Perfect Science is a series of eight books from Grade 1 to Grade 8.The series is especially designed to fulfil the requirements of schools following the syllabus prescribed by NCERT. It conforms to the vision of the National Curriculum Framework.
The scientific skills developed and encouraged in children by the activities in these books include communication, observation, estimation, cause and effect, investigation, critical analysis and evaluation.
Salient Features of Perfect Science for Classes 6,7 and 8:
- The books are written in a simple and easy to understand language.
- Text is supported by visually attractive and self-explanatory illustrations and images.
- The objectives of the lesson are given in Let's Learn About in the beginning.
- A variety of activities are included in Try at Home, Do and Learn, and In the Lab to develop the investigation and experimentation skills in children.
- Additional information and factoids are given in Good to Know to stimulate the thirst for knowledge.
- In-text exercises are given in Stop and Reflect to help children recall and review the concepts learnt.
- Definitions of important terms are included in Terms to Know at the end of each lesson.
- Recapitulation at the end of each lesson consolidates the key concepts for easy recall.
- A wide variety of exercises like fill in the blanks, true or false, match the columns, multiple choice questions, answer in one word, answer in brief, answer in detail and many more are included in Be Prompt, Short and Precise, and At Length under Exercises.
- Apply Your Knowledge includes questions based on thinking skills to promote critical and analytical thinking in children.
- Activity Corner given at the end of each lesson includes a variety of hands-on activities, projects and computer activities.
- Periodic Tests are included at regular intervals in the book.
- Important concepts are given in Concept Maps in the form of easy to understand flow charts in the end of the book.
- Assessment Sheets are given in the end of the book to assess the concepts learnt by the children.
About the Editor:
Geeta Taneja is an accomplished Science teacher with 37 years of experience in Kendriya Vidyalayas across the country, connecting with students from diverse backgrounds and cultures. She has a long standing association with NCERT and CBSE on various projects and workshops, and also has hands-down experience in setting up science laboratories and organising science exhibitions.