These resources were developed for use in elementary school classrooms by GeoKids LINKS. LINKS is a collaboration involving the School District of Philadelphia, The Wagner Free Institute of Science, and Saint Joseph's University. If you use these, please acknowledge GeoKids LINKS, whose major funding institutions are:
• The Wagner Free Institute of Science and its supporters.
• The National Science Foundation, through NSF# 0139303 and #0440506
Saint Joseph's University
• The Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Mini-unit Resources: These units were designed to be completed in about six weeks.
Semester-long unit Resources: These year long units include a 90 minute lesson for each week, as well as follow-up activities. The lessons are delivered by a team that includes Wagner educators and Fellows. Follow-up activities may involve additional classroom activities such as writing, field trips, etc.
The full second grade fall unit is available here: Second Grade Fall Unit
Additional sample lessons are available below.
|1||Rocks and Soil|
|2||Cycles and Systems in Science|
|3||Rocks and Minerals|
|5||Investigating Our World|