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CHAPTER – 1
The Earth in the Solar System
Study astronomy in this chapter. examine the solar system and the many celestial objects. Additionally, the chapter discusses several astronomical occurrences. Learn the distinctions between stars and planets as well as the celestial bodies that make up our solar system. Study the moon and the earth as well. Our solar system is made up of a wide variety of celestial components, including the sun, planets like the Earth and the Moon, asteroids, meteoroids, comets, and satellites like the Moon. Our galaxy, the Milky Way, as well as numerous constellations and stars, are all visible from Earth. In order of distance from the sun, our solar system has nine planets.
CHAPTER – 2
The Latitude and Longtitude
You may read about the properties of globes as well as an introduction to globes at the beginning of the chapter. Learn about the equator and the earth’s axis. Additionally, the chapter explains the hemispheres and how to find them using latitude and longitude. also learn how to identify various locations on earth using coordinates, as well as how to interpret coordinates on a globe. The various heat zones on earth are also discussed in this chapter. also become proficient in longitude-based time studies.
CHAPTER – 3
Motions of the Earth
This chapter focuses on how the earth moves. Educate yourself about revolutions and rotations. To understand how the world rotates and revolves, have a look at the lines on the globe. The chapter also discusses the many earthly seasons and the weather that goes with them. A leap year is what? How do the summer and winter solstices differ? How would things change if the earth didn’t rotate? These kind of questions would all have their own solutions in this chapter.
CHAPTER – 4
globes may be used to investigate the whole planet. This chapter shows us how to use maps to explore specific areas of the world. learn about the many map types. also read up on the map scales utilised. The chapter also instructs us on how to interpret directions on a map. Additionally, we would read about common map symbols. A quick introduction to drawings and plans of cities, towns, villages, and other places is provided as the chapter comes to a close.
CHAPTER – 5
Major Domains of the Earth
There are three major domains of earth – land, air and water. In this chapter, we will explore the different domains of the earth & will also their significance. We will study the different attributes of these domains, what they mean, how they sustain life, and their importance in our lives. There are seven continents on this earth – Asia, Europe, Africa, North America, South America, Australia and Antarctica. This chapter gives us information about all these continents.
CHAPTER – 6
Major Landforms of the Earth
In this chapter, we will learn about the major landforms of the earth and about the various properties of the earth’s surface. We will experience the formation of landforms, mountains and their types, plateaus and their types, formation of plains and about their characteristics. The chapter also tells us about plains and the lives of people in the plains. The chapter concludes by telling us about the life of people living in different landforms.We will see how the special characteristics of different landforms shape the work and daily life of the people.
CHAPTER – 7
Our Country- India
This chapter begins with a brief introduction about the landforms, geographical locations, demographics etc. of our country, India. We will see India’s geographical location in detail and its neighbouring countries. Moving further we will learn the political & physical division of India. We also learn about our country’s physical features in terms of mountain ranges, plateaus, plains, etc. The chapter concludes by talking about the coastal areas and the islands that come within India’s boundary.
CHAPTER – 8
India- Climate, Vegetation and Wildlife
From the Himalayas to the Thar desert to the West Bengal woods, the climate and vegetation in India differ greatly. India has four distinct seasons: winter, summer, rainy, and monsoon. Different climatic conditions affect different types of natural vegetation. In this chapter, we will experience the flora and fauna of different natural vegetation such as tropical rainforests, tropical deciduous forest, desert vegetation, mountain vegetation, mangrove forest and we will also learn the importance of forests. At the end of this chapter, we will explore the world of wild animals.