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) : Earth and universe

A quick look at the Grade 1 lessons :

Weather and The Sky:GK questions on space

Weather and The Sky: Earth and Sky fundamentals

 Solar system

Sun :

  • It is a star.
  • It gives us heat and light
  • It is the main source of energy on the earth
  • Eight planets and many heavenly bodies revolve around the sun.

Planets :

  • Orbits the sun
  • Has sufficient mass to be round, or nearly round
  • Is not a satellite (moon) of another object

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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) : Good habits and safety rules

Before starting lets take a look at the Grade 1 lessons

Human beings: Good habits

Safety: Safety rules

Safety: Traffic rules

Safety: Activities and worksheets

Safety Rules

Safety rules at home :

  • Do not play with match sticks, scissors, switches, plugs , fire, knives etc
  • Keep things in proper places afetr using them
  • Immediately inform an adult if you get hurt

Safety rules on the road

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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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occupationWS

 

 

Grade 2 Science (NSO): Housing and Clothing

Housing and clothing

A quick  look at the Grade 1 lessons

Human Beings:Different rooms in the house

Human Beings : Clothes we wear

A house is a place where we feel safe. It protects us from the sun, rain, wind, wild animals and thieves.

Types of houses

  1. Permanent houses

    1. These houses cannot be shifted from one place to another
    2. People build these houses according to their needs.
    3. Huts are made of mud, straw, wood , bamboo and clay and are not very strong (also called kucha house in india)
    4. Flats and bungalows are made of bricks , cement, steel and concrete(mixture of cement, sand,small stones and water). These are very strong. (also called pucca house in india)
  2. Temporary houses

    1. Houses that can be moved  easily from one place to another.
    2. These are also called portable houses.
    3. They are easy to make and cheap
    4. Example
      1. Tent : Made of nylon or canvas.
        • Used by soldiers and campers.
      2. Houseboat : House made on boats that float on water bodies.
        • It is made of wood
      3. Caravan : A house on wheels is called a caravan

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Grade 2 Science : Plants

Plants

Lets brush up on the basics first. The class 1 lessons will give a brief overview of the plant life.

Plants:Parts of a plant

Plants : Uses of different plants

Plants: Fruits

Plants – Parts we eat

Plant – Types of plants

Plants activities and worksheets

Type of plants

Let’s learn about the type of plants in more detail

Trees

Big and strong.

Have large woody stem called Trunk which divides into many branches.

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