Title ICSE Science 3
Subtitle Based on the Latest ClSCE Curriculum
Author Prof. Suresh Garg
ISBN 9789387925953
List price Rs 285.00
Price outside India Available on Request
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 132
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


Viva ICSE Science is a series of three books for the students of classes 3-5. The books are written in an easy to understand language, and in an interesting manner which focuses on satisfying the needs of young minds. The series has been designed strictly in accordance with the syllabus prescribed by the Inter-State Board for Anglo-Indian Education.

Key Features

  • Text arrayed into conceptual blocks, supplemented with hands-on activities and presented in easy-to-grasp pieces for easy understanding of each concept
  • Written in an engaging and interesting style
  • Conceptual skeleton of each chapter represented through Key Concepts
  • Inclusion of visual learning through neat, clear, and well-labelled diagrams and illustrations
  • Did You Know columns included in-between text carries extra information relevant to the concepts
  • Time to Revise section interspersed in the text contains objective assessment exercises to recall and review the concepts learnt
  • Terms to Know given at the end of each chapter includes definitions of important terms
  • Quick Look given at the end of each chapter to consolidate the concepts learnt
  • Various assessment tools like fill in the blanks, true or false, match the columns, multiple choice questions, answer in one word and answer the questions, included in Exercises to reinforce the concepts learnt in the chapter
  • Think and Answer section includes thought-provoking questions to develop critical thinking in students, and assess their application of knowledge gained
  • Talk About section includes questions based on life skills to help students solve real life situation based problems and build interpersonal skills
  • Link and Learn section includes questions to help students form links between subjects
  • Do and Learn worksheet given at the end of each chapter includes a variety of hands-on activities and projects under the sections Project Time, Observation Corner, Outdoor Activity and Group Activity to enhance observation, imagination and creativity of children, and to promote group work
  • Assessment Sheets provided as an assessment tool to assess the overall knowledge of the student


Teacher’s Support:

Study Material available at www.vivadigital.in


Chapter 1. LIVING AND NON-LIVING THINGS • Living and Non-living Things in the Surroundings • Characteristics of Living Things • Characteristics of Non-living Things • Differences between Living and Non-living Things

Chapter 2. HUMAN BODY • Internal Organs of the Human Body • Respiratory System in Humans • Deep Breathing • Air Pollution

Chapter 3. ANIMALS: BIRDS • Common Indian Birds • Body Parts of a Bird • How Birds Fly • Food Habits • Nesting Habits of Birds • Some Interesting Facts about Birds • Looking after the Young Ones • Caring for Birds

Chapter 4. ANIMALS: COMMON INSECTS • Body Parts of an Insect • Life Cycle of an Insect • Social Insects • Useful Insects • Harmful Insects • Remedies to Prevent Harmful Effects of Insects on Humans • Ways to Keep Insects Away

Chapter 5. PLANTS IN THE SURROUNDINGS • Parts of a Plant • Structure of a Seed • Kinds of Seeds • Germination • Care of Plants

Chapter 6. FOOD WE GET FROM PLANTS • Types of Plants • Parts of Plants We Eat • Other Edible Plant Products

Chapter 7. FORMS OF MATTER • Forms of Matter and their Properties • Uses of Matter in Our Daily Life • Different Forms of Water

Chapter 8. SOME PROPERTIES OF WATER • Some Properties of Water • Water Solution • Soluble and Insoluble Substances • Objects that Float and Sink in Water

Chapter 9. WATER AS A RESOURCE • Change of State of Water • Water Cycle • Water and Impurities • Purification of Water • Rainwater Harvesting

Chapter 10. SUN AS A NATURAL RESOURCE • Sun—A Natural Source of Energy • Effect of Sun on Seasons • Sources of Energy • Conservation of Energy

Chapter 11. CLEANLINESS, HEALTH AND HYGIENE • Cleanliness and Personal Hygiene • Looking After Our Body • Cleanliness in the Surroundings • Swachh Bharat Abhiyan


Assessment Sheets

About the Author:

Prof. Suresh Garg has been associated with School of Sciences in lndira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi since 1993. He served as Commonwealth Expert on Distance Science Teaching at the University of the South Pacific, Fiji Islands from 1996 to 1998. During 1999-2002, he was appointed as Director, School of Sciences IGNOU, and in 2002-2006, he served as Pro-Vice Chancellor and Acting Vice Chancellor of the University. In the period 2008-2010, as Commonwealth Expert, he worked as Founder Director, Centre for Learning and Teaching, National University of Lesotho, Lesotho, Southern Africa.

He has been a member of several national and international professional bodies like lndian Association of PhysicsTeachers, CASTME-Asia, and ICTP-India. Having served on academic, research and management boards of several conventional and open universities in the country and abroad, he carries vast experience in educational planning, management and pedagogy. His books in Physics are widely prescribed by several universities in India. He has published two books on different aspects of lndian higher education. He has also co-edited five books in different areas of distance education, besides publishing more than 75 research papers in national and international journals of repute, 20 chapters in books and a large number of popular articles. During the period 2003-2006, he was Chief Editor of lndian Journal of Open Learning published by IGNOU. Between 2004 and 2006, he was Editor of Global E-Journal of Open, Flexible & Distance Education. He has been on the Editorial Boards of AAOU Journal on open learning, Staff and Educational Development International, lnternational Journal of Scientific, Engineering and Educational Research published online and Open Praxis published by International Council for Distance Education.

Target Audience:

Students of ICSE Class 3.


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