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Science (2015) Grade(s): 2


Collect and evaluate data to identify water found on Earth and determine whether it is a solid or a liquid (e.g., glaciers as solid forms of water; oceans, lakes, rivers, streams as liquid forms of water).

Unpacked Content

Scientific and Engineering Practices

Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information

Crosscutting Concepts



Students know:
  • Water is found in many places on Earth.
  • Water exists as solid ice and in liquid form.


Students are able to:
  • Identify which sources of information are likely to provide scientific information.
  • Collect and evaluate data to identify water found on Earth.


Students understand that:
  • There are observable patterns as to where water is found on Earth and what form it is in.


  • Collect
  • Evaluate
  • Solid
  • Liquid
  • Glaciers
  • Oceans
  • Lakes
  • Rivers
  • Streams
  • Frozen
  • Ponds