Title ICSE Environmental Studies 1
Subtitle Based on the Latest ClSCE Curriculum
Author Sangeeta Gupta
ISBN 9789387925939
List price Rs 265.00
Price outside India Available on Request
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 136
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
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Description:

Viva ICSE Environmental Studies is a carefully graded set of two books for classes 1 and 2. It strictly follows the guidelines and curriculum framed by the CISCE.The books contain colourful illustrations to facilitate learning through visual stimulation. A variety of activities, projects and creative tasks have been included in the books to develop awareness of the natural, social and cultural environment and interact with them.They also aim at enhancing curiosity and creativity, developing appreciation for diversity and becoming sensitive to everything in the surroundings.

 

Key Features

  • Colourful illustrations
  • Rhymes in some chapters to sing along with teachers
  • Interactive section in `Reema Wants to Know’
  • lnteresting facts to enhance general knowledge in `You Know’
  • Inculcation of values, awareness and responsibilities through `Granny Says’
  • Discussion about values and life skills in `Granny asks?’
  • Chapter-end exercises to test children’s understanding
  • lnteresting projects, experiments and creative corner to nurture young curious minds
  • Thinking and discussion based questions on various issues in `Talk about’
  • Insert sheets including stories, facts, games, parts of vehicles and animals, good and bad touch, and many more

 

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Contents:

UNIT I: ME AND MY WORLD 
Chapter 1. About Me • My family • What I like • What I do not like
Chapter 2. Our Body • Head • Mouth • Back and shoulder • Arms • Legs
Chapter 3. Our Sense Organs • All sense organs
Chapter 4. My Family • Types of Families • Work We Share – parents – grandparents – children
Chapter 5. Our Neighbours and Friends • Festivals we celebrate – Diwali – Eid – Christmas – Gurupurab • Games we play – indoor games – outdoor games • Special days we celebrate

UNIT II: MY NEEDS 
Chapter 6. Food We Eat • Meals of the day • Sources of food • Cooked or raw food • Special food • Healthy eating habits
Chapter 7. We Need Water • Uses of water • Sources of water • Features of water • Storing water • Save water
Chapter 8. We Need Shelter • Types of houses • Roofs of houses • Rooms in a house • Keeping a house clean • Decorating a house
Chapter 9. Clothes We Wear • Clothes for different seasons • Clothes for different people • Clothes for different occasions • Care of clothes
Chapter 10. We Need Air • Features of air • Air is useful • Clean air

UNIT III: STAYING CLEAN, SAFE AND HEALTHY
Chapter 11. Keeping Clean
• Keeping ourselves clean – clean body – clean hair and face – clean hands – clean feet • Keeping our home clean • Keeping our surroundings clean
Chapter 12. Staying Healthy and Safe • Exercise and play • Proper rest • Being safe – safety at home – safety at school – safety on the road – safety in a vehicle – safety while playing outside

UNIT IV: AROUND ME
Chapter 13. Our Neighbourhood
• Places in our neighbourhood • Clean neighbourhood
Chapter 14. People Who Help Us • Some common helpers
Chapter 15. Plants around Us • Parts of a plant • Plants that grow on land • Plants that grow in water • Uses of plants
Chapter 16. Useful Plants • Parts of plants we eat • Some more things we get from plants • Care of plants
Chapter 17. Animals around Us • Wild and domestic animals • Some common birds • Insects around us • Care of pets

UNIT V: TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION
Chapter 18. Vehicles We See
• Land transport • Water transport • Air transport • Special vehicles • Misuse of transport and noise pollution • Good transport practices • Who can help
Chapter 19. How We Communicate • Means of communication • Uses of communication • Misuse of communication

UNIT VI: IN THE SPACE
Chapter 20. The World around Me
• The day sky – sun – clouds – rainbow • The night sky – moon – stars • Changes in the sky – morning – afternoon – evening
Chapter 21. Weather and Seasons • Changes in weather – sunny day – windy day – rainy day – cold day • Changes in seasons – summer – monsoon – winter     
    


About the Author:

Sangeeta Gupta is an educational books editor and resource person based in New Delhi. She has taught for several years at Raghubir Singh Junior Modern School and East Point School, both in Delhi.


Target Audience:

Students of ICSE Class 1.

 

 
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