Title Viva ICSE Biology 6
Subtitle Based on the Latest CISCE Curriculum
Author Prof. S.S. Hasan, Dr Renu Nath
ISBN 9789387925687
List price Rs 260.00
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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


ICSE Biology is a set of three books for the students of classes 6-8. It teaches concepts in a clear, crisp and interesting manner to satisfy the needs of the young minds. The series has been written strictly in accordance with the curriculum prescribed by the Inter-State Board for Anglo-Indian Education.

Key Features:

  • Conceptual skeleton of each chapter represented through Key Concepts
  • Extra information relevant to the concept given in separate boxes
  • Keywords defined at the end of each chapter
  • Test Yourself section containing objective assessment exercises interspersed in the text to recall and review the concepts learnt
  • Know Your Scientist column carries information about notable scientists and their contributions to science
  • Quick Review given at the end of each chapter to consolidate the concepts learnt
  • Various assessment tools like short- and long-answer type questions, multiple choice questions, fill in the blanks, true or false, find the error, match the columns, differentiate between, etc. included in Exercises to reinforce the concepts learnt in the chapter
  • Picture-based questions given under the section Observe and Perform to develop observational skills
  • Questions based on thinking skills given in the section Apply Your Leaning to develop critical thinking in students and assess their application of knowledge gained
  • Life Skills questions included to help students solve real life situation-based problems
  • Integrate Your Learning section, a correlation-based approach to help students create links between different subjects
  • Engaging and interesting activities given under the section Projects and Activities to nurture and develop scientific skills
  • Review Your Learning given at the end of each chapter to assess the concepts of the students
  • Concised concepts of each chapter in the form of flowcharts given under the section At a Glance
  • Ask and Learn activity included to encourage students frame and ask questions in the class
  • Attempt and Score provided as an assessment tool to assess the overall knowledge of the students
  • Logical Thinking questions given to enhance logic and critical thinking

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Chapter 1. Plant Life  LEAF • Parts of a Leaf • Types of Leaves • Arrangement of Leaves • Venation of Leaves • Functions of a Leaf • Modifications of Leaves • FLOWER • Parts of a Flower • Types of Flowers • Functions of a Flower • REPRODUCTION IN PLANTS • Pollination • Fertilisation • FRUIT • Types of Fruits • Parts of a Fruit • Functions of a Fruit • SEED • Structure of a Seed • Types of Seeds • Germination of Seeds • Conditions Required for Germination

Chapter 2. The Cell • DISCOVERY OF THE CELL • Cell Theory • VARIATION IN CELL NUMBER, SHAPE AND SIZE • Number of Cells • Shape of Cells • Size of Cells • CELL: THE FUNCTIONAL UNIT OF LIFE • Structure of the Cell • CELL ORGANELLES • Plastids • Vacuoles • DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PLANT AND ANIMAL CELLS

Chapter 3. Human Body • THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM • Mouth • Tongue • Teeth • Oesophagus (Food Pipe) • Stomach • Small Intestine • Large Intestine, Rectum and Anus • Salivary Glands • Liver • Pancreas • THE PROCESS OF DIGESTION • Food in the Mouth • Food in the Stomach • Food in the Small Intestine • ABSORPTION OF DIGESTED FOOD • Food in the Large Intestine • ASSIMILATION OF DIGESTED FOOD • THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM • Nose and Nasal Cavity • Pharynx, Larynx and Trachea • Bronchi, Bronchioles and Alveoli • Lungs • MECHANISM OF RESPIRATION • RESPIRATORY DISEASES • THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM • The Heart • Blood Vessels • Blood • CIRCULATION OF BLOOD • HEARTBEAT • KEEPING THE HEART HEALTHY • Healthy Eating Habits • Exercise

Chapter 4. Health and Hygiene • HEALTH DISEASE • Communicable Diseases • Non-communicable Diseases • Prevention of Non-communicable Diseases • HYGIENE • Personal Hygiene • Community Hygiene

Chapter 5. Adaptation • HABITAT—LIVING PLACE OF AN ORGANISM • Components of a Habitat • ADAPTATION • ADAPTATIONS IN AQUATIC HABITATS • Aquatic Plants • Aquatic Animals • ADAPTATIONS IN DESERTS • Adaptations in a Camel • Adaptations in a Cactus • ADAPTATIONS IN MOUNTAINS • Plants • Animals • ADAPTATIONS IN AIR • Aerial Birds • Aerial Plants

At a Glance

Ask and Learn

Attempt and Score

Logical Thinking

About the Authors:

Prof. S. S. Hasan has been a Professor with School of Sciences, lndira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi. He has been a lecturer in Zoology at Banaras Hindu University and a founder Vice-Chancellor of Uttarakhand Open University. He has been actively involved in the research work in the field of Endocrinology and Radiation Biology. During his career, he has published 58 papers in national and international journals, delivered speeches and Lectures in various state and national Level conferences, and designed and developed self-instructional course material (print and audio-visual) for numerous degree courses. He has been the proud recipient of the Young Scientist Award 1982 (INSA), Shakuntala Amir Chand Award 1985 (ICMR), Young Scientist Award 1989 (MAAS), Career Award 1990 (UGC), Best Presentation Award 1999 (National Environmental Science Academy) and Scientist of the Year Award 2001 (National Environment Science Academy).

Dr Renu Nath has done MA., M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Botany. She has several years of teaching experience in University of Delhi.

Target Audience:

Students of ICSE Class 6.

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