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What is science?

Science, Grade 2

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Study Guide What is science? Science, Grade 2

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WHAT IS SCIENCE? What is Science? o Science is the study of the world around us. o Scientists study the world around us. o When studying things like plants, animals, and rocks, scientists use their senses: EYES to see. NOSE to smell. EARS to hear. HANDS to touch. MOUTH to taste. What Do Scientists Do? Scientists ask questions about the world around them. Scientists then try to find different ways to answer those questions. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. Permission is granted for the purchaser to print copies for non-commercial educational purposes only. Visit us at www.NewPathLearning.com.
How Do Scientists Find Answers? They do many tests and experiments. They talk to other scientists. Let’s check what we have learned so far: What are your five senses you could use to study the world around you? What Do Scientists Study? Scientists study MANY things in our world. They study how things are made, how things move, how things work, and how living livings eat, breath, and grow! Scientists study many things like the things YOU study in 2nd grade: plants energy rocks matter magnets animals weather soil forces habitats solar system fossils © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. Permission is granted for the purchaser to print copies for non-commercial educational purposes only. Visit us at www.NewPathLearning.com.
Where Do Scientists Work? Some scientists work outside. Some scientists work in laboratories (also known as labs). What Tools Do Scientists Use? hands lens: a tool used to see things closer balance: a tool used to measure the weight of an object microscope: a tool used to make tiny things look LARGE so that you can see a lot of details eye dropper: a tool used to add water (or other liquid) one drop at a time metric ruler: a tool used to measure how long something is © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. Permission is granted for the purchaser to print copies for non-commercial educational purposes only. Visit us at www.NewPathLearning.com.
graduated cylinder: a tool used to measure liquid funnel: a tool used to pour liquid into a container with a small opening thermometer: a tool used to measure temperature science notebook: a place to write all your science notes Let’s check what we have learned so far: What is a hand lens? © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. Permission is granted for the purchaser to print copies for non-commercial educational purposes only. Visit us at www.NewPathLearning.com.
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