Let's teach! Primary

Year 2 Science

Unit 1 – Growth and Change

Biological Sciences

Unit Overview

Key Inquiry Question

How do living things grow and change?


Cross Curriculum Priorities


General Capabilities


Critical and Creative Thinking

Personal and Social Capability


Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability

Ethical Understanding


Tier 1

change, feeding, movement, seed

Tier 2

growth, life cycle, nutrition

Tier 3

elimination, excretion, reproduction, respiration, sapling, sensitivity

Achievement Standards

By the end of Year 2, students describe changes to living things. They describe examples of where science is used in people’s daily lives. Students pose and respond to questions about their experiences and predict outcomes of investigations. They use informal measurements to make and compare observations. They record and represent observations and communicate ideas in a variety of ways.