Grade 3 Science (NSO) : Food Part 1 – Food Types

A look at the grade 2 lesson

Grade 2 Science(NSO) : Food

Food can be divided into three types

Energy giving food

Give us energy to work. They contain carbohydrate and fats.

Carbohydrates

They are found in foods like rice, pasta, cassava, yam etc. when starchy foods are eaten and digested, simple sugars like glucose are obtained. It is this glucose that the body uses for energy.

There are two major types of carbohydrates:

1. Simple carbohydrates (Sugar)

  • Fruits
  • Milk
  • White sugar you would find in a sugar bowl
  • Chocolates

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Grade 2 Science (NSO) : Air and water

Before starting lets take a look at the Grade 1 lessons

Air and Water : Properties

Air and Water : Use

Activities: Worksheets on Air and Water

Air

Living things need air to breathe

Moving air is called Wind

A gentle wind is called Breeze

A strong fast wind is called a Storm

A very strong wind is called Gale

Uses of moving air

A weather cock or wind vane is used to know the direction of the wind. At airports we use wind sock to know the direction of the wind. When aeroplanes fly in the direction of the wind , it saves fuel.

Wind makes windmill work. They are used to generate wind energy which is used to grind grains, pump water and make electricity.

Helps in sailing boats

A parachute falls slowly because of the wind

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Grade 2 Science (NSO) : Rocks and minerals

Rocks

Earth is made up of hard matter called rocks. They come in different shapes, colour and size. Rocks are found under the soil, in rivers and seas. They are solid material made up of one or more minerals.

Rocks can be hard ( granite) or soft (chalk)

 

Some important rocks :

Granite : 

Granite is a light-colored igneous rock with grains large enough to be visible with the unaided eye.

It is the most common igneous rock found on the Earth’s surface

Granite is composed mainly of  quartz and fedspar  with minor amounts of mica and other minerals. This mineral composition usually gives granite a red, pink, gray, or white color with dark mineral grains visible throughout the rock .

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Grade 2 Science(NSO) : Occupations

Occupations

Occupation is a job that people do to earn money. People have different occupations

Activities :

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Grade 2 Science (NSO): Human Body

Our wonderful body

Lets brush up on the basics first. The class 1 lessons will give a nice overview of our body.

Human beings: Parts of the body

Human Beings : Clothes we wear

Human beings :Healthy foods

Human beings : Sense organs

Human Beings and their needs Worksheets

Type of organs

External organs :

Parts of our body that we can see.

Head, skin, arms, legs, eyes , ears , nose , tongue etc

Skin in the biggest organ of our body

Sense organs are also external organs and they comprise of Nose (smell), Eyes(sight), Ears (hearing),

Tongue (taste), Skin (touch)

Internal organs :

Parts that are inside our body

Brain, heart, lungs, stomach etc

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NSO for Grade 2

A look at the syllabus for NSO for class 2. I have tried designing the lessons based on the  previous year question papers.

Section 1 : Mental Ability/Logical reasoning

Section 2 : Science

 

Chapter 1 : Plants

-> Types  of plant

-> Parts of a plant and their functions

-> Food and other things we get from plants

 

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