Living and non- living things and materials

Pri 3

Course Intro

  • Explore the vastness of the living things and materials around you.
  • Learn how and why you should seek reasons to understand the world around you.

Course Description

Embark on an exciting journey through the realms of living and non-living things and materials.

Explore the captivating world of plants, animals, fungi, and bacteria, unravelling their unique features and significance in nature.

Dive into the realm of materials, examining their properties and classification. Develop critical thinking skills to choose the right materials for specific objects or purposes.

It provides an interactive learning experience where students can discuss and learn from their peers through Verbal Reasoning; Diagram; Flowchart; Graphical And Tabular

Who is this Course for?

Students who want to improve their ability to understand more about science and evaluate information.

Students who want to expand their knowledge of living things and materials.

It is ideal for students seeking to enhance their knowledge of biology and materials science in an engaging and interactive manner.

What you will Learn?

The distinguishing characteristics of living and non-living things.

The diverse features and functions of plants, animals, fungi, and bacteria.

The classification and properties of various materials.

How to select the right material for specific objects or purposes.

The properties of different materials and their applications.

Learn through Verbal Reasoning; Diagrams; Flowcharts; Graphical And Tabular

Learn to read, understand and rule out options to arrive at the correct answer.

Key Takeaways

Gain a comprehensive understanding of living and non-living things.

Appreciate the importance of plants, animals, fungi, and bacteria in the ecosystem.

Understand the classification and properties of different materials.

Develop critical thinking skills in choosing the appropriate materials.

Acquire knowledge of material properties and their practical applications.

Why Learn from doerdo Tuition Course?

Experienced Teachers: Learn from highly skilled ex-MOE teachers who bring expertise and depth to the subject matter.

Performance Visibility: Parents can monitor student progress and performance, ensuring effective learning outcomes.

After-Class Support: Get personalized assistance and guidance from teachers to address doubts and reinforce learning.

AI-based Tests and Homework: Benefit from AI-powered assessments and interactive homework assignments that enhance understanding and retention.

Course Curriculum

Classification of Things categorizing objects into different groups based on their characteristics. For example, students learn to classify objects as living or non-living, identifying common characteristics of each category.
Living Things and Their Characteristics Students explore the characteristics of living organisms, such as growth, reproduction, and the ability to respond to stimuli. They study examples of living things like plants, animals, and fungi, understanding their unique features.
Plants This topic delves into the world of plants, their structure, functions, and their importance in the ecosystem. Students learn about different types of plants. They also explore the role of plants in providing food and oxygen.
Animals Students discover the diversity of the animal kingdom, by studying different types of animals, their habitats, adaptations, and life cycles.
Fungi This topic introduces students to fungi as a distinct group of living organisms. Examples include mushrooms and moulds.
Bacteria Students explore the impact of bacteria on human health. They learn about proper hygiene practices to prevent the spread of diseases.
Non-Living Things and Their Characteristics This topic focuses on objects that do not possess life characteristics.
What Are Materials? Students explore the concept of materials and their significance in everyday life. They learn about the different types of materials, their properties, and their uses. Examples include wood, metal, plastic, and glass.
Classification of Materials This topic focuses on categorizing materials based on their properties and sources. Students learn to classify materials as natural or man-made and gain an understanding of the properties that make them suitable for various applications.
Choosing the Right Material for an Object Students develop critical thinking skills as they learn to select appropriate materials for specific objects or purposes. They consider factors such as strength, durability, and suitability for the intended use. Examples include choosing the right material for a bridge or a container.

Course Type


Class Type

Small Group

Group Size



1.5 hrs

Num of Sessions




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