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SCOTT FORESMAN Science (Grade 2, Student Edition + Audio)


Lessons in the Science Student's Book are organized in four units: Life Science, Earth Science, Physical Science, and Space and Technology. Each unit contains a balance between important science content and hands-on activities (through scaffolded inquiry) that support every lesson. You'll also find biographies, careers, and a NASA Connection in all units.


Unit A: Life Science
Chapter 1: All About Plants
- Lesson 1: What are the parts of a plant?
- Lesson 2: How are seeds scattered?
- Lesson 3: How are plants grouped?
- Lesson 4: How are some woodland plants adapted?
- Lesson 5: How are some prairie plants adapted?
- Lesson 6: How are some desert plants adapted?
- Lesson 7: How are some marsh plants adapted?
Chapter 2: All About Animals
- Lesson 1: What are some animals with backbones?
- Lesson 2: What are some ways mammals are adapted?
- Lesson 3: What are some ways birds are adapted?
- Lesson 4: What are some ways fish are adapted?
- Lesson 5: What are some ways reptiles are adapted?
- Lesson 6: What are some ways amphibians are adapted?
- Lesson 7: What are some animals without backbones?
Chapter 3: How Plants and Animals Live Together
- Lesson 1: What do plants and animals need?
- Lesson 2: How do plants and animals get food in a grassland?
- Lesson 3: How do plants and animals get food in an ocean?
- Lesson 4: What can cause a food web to change?
- Lesson 5: How do plants and animals help each other?
Chapter 4: How Living Things Grow and Change
- Lesson 1: How do sea turtles grow and change?
- Lesson 2: What is the life cycle of a dragonfly?
- Lesson 3: What is the life cycle of a horse?
- Lesson 4: How are young animals like their parents?
- Lesson 5: What is the life cycle of a bean plant?
- Lesson 6: How are young plants like their parents?
- Lesson 7: How do people grow and change?

Unit B: Earth Science
Chapter 5: Earth’s Land, Air and Water
- Lesson 1: What are natural resources?
- Lesson 2: What are rocks and soil like?
- Lesson 3: How do people use plants?
- Lesson 4: How does Earth change?
- Lesson 5: How can people help protect Earth?
Chapter 6: Earth’s Weather and Seasons
- Lesson 1: What are some kinds of weather?
- Lesson 2: What is the water cycle?
- Lesson 3: What is spring?
- Lesson 4: What is summer?
- Lesson 5: What is fall?
- Lesson 6: What is winter?
- Lesson 7: What are some kinds of bad weather?
Chapter 7: Fossils and Dinosaurs
- Lesson 1: How can we learn about the past?
- Lesson 2: What can we learn from fossils?
- Lesson 3: What were dinosaurs like?
- Lesson 4: What are some new discoveries?

Unit C: Physical Science
Chapter 8: Properties of Matter
- Lesson 1: What is matter?
- Lesson 2: What are the states of matter?
- Lesson 3: How can matter be changed?
- Lesson 4: How can cooling and heating change matter?
Chapter 9: Energy
- Lesson 1: What is energy?
- Lesson 2: How do living things use energy?
- Lesson 3: What are some sources of heat?
- Lesson 4: How does light move?
- Lesson 5: What are other kinds of energy?
Chapter 10: Forces and Motion
- Lesson 1: How do objects move?
- Lesson 2: What is work?
- Lesson 3: How can you change the way things move?
- Lesson 4: How can simple machines help you do work?
- Lesson 5: What are magnets?
Chapter 11: Sound
- Lesson 1: What is sound?
- Lesson 2: What is pitch?
- Lesson 3: How does sound travel?
- Lesson 4: How do some animals make sounds?
- Lesson 5: What are some sounds around you?

Unit D: Space and Technology
Chapter 12: Earth and Space Science
- Lesson 1: What is the Sun?
- Lesson 2: What causes day and night?
- Lesson 3: What causes seasons to change?
- Lesson 4: What can you see in the night sky?
- Lesson 5: Why does the Moon seem to change?
- Lesson 6: What is the solar system?
Chapter 13: Technology in Our World
- Lesson 1: What is technology?
- Lesson 2: How does technology help us?
- Lesson 3: How do we use technology to communicate?
- Lesson 4: What are some other ways we use technology?
- Lesson 5: How do people make things?



AudioText gives students with reading difficulties, limited English proficiency, or auditory learning styles full access to the contents of Scott Foresman Science Grade 2. Complete narrations of the Student Edition help students learn science more effectively. Text is recorded at a normal, instructional pace so that students can follow along easily in their books. There are separate mp3s for pages of text in the Student Edition.

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