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 (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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Grade 2 science (NSO) : Animals

Animals

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

Animals: Classification

Animals:Type

Animals:Collective nouns

Animals:Lifecycle

Animals:Animal homes

Animals:Sounds animals make

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NSO: Understanding family tree

Family Tree

One of the topics in NSO which is pretty confusing is understanding the relationship among individuals in a family.

The questions are never direct and the kid needs to have a good understanding to attempt these questions.

I am putting across some tips which would help in attempting these questions.

  1. Make it visual :  I have tried making this extended family tree which should help the kids in getting a better understanding of the relations.

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Papers : NSO Grade 1

NSO papers for class 1

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Logical and analytical reasoning

Reasoning tips and tricks 

Finding the odd one out

Step 1 : Look out for common things

Step 2 : Find a pattern in the similarities

Step 3 : Which one is different and why ? Cross out the similar ones.

Step 4 : Mark the answer .

Example :

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 What comes next

Step 1 : Look at the changes / similarities between each diagram

Step 2 : Look for a pattern in the changes

Step 3 : Do the different changes one at a time.

Step 4 : Look out for the right option

Example :

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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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Activities : Weather and The Sky

Posters that can be made by kids to reinforce the concept

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Worksheets

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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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