Title Viva Think-IT 6 (With Pencil Software & Basic-256)
Subtitle Computer Science and Information Technology (Based on LibreOffice & edubuntu)
Author Sreekala P, Shalini Bhatnagar
ISBN 9789388386630
List price Rs 325.00
Price outside India Available on Request
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 192
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


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Think-IT is a series of eight books for classes 1 to 8. The books are based on Edubuntu and LibreOffice.

What makes Think-IT special?

  • A wide range of objective and subjective exercises
  • Warm-up activity given to assess the previous learning of concepts in Warm Up
  • Additional facts and information in More to Learn
  • Sample lab activities with solutions in Do and Learn
  • Thought-provoking questions given to assess the application of knowledge and enhance thinking skills in students in Apply Your Learning
  • Practical tasks to apply ICT (Information and Communication Technology) skills on other subjects in In the Lab
  • Hands-on activities and projects to enhance observation, imagination and creativity of children, and to promote group work given in Activity Corner
  • Assessment Sheet given after every chapter as Progress Worksheet
  • Additional lab activities and projects to help students strengthen the application of concepts learnt given in Lab Activities and Projects
  • Glossary of all important terms given in Technopedia


Teacher’s Resources

  • Detailed Teacher’s Manual
  • Online Worksheets at www.vivadigital.in
  • Download Teacher’s Support Material on www.vivadigital.in


Chapter 1. Computer Languages • Computer Languages

Chapter 2. Working with Windows, Images and CDs • Utility Software • Ripping Data • Burning Audio CD • Working with Pictures • BleachBit Application • Sweeper • Workspaces • Edubuntu Mobile Edition • Touch Screen • Sound Recorder • Playing Games • Shotwell Photo Manager • Changing Height and Width of Window • Displaying Two Windows at a Time

Chapter 3. LibreOffice Writer: Mail Merge • Main Document • Data Source • Merge Field • Mail Merge in LibreOffice Writer

Chapter 4. Adding Chart and Tables In LibreOffice Impress • Inserting a Table • Table Toolbar • Charts in LibreOffice • Inserting a Chart • Entering Data in a Chart • Changing Chart Type • Formatting a Chart • Changing Legend Properties • Changing the Chart Wall Properties

Chapter 5. Enlivening a Presentation in LibreOffice Impress • Applying Animation Effects • Applying Transition Effects • Inserting an Audio and Video File (Media File) • Inserting a Hyperlink • Additional Options for Animation Eff ects • Effect Page Options • Timing Page Options

Chapter 6. LibreOffice Calc: An Introduction • Introduction to Calc • Features of Calc • Starting Calc • Components of a Spreadsheet • Moving around the Sheet • Entering Data • Types of Data • Performing Calculations • Working in a Sheet

Chapter 7. LibreOffice Calc: Editing a Spreadsheet • Selecting Cells • Entering Data in a Sheet • Changing Content of a Cell • Undo and Redo • Deleting Content of a Cell • Inserting Cells, Columns and Rows • Deleting Cells, Columns and Rows • Copying and Moving Data • Using AutoFill

Chapter 8. Animation using Pencil Software • Starting Pencil • Components of Pencil Interface • Creating a New Pencil Project • Using the Tools Palette • Components of Time Line • Animation Using Pencil

Chapter 9. Algorithms and Flowcharts • Algorithms • Flowcharts

Chapter 10. BASIC-256: Introduction to Programming • Introduction to BASIC-256 • Downloading and Starting BASIC-256 • Components of BASIC-256 Window • Creating and Executing a Program • Saving and Opening a Program • Exiting BASIC-256 • Character Set of BASIC-256 • Constants and Variables in BASIC-256 • BASIC-256 Statements • Operators and Expression • Hierarchy of Operation

Chapter 11. BASIC-256: Basic Commands and Conditionals • Print Statement • Input Statement • Comparison Operators • Conditional Control Statement in BASIC-256

Chapter 12. Communication on Internet • Internet • Uses of the Internet • Email • Components of an Email • Email Address • Creating an Email Account • Reading an Email • Composing an Email • Attaching Files • Opening an Attachment • Replying to an Email • Signing Out • Internet Safety Measures • Netiquette

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About the Authors:

Ms Sreekala P (MCA, BSc) is a senior secondary computer science teacher with more than 10 years of experience. She has worked in some reputed schools in Pune and Kerala. Currently she is teaching in a reputed school in Thrissur, Kerala.

Shalini Bhatnagar has an MCA degree and over 21 years experience in teaching as a PGT teacher in Red Roses Public School, Saket, New Delhi. For the last 8 years, she has been an examiner for evaluation of theory and practical examinations for class 12. She is a State Teacher Awardee.

Target Audience:

Students of Class 6.


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