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Construct an argument with evidence that some changes caused by heating or cooling can be reversed and some cannot.

 
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Matter and Heat / Reversible Changes

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 5 Matter and Its Interactions
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 5 Matter and Its Interactions
Renee Hoover
El Segundo, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students learn that adding or removing heat to material can be reversible.

 
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Matter and Heat / Irreversible Changes

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 5 Matter and Its Interactions
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 5 Matter and Its Interactions
Renee Hoover
El Segundo, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

To change or not to change scientists argue whether or not matter has changed it's properties when heat was added or removed.

 
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What is a Scientist?

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Inquiry in Science
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Inquiry in Science
Veronique Paquette
East Wenatchee, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

It is all in the way you approach it. Understanding the world of inquiry and carefully scaffolding lessons to build upon learning to guide students through the process of investigation.

 
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Is It Science?

2nd Grade Science » Unit: What Do Scientists Do?
2nd Grade Science » Unit: What Do Scientists Do?
Beth McKenna
York, ME
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Many students think of chemistry as science, but science is so much more and students need to broaden their understanding of science before engaging in science activities.

 
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This Candy is Not What it Seems

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 4- The Alpine Mountain Environment
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 4- The Alpine Mountain Environment
Veronique Paquette
East Wenatchee, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson works through the investigative process with a common candy, gummy bears. It offers children the opportunity to begin with a question and work it through to draw a conclusion.

 
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Hot and Cold

2nd Grade Science » Unit: What Is It Made Out Of?
2nd Grade Science » Unit: What Is It Made Out Of?
Beth McKenna
York, ME
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Some things change permanently as a result of hot or cold. Some can revert back to where they started.

 
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The Science of Yeast

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 3 - Apples, Pumpkins and Bread!! OH! My!!
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 3 - Apples, Pumpkins and Bread!! OH! My!!
Veronique Paquette
East Wenatchee, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Observing and understanding the chemical changes that can happen within a chemical is exciting. Understanding what causes that change is confusing until you understand the science behind it.

 
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Terms of Heat Exchange and Phases of Matter

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 5 Matter and Its Interactions
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 5 Matter and Its Interactions
Renee Hoover
El Segundo, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students learn how matter changes depending on the removal or addition of heat and develop academic vocabulary associated with heat loss or gain.

Standards:
 
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We All Scream For Ice Cream!!!

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Learning About Matter
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Learning About Matter
Melissa Collins
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students understand the states of matter. Now they learn that matter can be mixed to create something new. They combine solids and liquids to make creamy ice cream.

 
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Particles of Matter

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Matter
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Matter
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson integrates movement, reading, categorizing, and group conversation to help students understand how to organize objects.

 
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Thermometers -- Tools of Polar Scientists

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 5 - The Science of the Polar Regions
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 5 - The Science of the Polar Regions
Veronique Paquette
East Wenatchee, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Scientists need to be able to use tools of all kinds. Not all tools are easy and some require more practice and even cross over into other curriculum areas.

 
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Super Bowl Science....Which ice cube is best?

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 5 - The Science of the Polar Regions
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 5 - The Science of the Polar Regions
Veronique Paquette
East Wenatchee, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The Super Bowl is here and everyone is coming over!! Which ice cube will be the best to use to keep the football watchers drinks cold, so you don't miss the big game?

 
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