Grade 2
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Some websites on this page may require adult assistance.

Arts

Scroll across the grey menu items, Drawing, Painting, Sculpting etc. for numerous free art activity videos with step by step guidance

Learn about the four instrument families of the orchestra

Learn about Strings, Woodwinds, Brass and Percussion instruments (Requires Flash)



Health

Games about fire safety at home

An interactive web site that helps students learn how to handle bullying



Language

Building word banks and rhyming families

Various levels of 'learning to read' from letter recognition to short stories

Book readings by many popular actors and actresses, includes related activities and downloadable guides with questions, discussion starters, and story prompts

A range of activities, apps, contests and games

Howard Wigglebottom books in video format with songs and other activities that help children feel good about themselves while promoting reading



Mathematics

Input a time and see it displayed on the clock or choose to display a random time and try to identify it

Games, learning tools and activities all in support of mathematics.

Interactive manipulatives by grade level plus math backgrounds and drawing/measuring tools (like Notebook 'lite')

Enrichment, problems, articles and games to promote thinking around 'RICH' tasks

Create various graph types electronically



Science & Technology

Growth and Changes in Animals

National Geographic Animals
Great facts and photos with 
Dive Deeper section offering additional supporting content. Enable Read&Write to have the text read aloud to students  

San Diego Zoo Animals
Facts, photos, sound clips and videos of animals from around the world

Movement

Museum of Science & Industry: Simple Machines Game
Help Twitch do his late-night work in the museum workshop by creating simple machines

PBS Kids ZOOM games: Goldburger To Go!
Design a machine that serves lunch!

Simple Machines - Levers
Enchanted Learning site that shows how levers work and what tools use levers

Properties of Liquids and Solids

States of Matter
An animated illustration of the states of matter
Air and Water in the Environment 

EEK - Environmental Education for Kids
From the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, includes the water cycle, ground water, clean water and water conservation




Social Studies

Changing Family and Community Traditions

Facts about birthday traditions from countries around the world

Learn more about winter celebrations around the world
Global Communities

Eight-page magazines and companion websites celebrating the culture, people, landmarks and geography of places around the world

Arthur character plays game to learn about countries around the world

Hover your mouse over the different pins, then click on the map that pops up for more information about the country