Online Science Olympiad Class Syllabus for Grade 4

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Syllabus

Plants

  • Parts of plants: Roots, leaves, stems and flowers; their function, uses and modification
  • Roots: Kinds of roots, their functions and examples
  • Shoots: Functions of the stem
  • Structure of leaf
  • Functions of the leaf: Photosynthesis, transpiration process (in simple language)
  • Iodine test for starch in leaves
  • Products obtained from plants such as food items, wood, coir, rubber, fibres
  • Pollination: Dispersal of seeds due to various factors
  • Growth of plants is affected by the temperature of a place, water and light, benefits of various plants
  • Adaptation in plants
  • Need for adaptation in plants:
    • Examples of adaptation of plants on land with examples
    • Examples of adaptation of plants in water with examples
    • Examples of adaptation of plants in desert with examples
    • Examples of adaptation of plants in hilly areas with examples

Animals

  • Classification of animals - mammals, reptiles, birds, insects and aquatic
  • Animal behaviour –individual (aestivation and hibernation), in herds and groups, human interaction
  • Animals that give birth to babies
  • Animals that lays eggs
  • Some animals have skeletons and muscles like human beings inside their bodies
  • Adaptation in animals
  • Need for adaptations in animals, reasons of adaptations
  • Examples of adaptations in animals: on land, in water
  • Adaption in modification of body parts in herbivores, carnivores, omnivores

Food and Digestion

  • Nutrients found in food: Proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals and water
  • Balanced diet, cooking and preserving food
  • Kind of teeth in the mouth and location
  • Structure and Functions of each kind of tooth
  • Diagram with labelling of parts of a tooth, number of teeth of each kind in: infants and adults
  • Care of Teeth and Gums: Causes of cavities/ deficiencies and steps to prevent them
  • Kinds of microbes: Bacteria, viruses, protozoans and fungi, useful microbes
  • Need for regular check-up to keep teeth healthy; importance of healthy dental care habits
  • Role of food in the development of healthy teeth and gums
  • Organs of the digestive system (mouth, food pipe, stomach, liver, small and large intestine, rectum, anus)
  • Functions of various organs in digestion, need for chewing food well, and for regular bowel movement, need for water
  • Organs of the excretory system and their functions
  • Healthy habits related to digestion and excretion

Clothing

  • Materials used for making clothes: Natural fibre, synthetic fibre
  • Clothes and weather
  • Clothes and work
  • Care of clothes

Matter and Materials

  • Definition of matter
  • What is matter made up of?
  • States of matter
  • Definition- solvent, solute and solution, giving examples of each (simple language)
  • Soluble and insoluble substances giving examples of each (solubility in oil, water)
  • Method of separation: sedimentation, decantation, filtration, evaporation
  • Forms of Matter: Solids liquids and gases
  • Change of state
  • Materials used in construction; specific properties, e.g., hard, soft, shiny, and rough
  • Categorization of materials according to their properties - how materials change when they are heated and cooled; Some materials are effective in preventing sound from travelling through them

Force, Work and Energy

  • The concept/meaning of push and pull and difference between the two
    • Examples of push and pull
    • Force: meaning in simple terms, changes shape of objects and direction
    • Meaning of various types of forces – muscular, gravitational, magnetic and frictional
  • Simple machines – Lever, pulley and inclined plane
  • Energy and its various forms
    • Heat energy
    • Light energy
    • Electrical energy
    • Motion energy
    • Sound energy
  • Friction – meaning, concept
    • How to reduce friction (oil, powder)
    • Uses of friction
    • Harmful effects of friction
    • Examples of friction

Our Environment

  • Major natural sources of water of your area, potable water, water borne diseases
    • Water cycle and its different forms (evaporation, condensation, fog, dew, smog)
    • Water purification
    • Safe handling and storage of potable water at house hold level
  • Natural resources - renewable and nonrenewable and their conservation
  • Pollution
    • Effects of air pollution: Breathing problems, global warming
    • Effects of water pollution: Diseases, life in water
    • Effects of soil pollution
    • Acid rain
  • Some properties of air i.e., occupy space, weight, expands, no colour
    • Composition of air (gases + water vapour)
    • Process of breathing and burning
    • Causes of air pollution – dust, smoke, spitting (germs/bacteria, Virus)
    • Preventive measures to keep air clean

Earth and Universe

  • Stars
  • The solar system: Sun, planets, dwarf planets
  • The earth and how does it move?
  • Effect of earth’s movement
    • Day and night
    • Seasons
    • The poles
    • The equator

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