Year 2 Science Practice Tests To Help You Learn

iitianacademy offers hundreds of first grade Science skills to explore and learn! Home Learning Toolkit For 6 Year Olds And 7 Year Olds

Big Ideas

  • Essential Questions
  • Cross-cutting concepts
  • Recurring ideas that apply to many different standards

Content Objectives

  • Student friendly language of the  Guide that is unpacked to highlight details
  • Actionable language (“I can” statements)
  • Mapped to daily notes so that students can assess their understanding after each lesson and know where to find the information if there is something they need to review.

Shelving Guide

    • Structured Notes – Notes prepared by Experts for your better understanding and reference.
    • Worked Out Examples – Help you to understand concept better and practice for your exam.
    • Online Help– Contact our experts for your doubt clarifying sessions

In Year 2 your child will learning about science by using the following methods, processes and skills:

  • asking simple questions 
  • observing closely, using simple equipment
  • identifying and classifying
  • using their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions
  • gathering and recording data to help in answering questions

The topics they will learn under the new 2014 curriculum are:

Living things and their habitats

  • compare things that are living, dead and things that have never been alive
  • describe how different habitats provide needs for different kinds of animals
  • name a variety of plants and animals in their habitats, including micro-habitats
  • describe simple food chains


  • observe and describe how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants
  • describe how plants need water, light and a suitable temperature to grow and stay healthy

Animals, including humans

  • understand that animals have offspring which grow into adults
  • find out about the basic needs of animals (water, food, air)
  • describe the importance of good diet, exercise and hygiene

Use of everyday materials

  • identify and compare suitability of a variety of everyday materials for particular uses
  • find out how shapes of solid objects can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching
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