Syllabus for VSO-2017

Grade 1: Our amazing body, Me and my family, Food for life, Home sweet home, Clothes we wear, Air around us, Water, Plants-(Our green friends), Animal world, Festivals and celebrations.

Grade 2: Our amazing body, Growing with time, Healthy food, Plant life, Animal life, Air, Water, Safety and first aid, Solar system, Houses and clothing.

Grade 3: World around us, Me and myself, My family, Parts of plant, Green life, More about animals, Sources of food, Connecting the world, Water-The wonder, Air as matter, Shelter and care, Our neighbours in space.

Grade 4: Food and nutrition, Organ system, Teeth, Plant life, Animal life, Life processes, Community living, Transport and communication, Work and force, Air, water and weather, Energy and its conservation.

Grade 5: Growing plants, Animal world, Skeletal and muscular system, Nervous system, Diseases and prevention, Rocks and minerals, The moon, Natural calamities, Air and water, Our environment, Dealing with emergencies, Simple machines.

Grade 6: Food, Components of food, Separation of substance, Fibre to fabric, Materials of daily use, How things change, Living and non-living things, Our surroundings, The plant world, Body movement, Motion and measurement of distance, Electric current and circuit, Magnetism, Light, shadow and reflection, Importance of water, Importance of air, Waste, solar system.

Grade 7: Nutrition in plants, Nutrition in animals, Materials of daily use, Heat, Different kinds of materials, How things react with one another, Weather, Climate and adaptation of animals, Soil, Respiration in organisms, Transportation of materials, Reproduction in plants, Motion and time, Electric current and its effect, Light, Winds, Strom and cyclones, Scarcity of water, Forest, Waste management.

Grade 8: Crop production, Microorganism, Synthetic fibres, Metals and non-metals, Combustion and flame, Conservation of biodiversity, The cell, Reproduction and adolescence, Force and pressure, Friction, Sound, Chemical effects of current, Some natural phenomena, Light, The night sky, Coal and petroleum, Pollution of air and water.

Grade 9: Matter in our surroundings, Atoms and molecules, Structure of atom, The fundamental unit of life, Tissues, Diversity in living organisms, Motion, Force and laws of motion, Gravitation, Work and energy, Sound, Why do we fall ill, Natural resources, Improvement in food resources.

Grade 10: Chemical reactions and equations, Acids, bases and salts, Metals and non- metals, Carbon and its compound, Periodic classification of elements, Life processes, Control and coordination, How do organisms reproduce, Heredity and evolution, Light-reflection and refraction, Electricity, Magnetic effect of electric current, Sources of energy, Our environment, Management of natural resources.