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Mystery Science Mini Lesson - Are Unicorns Real? (Second Grade)

Science is all around us. Let's get ready to learn something new today with Mystery Science! 1. Tap the and watch the video. Make sure to stop and think about the questions when asked. 2. πŸ—£ Talk to your family member about what you learned about unicorns. πŸ¦„ Are they real?! What might they have looked like a long time ago? What other animals have one horn - does that make them a unicorn? Why or why not? 3. Tap the add button. 4. Tap the video camera to record yourself talking about unicorns - be sure to answer some of the questions and share your thoughts about unicorns in general. Why do you think people like unicorns so much? 5. Tap the check to save. Family Extensions: - Create your own horns and try out being a unicorn family for a day! - Write a story about the Siberian Unicorn. Be sure to add what you think it might have eaten, how it might have been around people, and why you think it is no longer here. - Learn more about narwhals or other one horned animals by searching about them on the internet with your family member. - Draw a unicorn the way you think they may have looked.

2nd Grade, Science, Home Learning
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Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire

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Students can enjoy powerful science activities while learning from home. Mystery Science mini-lessons are a way for students to explore science topics individually or with their families. Learning from home is a great time to encourage curiosity and build scientific thinking skills. You can find more lessons here: https://mysteryscience.com/school-closure-planning. NGSS K-2-ETS1-1 - Ask questions based on observations to find more information about the natural and/or designed world.