2nd Grade Science Lesson Plans

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Parts of a Plant
Parts of a Plant
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Parts of a Plant
Root, stem, flower, leaf! In this hands-on science lesson, your students will create their own plants to help them identify and remember the parts of a plant.
2nd grade
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States Of Matter: Identifying Solids, Liquids, and Gases
States Of Matter: Identifying Solids, Liquids, and Gases
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States Of Matter: Identifying Solids, Liquids, and Gases
Use this lesson to show your students the different types of solids, liquids, and gases. Show them how a solid turns into a liquid and how a liquid turns into a gas by using real life examples.
2nd grade
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What is Recycling?
What is Recycling?
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What is Recycling?
What is recycling all about? What can and can't be recycled? What can I do to help others understand the importance of recycling? This activity helps students answer all of these questions as they learn about saving planet Earth.
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Explore the Seasons
Explore the Seasons
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Explore the Seasons
Every season comes with different celebrations! In this lesson, your students will learn about the seasons while exploring different ways that people celebrate events in each season.
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Natural Resources
Natural Resources
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Natural Resources
Without natural resources, our world would be a very different place. Help your class understand the importance of water, plants, and soil with this exploratory science lesson.
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Play Dough Earth: Layers Of the Earth
Play Dough Earth: Layers Of the Earth
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Play Dough Earth: Layers Of the Earth
Use hands-on activities involving play dough to show your students the layers of the Earth!
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar: A Butterfly's Life Cycle
The Very Hungry Caterpillar: A Butterfly's Life Cycle
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar: A Butterfly's Life Cycle
In this lesson, you will use “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” to teach students about the butterfly life cycle. After listening to the story read aloud, students will use their knowledge to create their own butterfly life cycles!
2nd grade
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Potential And Kinetic Energy
Potential And Kinetic Energy
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Potential And Kinetic Energy
Walk, sleep, run, eat! We're constantly using energy, whether we're moving or not. In this lesson, students learn how their bodies are constantly converting potential energy into kinetic energy and kinetic energy back to potential energy.
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Vertebrate or Invertebrate?
Vertebrate or Invertebrate?
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Vertebrate or Invertebrate?
Use this lesson to teach your students about the different types of species and how to categorize them! Your students will learn characteristics about vertebrates and invertebrates.
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Rocks, Rocks, Everywhere
Rocks, Rocks, Everywhere
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Rocks, Rocks, Everywhere
If you are studying the different types of rocks then this is the lesson for your class. This lesson will take your students beyond the textbook and into the environment.
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Living or Nonliving? How to Tell
Living or Nonliving? How to Tell
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Living or Nonliving? How to Tell
One of the basic concepts in science is recognizing that all things can be classified as living or nonliving. In this lesson, your students will explore the characteristics of living and nonliving things with engaging hands-on activities.
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We've Got the Dirt!
We've Got the Dirt!
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We've Got the Dirt!
Help your students learn about earth with this lesson that teaches them about the most basic component-dirt!
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Our Solar System: Turning Around
Our Solar System: Turning Around
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Our Solar System: Turning Around
Students will learn their place in our solar system with this lesson that teaches them about different celestial bodies and their movement within the solar system.
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Water Soluble Science
Water Soluble Science
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Water Soluble Science
Your students will enjoy this hands on lesson where they make simple solutions and mixtures. They will have an opportunity to predict and observe solids that dissolve in water.
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Give the Planet a Hand!
Give the Planet a Hand!
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Give the Planet a Hand!
This lesson, perfect for first and second grade learners, will help kids become environmental activists as they think of ways to help the Earth! First, students will brainstorm examples of what it means to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Next, students will partake in a creative art project where they trace their hands and think of way ways they can give the planet a hand. This engaging activity integrates creative writing skills and Earth science.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy
Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy
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Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy
Energy is an essential part of our daily lives, but the resources that power the Earth are being threatened. In this lesson, students learn about renewable and non-renewable resources, including those that need protection.
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Simple Machines: Wheel and Axle
Simple Machines: Wheel and Axle
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Simple Machines: Wheel and Axle
What do a bicycle and a car have in common? They both move using the simple machine wheel and axle. In this lesson, students learn about how this simple machine works, and will identify objects that use a wheel and axle.
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A Solid Investigation
A Solid Investigation
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A Solid Investigation
In this lesson, your students will explore the properties of solids and learn to describe them in various ways.
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Producers and Consumers!
Producers and Consumers!
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Producers and Consumers!
Use this lesson to have your students learn about producers and consumers by pretending to be one.
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What Is Code?
What Is Code?
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What Is Code?
What is code? In this lesson you'll introduce students to the concept of code (a system of symbols used for communication) using both physical and virtual experiences.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Liquid Detectives
Liquid Detectives
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Liquid Detectives
This hands-on lesson will get your students to investigate some mystery liquids, and they will have to use their observational skills to figure out what they are.
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Structure Building Challenge
Structure Building Challenge
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Structure Building Challenge
Get your students to be builders and create structures with a variety of materials. Students will have the opportunity to be creative, cooperate in groups, and discuss their experience.
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I Spy Nature All Around
I Spy Nature All Around
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I Spy Nature All Around
Get your young scientists out of the classroom and into nature with this interactive science lesson.
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Curious Science with Curious George
Curious Science with Curious George
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Curious Science with Curious George
The science of matter becomes as fun as it is educational when George gets in the mix! After watching Curious George work with his 'floppafication' pot, students will learn about matter and force.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Life-Size Maze
Life-Size Maze
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Life-Size Maze
In this lesson, students will create a set of instructions for navigating a life-size maze.
2nd grade
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2nd Grade Science Lesson Plans

Use Education.com's second grade science lesson plans to improve your students' observational skills! These lesson plans are comprised of step by step instructions for classroom delivery, assessment, differentiation and more. Your students will love learning about the world with hands-on experiments that bring them beyond the regular textbook education format.