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Viva ICSE Computer Studies 8

Viva ICSE Computer Studies 8

Viva ICSE Computer Studies 8

Viva ICSE Computer Studies 8

Based on the Latest CISCE Curriculum

  • By: Anuradha Sharma


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ISBN: 9789388386463

Bind: Paperback

Year: 2020

Pages: 132

Size: 8.5 x 11 Inch

Publisher: Viva Education

Exclusive Distributors: Viva Books

Sales Territory: Worldwide


Lab Activities • Project Work • Activity Time

Based on Windows 10, MS Office 2016


ICSE Computer Studies is a series of 8 books for classes 1 to 8. The series is based on the latest ClSCE curriculum.


What makes ICSE Computer Studies special?

  • Learning Outcomes: List of concepts to be learnt at the completion of the chapter
  • Let's Learn About: List of topics to be learnt
  • Activity Corner: Warm-up activity given to assess the previous learning of concepts
  • Do and Learn: Sample practical questions given to strengthen the understanding of concepts
  • Think and Discuss: Discussion-based questions given to enhance thinking skills
  • Learn More: Additional information given to enhance knowledge
  • Computer Etiquette: Computer ethics and manners to be followed while working on a computer
  • Quick Recall: Summary of the chapter given for quick revision
  • Tech Terms: Definitions of important terms given at the end of the chapter
  • Exercises: Objective and subjective questions included under various segments
  • Building Values and Life Skills: Questions based on life skills and values to build interpersonal skills such as creative-thinking, problem-solving, team-building and teamwork in students
  • Testing Knowledge: Thought-provoking questions to assess the application of knowledge and enhance thinking skills in students
  • Linking Knowledge: Questions given to help students form links with other subjects
  • Lab Fun: Interesting lab activities given to assess the application of concepts
  • Learning is Fun: Hands-on activities and projects given to enhance observation, imagination and creativity of children, and to promote group work
  • Practise More: Question bank given at the end of the book to help students prepare for examination
  • Take Challenge: Additional objective questions given to assess knowledge by applying thinking skills


Interactive Learning App

  • Activities
  • Exercises
  • Technopedia
  • Points to Remember
  • Printable Worksheets


Teacher's Resources

  • Detailed Teacher's Manual
  • Teacher's App
  • Online worksheets at

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Target Audience:

ICSE students of class 8.


Chapter 1. Operating System and Graphical User Interface: Role and Functions • Introduction • Types of Software • Operating System • Need for an Operating System • Features of an Operating System • Types of Operating Systems • User Interface

Chapter 2. SpreadsheetFormulas and Functions • Introduction • Operators in Excel • Working with a Basic Formula • Using Compound Formula • Using Formula on Text • Range • Types of Cell Referencing • Cell Reference to Another Worksheet • Error Result • Using Functions • Function Library • Managing Worksheet

Chapter 3. Charts in Excel 2016 • Chart • Creating a Chart • Moving a Chart • Resizing a Chart • Deleting a Chart • Formatting a Chart • Printing Charts

Chapter 4. Algorithms and Flowcharts • Algorithm • Flowcharts

Chapter 5. Introduction to Program Coding: Java and BlueJ • Introduction to Java • Introduction to BlueJ and Its Features • Object • Class • Features of Object-Oriented Programming • Starting BlueJ • Structure of Java Program • Fundamentals of Java Language • Data Types • Operators • Class Declaration

Chapter 6. Decision Control Structure • Selection Control Structure • Looping Control Structure

Chapter 7. App Development • Introduction • Types of Apps • Uses of Common Apps • Installing an App on Your Phone • Some Commonly Used Apps • Designing and Development of an App

Chapter 8. Networks • Computer Network and Its Components • Networking Media • Networking Devices • Networking Terminology • Protocols

Chapter 9. Cloud Computing • Cloud Computing • Characteristics of Cloud Computing • Types of Clouds • Advantages of Cloud Computing • Disadvantages of Cloud Computing • Google Drive 

Practise More

Take Challenge 

About the Author:

Anuradha Sharma (MSc IT, BSc, PGDSLM, BEd) has been teaching in many reputed schools in Bangalore for over 18 years. She has a vast and rich experience being an educator, trainer and examiner for evaluation of examinations from past 2 years for class 10. She is currently working as High School Coordinator and Head of the Department (Computer Science).

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