SCI-02.ESS2.03

Earth Space Science Logo2nd Grade (SCI) Science Standards
[ESS2] Earth's Systems

SCI-02.ESS2.03 Obtain information to identify where water is found on Earth and that it can be solid or liquid.

Clarification Statement: Multimedia sources may be used to obtain the information
Disciplinary Core Ideas
ESS2.C: The Roles of Water in Earth's Surface Processes -Water is found in the ocean, rivers, lakes and ponds. Water exists as solid ice and in liquid form.


Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify where water is found on Earth. 
  • I can identify different kinds of water sources on Earth. 
  • I can identify if water sources found on Earth are solid or liquid.

Reasoning Targets

  • I can understand that water sources found on Earth can be liquid or solid.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can gather information about water sources on Earth. 
  • I can use information and resources to tell where water sources are on Earth.

Product Targets

  • I can

Proficiency Scale

The Student ...
1 Beginning
... with help, demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • have little knowledge of where water is found on Earth.
2 Developing
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • have some misconceptions of where water is found on Earth or that water be liquid or solid.
3 Proficient
“The Standard.”
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
  • identify where water is found on Earth and that it can be liquid or solid. 
  • identify where water is found on Earth. 
  • identify different kinds of water sources on Earth. 
  • identify if water sources found on Earth are solid or liquid. 
  • understand that water sources found on Earth can be liquid or solid. 
  • gather information about water sources on Earth. 
  • use information and resources to tell where water sources are on Earth.
4 Advanced
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors

Resources

Vocabulary

  • water 
  • information 
  • solid 
  • liquid 
  • ocean 
  • lake
  • river 
  • stream 
  • sea 
  • iceberg 
  • snow 
  • rain

Websites

  • Title of website with a URL to open in a new window

Sample Activity:

Include with your Interactions with Matter lessons -An interview model would work well for assessment. -Possible Materials: globe, community experts, social studies, topography maps, Discovery Streaming, and book rooms -Models can include: Diagram, drawings, physical replica, diorama, dramatization, or a story board.

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