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Grade 2 Science - Week Three

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2ndGrade Science

Week 3 April 20-26

Science Objectives: Students will be able to:

  • develop and use models to represent that water can exist in different states and is found in oceans, glaciers, lakes, rivers, ponds, and the atmosphere.

Objetivos de ciencia:

desarrollar y usar modelos para representar que el agua puede existir en diferentes estados y se encuentra en los océanos, glaciares, lagos, ríos, estanques y en la atmósfera

Login into Clever- Newsela
Choose the article, The Water Cycle

Read The Water Cycle
Read The Water Cycle story #2

Follow along with
The Story of Snow
Dr. Binocs Water Cycle

Draw and label a model of the different ways you experience water in your daily life (solid, liquid, and gas).
Draw and label a model of the different ways water can be found on earth (solid, liquid, and gas).
Write a story or draw a comic about what Earth might be like if water did not exist in one of its forms (for example: what if water never froze? Or what if water never turned to gas?)
Escritura/ dibujar
1)Dibuje y etiquete un modelo de las diferentes formas en que experimentas el agua en tu vida diaria (sólido, líquido y gaseoso). Dibuje y etiquete un modelo de las diferentes formas en que se puede encontrar agua en la Tierra.
2) Escriba un cuento o dibuje un cómic sobre cómo sería la Tierra si el agua no existiera en una de sus formas (por ejemplo: ¿qué pasa si el agua nunca se congela? ¿O qué pasa si el agua nunca se convierte en gas?)

Can you make an ice cube disappear? Put it on a hot sidewalk. It melts into water and then vanishes. The ice cube changes from solid to liquid to gas. Try it!

Extension: Place one ice cube in a bowl outside and place one ice cube in a bowl inside. Which one turns to liquid faster? Why? After more time, does one completely disappear? Why? Where did it go?
1)¿Puedes hacer desaparecer un cubo de hielo? Ponlo afuera en la banqueta caliente. Se derrite en agua y luego desaparece. El cubo de hielo cambia de sólido a líquido a gas. ¡Inténtalo!
2) Extensión: Coloque un cubito de hielo en un plato ondo afuera y coloque un cubo de hielo en un plato ondo adentro. ¿Cuál se convierte en líquido más rápido? ¿Por qué? Después de más tiempo, ¿desaparece uno por completo? ¿Por qué? ¿A donde se fué?

iXL: Water on Earth (O.1 - Earth’s Features: Water on Earth)
Entra a Clever
Ve a IXL
Cuando se abre la página escoge “Science”
Haz click en “Second grade”
Ve a la sección O (Earth’s Features)
Haz click en 1 (Water on Earth)
Sigue las instrucciones en la pantalla.

Play with States of Water
ctividades en línea acerca del agua Brainpop en español

Virtual Tour
Steam Vents
Arctic (use arrows in upper left to navigate)
Ocean (use arrows in upper left to navigate)

Tour Virtual
salidas de vapor
El ártico
El océano


Solid: matter that holds its own shape and always takes up the same amount of space
Sólido: materia que tiene su propia forma y siempre ocupa la misma cantidad de espacio

Rocks are an example of a solid.
Ice is an example of water as a solid.
El hielo es un ejemplo de un sólido.

Liquid: matter that flows freely and takes the shape of its container
Líquido: materia que fluye libremente y toma la forma de su recipiente.

Orange Juice is an example of a liquid.
Water in a cup is an example of water as a liquid.
El agua en una taza es un ejemplo de un líquido.

Gas: matter that can’t be seen but is all around.
Gas: materia que está en forma de vapor y que muchas veces no se puede ver con el ojo humano.

Air is an example of a gas.
Steam is an example of water as a gas.
Vapor de agua es un ejemplo de gas.

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