Title Viva Start Up Science, 4
Subtitle Learn • Explore • Apply
Author Anjali Sharma, Neha Sharma, Ajoy Ghatak (Series Editor)
ISBN 9789388386036
List price Rs 305.00
Price outside India Available on Request
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 140
Book size 216 x 279 mm
Publishing year 2019
Original publisher Viva Education
Published in India by Viva Education
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory Worldwide
Status New Arrival
About the book


Start Up Science is a series of eight books specially designed for the schools following the CBSE curriculum. It conforms to the vision of the National Curriculum Framework and is strictly based on the CBSE guidelines. The series is based on the principles of child-centered education, activity-based learning and holistic child development.

Key Features of Start Up Science 3 to 5

  • A number of activities included under the heading Bingo’s Activity Time to nurture and develop the skills of investigation and experimentation in children
  • Factoids in Bingo’s Knowledge Bank to stimulate thirst for knowledge
  • Bingo’s Challenge includes thinking skill questions to promote critical and analytical thinking
  • Questions given in Bingo’s Teaser help the children to review the concepts learnt previously
  • Quick Recall includes oral questions to reinforce the concepts learnt
  • Recall with Bingo at the end of each lesson consolidates key concepts for easy recall
  • A wide variety of exercises including multiple choice questions, fill in the blanks, true or false, match the columns, and answer the questions are given in the books
  • Leisure Time includes a variety of enjoyable exercises like unscramble the words, crossword puzzles, web charts and grids to make learning fun for children
  • Project and Activities are given at the end of each chapter to promote pair and group work
  • Assessment sheets in the form of Practice Papers and Test Yourself are also included in each book
  • Insert sheets and in-text boxes are given with additional information to increase the awareness of children


Download Support Material from www.vivadigital.in:

  • Printable Worksheets for Each Chapter
  • Printable Practice Test Papers
  • Answer Key


Download Teacher’s Support material on www.vivadigital.in

Download the Start Up Science app to enjoy the wholesome interactive learning experience


Chapter 1: Green Plants – The Food Producers • Structure and Function of a Leaf • The Process of Making Food - Photosynthesis • Some Amazingly Different Plants • The flow of Energy • Dependency of Plants, Animals and Human Beings on Each Other

Chapter 2: Adaptations for Survival in Plants • Habitat of Plants • Adaptations in Plants • Some Non-Green Plants • Unusual but Amazingly Interesting Plants

Chapter 3: Reproduction in Animals • Animals that Give Birth to Off Spring • Animals that Lay Eggs

Practice Paper 1

Chapter 4: Adaptations for Survival in Animals • Adaptations to Habitat • Adaptations for Food • Adaptations for Protection

Chapter 5: More about Insects • The Body of an Insect • Social Insects • Life Cycle of a Butterfly • Useful Insects • Harmful Insects

Chapter 6: Food and Nutrition • Food and Nutrients

Chapter 7: The Digestive System and Teeth • The Digestive System • Teeth

Practice Paper 2

Test Yourself 1

Chapter 8: Keeping Safe • Safety at Home • Safety Outside Home • First Aid

Chapter 9: More about Clothes • Clothes – Our need • Fibre and their Types • Clothes and Culture • Clothes and Profession • Taking Care of Clothes

Chapter 10: Rocks and Soil • Rocks • Soil

Chapter 11: Matter and Water • Matter • Water

Practice Paper 3

Chapter 12: Force, Work and Energy • Force • Work • Machines • Energy

Chapter 13: Weather and Air • Weather • Air

Chapter 14: Our Neighbours in Space • The Solar System • Earth and its Moon • Rotation and Revolution of Earth • Stars

Chapter 15: Measuring Things • Length • Capacity • Mass • Temperature

Practice Paper 4

Test Yourself 2

About the Authors:

Neha Sharma is a gold medalist in M.Tech. from Guru Gobind Singh lndraprastha University. She did her M.Sc. in Physics from University of Delhi and has worked as an Assistant Professor in Galgotias College of Engineering and Technology, Greater Noida for more than seven years. Presently she is working as PGT Physics in Venkateshwar Global School, Rohini.

Anjali Sharma is a teacher in the Army Public School, Delhi Cantt. with several years of teaching experience.

About the Series Editor:

Ajoy Ghatak has served as a Professor of Physics in IIT Delhi. He obtained his M.Sc. from the University of Delhi and Ph.D. from Cornell University. The awards he has received include the 2008 SPlE Educator Award, the 2003 Optical Society of America Esther Hoffman Beller Award, the CSlR S.S. Bhatnagar Award, the 16th Khwarizmi International Award, the International Commission for Optics Galileo Galilei Award and the Meghnad Saha Award for outstanding research contributions in theoretical sciences. He received a D.Sc. (Honoris Causa) from the University of Burdwan in 2007. Professor Ghatak has published numerous books in the areas of Optics, Quantum Mechanics and Fiber Optics and is a tireless promoter of science education worldwide.

Target Audience:

Students of  CBSE Class 4.


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