Social Science (SS 605) - Grade 6
|Unit 1||The Story of Man||05||Read more|
|Unit 2||Man in the Stone Ages||05||Read more|
|Unit 3||River valley civilizations-I||05||Read more|
|Unit 4||River valley civilizations-II - River Indus: Indus Valley Civilization||10||Read more|
|Unit 5||My home. My city ...where I Live||05||Read more|
|Unit 6||Earth and its history||10||Read more|
|Unit 7||The Earth and its Movements in Solar System||10||Read more|
|Unit 8||Landforms-I-Mountains||05||Read more|
|Unit 9||Landforms-II - Plains and River valleys||05||Read more|
|Unit 10||Landforms-III - Plateaus||05||Read more|
|Unit 11||Family, School and Society||05||Read more|
|Unit 12||Rural and Urban Society-( Part-I) Life in the rural and Urban Societies||05||Read more|
|Unit 13||Rural and Urban society (Part-II)-Governance||05||Read more|
|Unit 14||What is Economics?||10||Read more|
|Unit 15||Money as a Medium of Exchange 'Integrated project'||10||Read more|
The Story of Man
- Use of stone artefacts as source in the reconstruction of the Past.
- The story of evolution from the early 'Stone Age' to the 'New Stone Age'.
- Categories of Stone Age.
- Characteristics of the three 'Stone Ages'- Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and the Neolithic Ages.
- From Pastoralist to settled life.
- Uses of stone tools and fire.
- The skills and knowledge of hunter gatherers
Man in the Stone Ages
- Characteristic features of the three Stone Age categories.
- Invention of Agriculture or the 'Neolithic Revolution'.
- Method of cultivation in the 'Neolithic Age'
River valley civilizations-I
- Ancient Egypt: focusing on the River Nile and its impact on ancient Egypt civilization.
- Social, economic and political characteristics of this civilization.
- The system of governance and the development of trade which later shaped the future of Egypt. Legacy of the civilization to the world.
River valley civilizations-II - River Indus: Indus Valley Civilization
- To study the history of civilization of the Indus Valley: the political and social characteristics of the Indus Valley civilization.
- The geographical, cultural and economic impact of the Nile Valley and Indus Valley civilization on society.
- Mohenjo-daro and Harappa.
- The nature and system of governance in the two societies.
- Urbanism and Bronze Tools.
- End of Indus Valley Civilization
My home. My city ...where I Live
- Location of a Place
- Cardinal Directions
- Basic skills of Map Reading
- Concept of Latitudes and Longitudes
Earth and its history
- Big Bang Theory
- Evolution of the Earth
- Continent Building
The Earth and its Movements in Solar System
- The Earth and its Movements in solar system
Landforms-1 - Mountains
- Types :- Fold Mountains Fault Mountains
- Features :- Valleys- Due to folding, due to faulting Passes Waterfalls
- Location:-Distribution in the world.
- Importance and uses- Case study: Himalayas
- Conservation of mountains
Landforms-II - Plains and River valleys
- Types of plains on the basis of the process of their formation- Structural, Erosional and Depositional
- On the basis of the agents that form them-river , wind, sea and snow • Usefulness of Plains
- Location of river plains
- Conservation of plains
Landforms-III - Plateaus
- Classification and Location
- Types:- Intermontane Piedmont Continental
- Importance and Conservation of Plateaus
Family, School and Society
- Meaning of the term 'society' and its importance in an individual's life. • Various roles and identities one has in the society and the interdependence of different identities.
- The meaning and types of the family.
- The meaning of school and its impact on a child's life.
- One's own duties towards the school and the society.
Rural and Urban Society-( Part-I) Life in the rural and Urban Societies
- The meaning of the term 'society' and its types.
- The differences between the urban and the rural society on the basis of several parameters like:
- Living conditions.
- Educational facilities.
- Employment opportunities available to the people in the urban and the rural society.
- Nature of occupations in the rural and the urban society.
- Availability of communication facilities in the rural and the urban society.
- Choices of goods and services in both the societies.
Rural and Urban society (Part-II)-Governance
- The importance of governance.
- Governance and people's participation at the two levels: Rural Urban
What is Economics?
- What is Economics?
- Economics in daily life
Money as a Medium of Exchange 'Integrated project'?
- Money as a medium of exchange
- Barter Economy
- Role of money in our day to day life