Grade 3 Science (NSO) : Animals

A look at the grade 2 lessons :

Animals:Lifecycle

Animals:Animal homes

Grade 2 science (NSO) : Animals

Animals:Baby names

Animals:Domestic and Wild

Animals: Classification

Animals:Facts about animals

Animals and the way they eat

Herbivores : Animals like cows , buffaloes , sheep etc., that eat plants.
Carnivores : Animals like lions, tigers, etc., that prey on and eat other animals.
Omnivores : Animals like bears, crows etc., that eat both plants and animals.
Scavengers : Animals like vultures and jackals that eat dead and left over animals generally preyed on by carnivores.

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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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Weather and The Sky:GK questions on space


Some questions on our solar system

                     

1. What is the closest planet to the Sun?

2. What is the name of the 2nd biggest planet in our solar system?
3. What is the hottest planet in our solar system?
4. What planet is famous for its big red spot on it?
5. What planet is famous for the beautiful rings that surround it?
6. Can humans breathe normally in space as they can on Earth?
7. Is the sun a star or a planet?
8. Who was the first person to walk on the moon?
9. What planet is known as the red planet?
10. What is the name of the force holding us to the Earth?
11. Have human beings ever set foot on Mars?
12. What is the name of a place that uses telescopes and other scientific equipment to research space and astronomy?
13. What is the name of NASA’s most famous space telescope?
14. Earth is located in which galaxy?
15. What is the name of the first satellite sent into space?
16. Ganymede is a moon of which planet?
17. What is the name of Saturn’s largest moon?
18. Olympus Mons is a large volcanic mountain on which planet?
19. Does the sun orbit the Earth?
20. Is the planet Neptune bigger than Earth?

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Weather and The Sky: Earth and Sky fundamentals

Earth

The Earth is the third planet from the Sun. We all live on Earth and it is currently the only planet where evidence of life exists.Of the eight planets in the Solar System, the Earth is one of the inner planets and is made of rock and metal.

The raised part of land are called hills and mountains. An area thickly covered with trees is called a forest. Part of the earth covered with water are oceans,seas, rivers lakes and ponds.

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Weather and The Sky:Weather

Difference between weather and season

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Animals:Fun facts

Fun animal facts

  • Rats breed so quickly that in just 18 months, 2 rats could have created over 1 million relatives.

  • The blue whale can produce the loudest sound of any animal. At 188 decibels, the noise can be detected over 800 kilometres away.

  • Horses and cows sleep while standing up.

  • Giant Arctic jellyfish have tentacles that can reach over 36 metres in length.

  • Locusts have leg muscles that are about 1000 times more powerful than an equal weight of human muscle.

  • Hummingbirds are so agile and have such good control that they can fly backwards.

  • Instead of bones, sharks have a skeleton made from cartilage.

  • Insects such as bees, mosquitoes and cicadas make noise by rapidly moving their wings.

  • The horn of a rhinoceros is made from compacted hair rather than bone or another substance.

  • Sharks lay the biggest eggs in the world.

  • Even when a snake has its eyes closed, it can still see through its eyelids.

  • Unlike humans, sheep have four stomachs, each one helps them digest the food they eat.

  • Despite the white, fluffy appearance of Polar Bears fur (which is transparent), it actually has black skin.

  • As well as being a famous Looney Tunes character, the Tasmanian Devil is a real animal that is only found in the wild in Tasmania, Australia. It is the largest carnivorous marsupial in the world.

  • The average housefly only lives for 2 or 3 weeks.

  • Mosquitoes can be annoying insects but did you know that it’s only the female mosquito that actually bites humans.

  • Cats use their whiskers to check whether a space is too small for them to fit through or not.