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Grade 2: Science: Animals

A collection of activities and resources, chosen to help support the Ontario, Grade 2, Science curriculum. Includes resources for teachers and parents!

Life Systems - Growth and Changes in Animals

Expectations of Grade 2 for this unit

1.Assess ways in which animals have an impact on society and the environment, and ways in which humans have an impact upon animals and the places where they live;

2.Investigate similarities and differences in the character of various animals;

3.Demonstrate an understanding that animals grow and change and have distinct characteristics

Big Ideas

Animals have distinct characteristics.

Humans are animals.

There are similarities and differences among different kinds of animals.

Humans need to protect animals and places where they live.

(Ontario Curriculum)

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Animal Videos!!

The beauty of pollination....

Fun Animal & Nature Sites...


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