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2nd Grade | Life Science

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Why is it important for habitats to have different types of living things?

Take your second grade scientists on a virtual field trip to compare the biodiversity of life in different habitats at the California Science Center. Students will investigate what plants need to grow and how animals play an important role in seed dispersal and pollination as they design their own models.

Next Generation Science Standards Addressed

2-LS2-1, 2-LS2-2, and 2-LS4-1

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LIVE Virtual Program | 2nd Grade Life Science

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A LIVE facilitated experience for your class

Invite educators from the California Science Center to visit your classroom virtually to explore seeds and how they travel.

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Contact us at 213-744-2019 for more information and to reserve your program!
Cost: $250 for up to 32 students (approx. 1 class)
Program Length: 30-45 minutes
Availability: Tuesdays-Fridays 8:30am or 9:45am
We provide a hosted meeting link for your students to join virtually.

Video | 2nd Grade Life Science

A 15-20 minute FREE episode
Join our educators to discover the diversity that exists and its importance in various habitats at the California Science Center, such as the Rose Garden and the Kelp Tank.

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Educator Mariela using telescope in LA Zone

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Activity Guide | 2nd Grade Life Science

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Students will play a board game to model the role that animals play in seed dispersal. Students will investigate how a squirrel and a pigeon help to spread a variety of seeds throughout their schoolyard in order to consider how diverse plants and animals within a habitat support each other’s growth and survival.

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