Second Grade NGSS 2-PS1 Matter and its Interactions



These second-grade lesson plans include everything you need to teach the second-grade NGSS 2-PS1 Matter and its Interactions.

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Please make sure you have access to YouTube. There are many suggested videos.

Lessons in this unit:

Lesson 1 – What is Matter?

Lesson 2 – The Three States of Matter and Introduction to Properties of Matter

Lesson 3 – More Properties of Matter: Liquids and Gases

Lesson 4 – Solids, Liquids, and Gases Review

Lesson 5 – Examining Different Materials

Lesson 6 – What is Mass?

Lesson 7 – Testing for Absorbency

Lesson 8 – Changing States of Matter

Lesson 9 – A Small Set of Objects Can Be Disassembled and Made into a New Object

Lesson 10 – STEM Challenge: Which Material Works the Best for Making the Tallest


Included within this resource are:

– the standards

– suggested YouTube Videos and Books

– Materials Scientist Poster

– KLEWS Chart (KWL for Science)

– What is Matter Poster Set

– Matter Booklet for Students

– student worksheets for collecting data and recording observations

– three science experiments

– Materials sorting cards and headers

– Physical and Chemical Changes poster and sorting cards

– engineering and design process posters

– 27 colorful essential vocabulary cards with graphics and definition

1 review for Second Grade NGSS 2-PS1 Matter and its Interactions

  1. Sarah & Moe

    On TpT Andrea wrote,
    “The activities in this unit are a lot of fun! I love the hands-on experiments and STEM project. Thank you so much! “

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