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Using the State Curriculum: Science, Grade 2

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Physics:

Science:

State Curriculum Toolkit

Tools aligned to State Curriculum indicators and/or objectives.

  • Introduction for Standard or Indicator

Standard 5.0 Physics

Students will use scientific skills and processes to explain the interactions of matter and energy and the energy transformations that occur

Topic

B. Thermodynamics

Indicator

  • 1. Identify and describe ways in which heat can be produced.
Objectives
  1. Recognize that things that give off light also give off heat.
  2. Describe methods of producing heat.
  3. Identify fuels that are used to produce light and heat in homes and schools.

Topic

Indicator

  • 1. Identify and describe the sources and uses of electricity in daily life.
Objectives
  1. Identify sources of electricity.
    • Electrical outlets
    • Batteries
  2. Identify the devices that use electricity to produce light, heat, and sound. (Students should be cautioned not to experiment with sources of electricity without adult supervision.)

January 2008