Access Point #: SC.2.E.7.Su.2

Recognize that items outside are heated by the Sun.
General Information
Number: SC.2.E.7.Su.2
Category: Supported
Date Adopted or Revised: 02/08
Big Idea: Earth Systems and Patterns : Humans continue to explore the interactions among water, air, and land. Air and water are in constant motion that results in changing conditions that can be observed over time.

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5020030: Science - Grade Two
7720030: Access Science Grade 2
5020090: STEM Lab Grade 2

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Unit/Lesson Sequences

Water and Wind in Weather:

This unit builds on concepts learned in the "Weather Measure" resource for Grade 2. Students are introduced to evaporation and wind. "Windmills" synthesizes information about how wind can move objects by engaging students in the engineering design process in a project that calls for the design and construction of a functioning windmill that can lift a weighted cup.

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Weather Measure:

In this unit, students learn about meteorology and act as meteorologists, predict and take temperature measurements, and create a severe weather preparedness plan.

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Sun and Me:

This series of activities was developed by the Florida Solar Energy Center, a research institute of the University of Central Florida. The purpose of this unit is to create an awareness of the power of solar energy, the importance of it in our lives, and its impact on the future of energy development.

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