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#### Grade 2 Supplement Set D5 – Measurement: Telling Time

Have your class play concentration memory games using analog and digital clocks. Second graders become little experts with time telling to the minute, quarter, half, and hour. Use as a fun Friday treat as well as other...

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#### Choose Your Best Way

Classic graph theory problems of the traveling salesman and bridges of Konigsburg get the school treatment in this multi-age, multi-level activity. Learners distill a local map down to a few key locations, and then detail characteristics...

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#### Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building

How tall is the Empire State Building? Lead your class through a collaborative estimation activity to determine the number of quarters it would take to reach the top and teach the following concepts: human capital, human resources,...

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#### Common Core State Standards: Second Grade Workbook

You've hit the second grade Common Core jackpot! Find over 40 pages of curriculum designed specifically for the standards, both math and language arts. Printable versions of each standard can be used as learning displays, and attractive...

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#### Soda Straw Rockets

Three, two, one, blast off to a better understanding of force and motion with this exciting science lesson! Beginning with a discussion about rockets and gravity, young scientists go on to complete a series of worksheets about net forces...

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#### Sugar Crystal Challenge

Blow your learners' minds with a sweet instructional activity on nanotechnology that uses sugar to demonstrate the difference nanoscale surface area makes in dissolving and crystal formation. Plenty of supportive background information...

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#### Tinkering with Tops

Get kids' heads spinning by challenging them to design a top that will rotate for a minimum of 10 seconds without leaving a 30-cm circle. Groups of learners collaborate through a planning stage, testing stage, and evaluation stage. Some...

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#### Exploring at the Nanoscale

Nano-nano! Nanotechnology can seem like it's from another planet! After learning about this tiny technology, collaborative groups experiment with how smaller particles affect chemical reactions. They do this by immersing a whole and a...

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#### Potato Exploration: Projects All About Potatoes!

How many potatoes tall are you? Unearth this rich resource! A reading of John Coy’s Two Old Potatoes begins a cross-curricular exploration of potatoes. Class members read, write, weigh, measure, and experiment with potatoes. Additional...

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#### Honey Bees and Communication

Did you know that honey bees dance to communicate information? Do you know why bees use hexagons to build their hives? The Honeybee Man, Brilliant Bees, and Show me the Honey provide background information on how honey bees communicate....

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#### Plastic Sight Words

Plastic math? Have young learners count and name the number of plastic items in their centers. Kindergartners match sight word cards to the number of plastics in a given group, while learning that plastics come in all different shapes,...

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#### Binder Clips: Large, Medium, Small

Ever wondered how many pieces of paper a binder clip can hold? Viewers of a short video are about to find out! Given measurement data for three different sized binder clips, learners must develop a method for figuring out how many pieces...

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#### Solve Problems Using Measurement Concepts

Young mathematicians demonstrate what they know about measurement with a four-task assessment that focuses on estimation, length, and inches.

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#### Second Grade Summer Math Practice Book

Stop the summer lag with a set of second grade Common Core based math practice sheets. Learners fill in hundreds charts with missing numbers up to 1,000. They practice writing numbers in standard, expanded, and word form. Children also...

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#### Unit 7 Math Vocabulary Cards (Grade 2)

Reinforce math vocabulary instruction with a set of flash cards. Fifty-six cards offer either a bold-face word or a picture representation equipped with descriptive labels. Terms include centimeters, gallons, square units, and more!

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#### Assessment for the California Mathematics Standards Grade 2

Test scholars mathematic skills with an assessment addressing addition, subtraction, multiplication, place value, measurement, geometric shapes, expanded notation; and their ability to compare numbers, write number sentences, draw...

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#### Grade 2 Comprehensive Growth Assessment

Need to know if your students comprehend all the Common Core standards covered in second grade? This growth assessment will let you know. Find out if your second graders can add/subtract, tell the time, read a bar graph, know their...

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#### Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 1

Keep the skills of your young mathematicians up-to-date with this series of newsletter worksheets. Offering a wide array of basic arithmetic, geometry, and problem solving exercises, this resource is a great way to develop the critical...

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#### Flight Dreams - Folding into Flight

Combine measurement, following directions, physics, and art with one fun activity. Learners read a set of instruction to create three different kinds of paper airplanes. They measure, fold, and fly the planes, and record data and answer...

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#### Robot Basketball

Hold a free-throw shooting challenge in your engineering class! Each team must design a contraption that will fire off a "robot arm" or, more specifically, a catapult, to send a Ping-Pong ball into a basket. Use this as an opportunity to...

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#### Hand Biometrics Technology

Electronic engineering hopefuls get hands-on with hand geometry and the technology of biometrics. After taking the appropriate measurement on their hands, they configure their personal hand geometry codes and compare them to classmates....

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#### Solar Structures

It's time to soak up the sun! Youngsters read about active and passive solar heating systems, then they collaborate to create a miniature solar-heated building. Provide a variety of materials for them to incorporate and watch their...

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#### Playing with Parachutes

This lesson certainly will not be a drag! Little engineers design parachutes that make use of air resistance and, as a result, slow the descent of the payload as much as possible. It is an opportunity to teach about many motion concepts:...

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#### Spring Scale Engineering

After examining how a spring scale works, teams work together to design their own general measurement device. Reading material provides background information, but there is no part of the procedure in which learners handle an actual...