Title Viva Environmental Studies, Book 1
Subtitle Life Skills and Value Focused
Author Zainab H. Razavi, Neha Sharma
ISBN 9789386824950
List price Rs 295.00
Price outside India Available on Request
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 112
Book size 216 x 279 mm
Publishing year 2020
Original publisher Viva Education
Published in India by Viva Education
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory Worldwide
Status New Arrival
About the book


Environmental Studies is a carefully graded set of five books. It strictly follows the NCF guidelines and the NCERT syllabus. Lucid explanations accompanied by varied and colourful illustrations facilitate learning through visual stimulation. The books aim to gently train children to see the harmony between society and environment. All efforts have been made to expose the children to the physical world and its natural and man-made components. The larger goal of the series is to sensitize children to their social environment and their responsibilities towards it.

Some Salient Features

 • Bright, colourful and child-friendly illustrations

 Answer Orally for quick recapitulation

 • Ample questions given to develop thinking skills

 • Values and life skills based discussion in Grandma asks… to inculcate values and enhance interpersonal skills

 • Factoids in Fact Ant to increase general knowledge

 • Nuggets of wisdom in Grandma says… to make children aware and responsible

 • A variety of questions in the exercises for assessment

 • Plenty of knowledge-testing projects and activities given in Activity Time

 • Sample test paper as Let’s Revise after every unit

 • More practice questions given at the end of each book

Teacher’s Resource Pack

Answer Key

Teacher’s CD

 • Flip book

 • Test generator

 • Animated lessons with activities

Study Material Available at  www.vivadigital.in

 • Answer Keys

 • Work Books

 • Test Papers


Chapter 1: About Me • Knowing About Yourself

Chapter 2: My Body • Knowing about body parts • Functions of some body parts

Chapter 3: My Sense Organs • Functions of sense organs

Chapter 4: Looking after My Body • How to keep my body clean

Chapter 5: The Clothes We Wear • Clothes of different seasons: - summer – winter - rainy • Uniforms • Costumes • Materials of clothes

Chapter 6: Food We Eat • lmportance of food • Types of meals • Sources of food • Good food habits

Chapter 7: Safety Rules • Various safety rules: • on the road • at home • at school • in the bus or car • while swimming

Chapter 8: My Family • Meaning of family • Kinds of families: - small family - big family - joint family

Chapter 9: We Help One Another • Helping one another • Fun with family

Chapter 10: We Need Shelter • Importance of shelter • Types of houses • Types of roofs • Qualities of a good house

Chapter 11: Rooms in a House • Different Kind of Rooms • Uses of each room

Chapter 12: Our Neighbourhood • Importance of neighbourhood • Places in our neighbourhood

Chapter 13: My School • Things we use in class • Rooms in a school

Chapter 14: People Who Help Us • People who help us and what they do

Chapter 15: Festivals • Importance of festivals • Festivals we celebrate: - Diwali - Christmas - Gurupurab - Eid - National festivals

Chapter 16: Good Manners and Habits • Learning good manners and habits

Chapter 17: Travelling is fun • Need of transport • Different kinds of transport: - land transport - air transport - water transport

Chapter 18: The World of Plants • Parts of a plant • Types of plants • Food for plants • Uses of plants

Chapter 19: The World of Animals • Big animals • Small animals • Animals found in different places • Domestic animals • Wild animals • Birds • Insects

Chapter 20: All About Water • Sources of water • Uses of water - Ways to save water

Chapter 21: Up in the Sky • know about: • the sun • the clouds • the moon • the stars

Chapter 22: Earth Activity • definition of: • mountains • hills • forest • desert • plains

Chapter 23: Weather Activity • Types of weather

About the Authors:

Zainab H. Razavi is an educational books editor and a resource person based in New Delhi. She did her M.A.in History from Delhi University, where she is currently a research scholar.

Neha Sharma is a gold medalist in M.Tech. from Guru Gobind Singh lndraprastha University. She did her M.Sc. in Physics from University of Delhi and has worked as an Assistant Professor in Galgotias College of Engineering and Technology, Greater Noida for more than seven years. Presently she is working as PGT Physics in Venkateshwar Global School, Rohini.

Target Audience:

Students of Environmental Studies, class 1.



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