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ICSE Science Class 5 | Germination of Seeds

In the primary level as well as in higher classes, children like to go on field trips, and this helps to increase their sense of wonder and joy at the world around them.  In primary school, children may go on field trips to farms, gardens and nurseries.  Children may be interested in gardening and greening their neighborhoods, schools and the places they visit.  In ICSE Science Class 5, children are introduced to the topic The Germination of Seeds and the growing of plants.  This helps them to have a better understanding of the germination of seeds and the growth of plants and can help them in their gardening.   On this note, let us discuss the topic. ICSE Science Class 5 | Germination of Seeds When children visit nurseries in gardens and agricultural centers, they may see fruit plants, vegetable plants, … Continue reading

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ICSE Science Class 5 | Soil Erosion and Conservation

Soil Erosion and Conservation is one of the topics studied in ICSE Science Class 5.  This topic helps children in class 5 to become more aware and sensitive about the natural environment around them.  It can sensitize children to environmental concerns.  Science needs to be studied not just to pass exams or tests.  It also needs to prepare children to become conscientious individuals.  They can also come up with innovative solutions to world challenges.  Conservation of natural environments is another major need of the hour with the Earth being exploited at alarming rates.  These have accelerated natural disasters.  Instead of waiting for natural disasters to occur, people can take proactive steps to help conserve and protect natural environments and also come up with innovative solutions to various world challenges.  On this note, let us discuss soil erosion and conservation. ICSE … Continue reading

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ICSE Science Class 4 | Structure of the Earth

In ICSE Science Class 4, children learn about the structure of the earth.   Topics like Structure of the Earth are best learnt with the help of audiovisual media.  With the help of pictures, voice-overs and visuals, children can learn about various scientific topics in an effective manner.   The ICSE curriculum is very vast, comprehensive and of a high standard.  From the primary level itself, children learn about scientific topics in detail under ICSE.  In order to remember and understand vast amounts of information, audiovisuals can help in greater understanding and retention of the topics covered.  Earlier, children relied mainly on lectures and explanations from teachers and the textbook.  Nowadays, studying has become much more dynamic and interesting with discussion, inquiry-based learning and audiovisual lessons.   On this note, the following is an overview of the topic Structure of the Earth studied … Continue reading

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ICSE Science Class 3 | Stars, Sun, Earth and Moon

The stars and moon in the night sky and the sun are intriguing aspects of the earth and space as we know it.  Children in primary school may now and then wonder about the world around them including the stars, sun and moon.  Why are the stars and moon visible only in the night sky?  Is the sun a fire-ball!!? In ICSE Science Class 3, children are given a short overview of the topic stars, sun, earth and moon.  When children are told that the sun is also a star, they may be a little surprised.  With the help of inquiry-based learning and the KWL chart, this science topic can be studied in an interesting and joyful manner.  In KWL, K stands for What I think I Know/What I Know, W stands for What I am Wondering About and L … Continue reading

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ICSE Science Class 3 | Wonders of Wind | Information on Wind

The phenomenon of wind is simply amazing.  It makes children wonder about how wind blows and makes them curious about various other aspects of wind.  Poets, writers and musicians have also written songs inspired by the phenomenon of wind.  A famous English song “Winds of Change” is by the music band Scorpions.  Well, on this note, let us discuss the wonders of wind which is studied by children in ICSE Science Class 3. ICSE Science Class 3 | Wonders of Wind | Information on Wind Children may have felt and observed the wonders of wind, be it a gentle swaying of the branches of trees or twigs and matter flying all over a place! What is wind? Moving air is called wind.  For example, when we switch on a fan in a room, air moves and helps the room become … Continue reading

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ICSE Science Class 3 | Birds and Their Nests

The amazing chirping of birds makes the natural environment lively.  It has inspired poets, musicians and writers to compose lovely pieces.  Another amazing aspect in the world of birds is their nesting habits.  Nests act as shelters for birds.  Baby birds are born in nests.  Nests keep young birds warm and protect them from enemies and various challenging weather conditions.  Nests are made from twigs, stones, leaves, threads, fibers, etc, by the parent birds.  Different species of birds have adapted to various conditions on earth and have been able to survive by building nests with varying features. In ICSE Science Class 3, children learn about birds and their nests.  This will make them more aware and sensitive about natural environments.  With the increase in concrete spaces and the diminished number of gardens and parks, children may not be able to … Continue reading

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