Grade 2

Classroom videos, student handouts, and offline lesson plans will be made available on the days listed below. 
 
You will be able to send these videos and handouts to your students to provide them with key concepts and activities that link to the curriculum.

The offline lesson plans provide a detailed explanation of the concepts and the procedure. You can use this to help teach the lesson. These will also be made available to students without internet access.


earth and space systems
life systems
matter and energy
  • Solids and Liquids: How Do they Mix?

    In this lesson, students will learn about liquids and solids. They will mix up different solids and liquids to make a sugar scrub and Play-Doh and see how the properties of the materials change.


    MATERIALS

    Do They Mix?

    • Skittles or M&M’s
    • Two colourless glasses
    • Water
    • Cooking oil

    Sugar Scrub:

    • Jars with lids
    • Sugar
    • Oil (vegetable, olive, coconut, etc.)
    • Two bowls
    • Wooden spoon
    • Food colouring (optional)
    • Essential oil (optional)

    Play-Doh:

    • Flour
    • Salt
    • Water
    • Cooking oil
    • Cream of tartar or lemon juice
    • Food colouring (optional)

    HANDOUT

    HANDOUT ANSWERS

    DOWNLOADABLE RESOURCES

    CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS


  • Will it Float?

    In this lesson, students will learn about what objects float by testing and making hypotheses using the scientific method.


    MATERIALS

    • Basin (sink, bathtub, bucket) for water
    • Water
    • Objects from around the house
    • Scientific method printout and pencil
    • Towel (for spills)

    HANDOUT

    HANDOUT ANSWERS

    SCIENTIFIC METHOD

    DOWNLOADABLE RESOURCES

    CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS

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