Title Viva Start Up Science, 2
Subtitle Learn • Explore • Apply
Author Anjali Sharma, Neha Sharma, Ajoy Ghatak (Series Editor)
ISBN 9789388386012
List price Rs 285.00
Price outside India Available on Request
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 116
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 1 and 2

  • Simple, easy to understand language and appropriately graded
  • Visually attractive and self-explanatory illustrations
  • For the Teacher suggests various activities to introduce concepts
  • Know with Dabby contains factoids
  • Dabby’s Time includes in-text questions
  • Dabby Wants to Know includes questions based on Thinking Skills
  • A wide variety of exercises for assessment
  • Ample number of creative tasks
  • Sample test papers in Let’s Review
  • Self-explanatory pull-out charts at the end of the books


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


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Our Friends

Chapter 1: Plants around Us • Types of Plants • Parts of a Plant • Plants make their own Food • Lifespan of Plants

Chapter 2: Plants—Our Green Friends • Plants give us Food • Plants keep the Air Fresh • Plants provide Shelter • Plants give Food to Animals • Other uses of Plants

Chapter 3: Helpful Animals • Animals give us Food • Animals give us Clothing • Animals help us in Agriculture (Growing Plants) • Animals give us Manure and Fuel • Animals as means of Transport • Other things from Animals • Pet Animals

Chapter 4: Forest Animals • Homes of  Wild Animals • Food of Wild Animals • Animals move in Different Ways • Endangered Animals

Let’s Review I

Our Body and Our Needs

Chapter 5: Bones and Muscles • Bones • Muscles • Types of Muscles • Regular Exercise • Good Posture • Internal Organs

Chapter 6: We Need Food • Food Groups • Energy-Giving Food • Bodybuilding Food • Protective Food • Water • Meal

Chapter 7: House and Clothes • Types of Houses • Pucca Houses • Kutcha Houses • Other temporary Houses • Special Houses • A good House • Clothes We Wear

Chapter 8: Keeping Safe • Safety on the Road • Safety while Playing • Safety at School • Safety at Home • Safety in a Vehicle • Some More Safety Rules

Let’s Review II

Air, Water and Weather

Chapter 9: We Need Water • Sources of Water • Drinking Water • Saving Water • Keeping Water Clean

Chapter 10: The Water Cycle • Water changes its Form • Water Cycle

Chapter 11: Air around Us • Air has Direction • Air has Speed • Air has Force • Air is Useful • Clean Air

Chapter 12: Weather and Seasons • Summer (Hot and Sunny) • Monsoon (Rainy and Cloudy) • Winter (Cold) • Autumn (Dry and Windy) • Spring (Pleasant) • Cycle of seasons in India

Let’s Review III

All around Us

Chapter 13: Rocks and Minerals • Hard Rocks • Soft Rocks • Minerals

Chapter 14: The Sun and the Shadow • The sun • Shadows • Length of a shadow

Chapter 15: Our Environment • Environment

Let’s Review III

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 2.


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