Learning about the properties of matter is a highlight in second grade. This video goes over different materials, objects, and their properties. It summarizes some of the best techniques to help children to observe the properties of materials around them.
This video satisfies the 2-PS1-1 requirement for second grade proficiency.
Students who demonstrate understanding can:
2-PS1-1. Plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties.