Grade 2

Within Science and Technology class, kids learn about the environment under a number of curriculum sections. Here are a few examples:

Understanding Life System

  • To assess ways animals have an impact on society and the environment and ways that humans have an impact upon animals and the places they live
  • To identify positive and negative impacts that animals have on humans and the environment
  • To identify positive and negative impacts that different kinds of human activity have on animals and where they live

Understanding Matter and Energy

  • To assess ways in which the uses of liquids and solids can have an impact on society and the environment
  • To assess ways in which liquids and solids in the home are used, stored and disposed of in terms of the effect on personal safety and the health of the environment

Understanding Earth and Space Systems

  • To assess ways in which the actions of humans have an impact on the quality of air and water
  • To assess the impact of human activities on air and water in the environment, taking different points of view into consideration
  • To investigate water in its natural environment

Back to main environment curriculum page.