancy and Boats
- Sink or Float?
- Ships Ahoy!
- Designing and Building a Boat
Topic C: Magnetism
- Magnetic Strength
- Magnet Poles
- Magnetic Fields
Topic D: Hot and Cold Temperatures
- Measuring the Temperature
- Adjusting the Temperature
- Human Body Temperature
- Temperature Changes in Our Daily Lives
Topic E: Small Crawling and Flying Animals
- A Study of Invertebrates
- Fitting the Environment: Adaptations of Small Animals
The lessons are designed to involve tactile participation and knowledge application while providing opportunities to connect ideas between topics and school subjects.
- Author : Bellaire, T. & Gilchrist, A.