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Chapter 5: A Brave Heart Dedicated to Science and Humanity

Warming up!English WorkshopLanguage Study
Warming up! [Page 164]

Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 5 A Brave Heart Dedicated to Science and Humanity Warming up! [Page 164]

Chit-Chat

Warming up! | Q 1 | Page 164

Have you ever participated in or visited a science exhibition?

Warming up! | Q 2 | Page 164

Did you observe/learn any new things there? What are those?

Warming up! | Q 3 | Page 164

Scientists have to work very hard and make many sacrifices for years, to achieve success in their experiments. Why?

Warming up! | Q 4 | Page 164

What is the difference between a discovery and an invention?

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Warming up! [Page 164]

Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 5 A Brave Heart Dedicated to Science and Humanity Warming up! [Page 164]

Warming up! | Q 1 | Page 164

Discuss in pairs/groups about the precautions one has to take while working in a science laboratory. Write them in the form of Dos and Don’ts.

Dos Don’ts
Handle test tubes and other glass apparatus with care. Don’t touch chemicals with bare hands.
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English Workshop [Pages 169 - 172]

Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 5 A Brave Heart Dedicated to Science and Humanity English Workshop [Pages 169 - 172]

English Workshop | Q 1 | Page 169

Write in one sentence each, why the following years were landmarks in the lives of Pierre and Marie Curie.

  1. 1895 __________________
  2. 1902 __________________
  3. 1903 __________________
  4. 1906 __________________
  5. 1911 __________________
English Workshop | Q 2 | Page 169

Complete the web diagram with the qualities of Madame Curie.

Name the following.

English Workshop | Q 3.(a) | Page 169

Two discoverers of new lands

English Workshop | Q 3.(b) | Page 169

Two conquerers of the peak of Mt. Everest

English Workshop | Q 3.(c) | Page 169

Original name of Madame Curie

English Workshop | Q 3.(d) | Page 169

Her place of birth

English Workshop | Q 3.(e) | Page 169

Subjects Marie majored in, at the University of Paris

English Workshop | Q 3.(f) | Page 169

Nationality of her husband Pierre

English Workshop | Q 3.(g) | Page 170

Scientist who discovered the properties of uranium

English Workshop | Q 3.(h) | Page 170

Two radio- active elements discovered by Curies

English Workshop | Q 4 | Page 170

Read the text carefully and match the incidents occurred in Madam Curie’s life given in table A with the years in table B.

Table A Table B
1. Henri Becquerel discovered that uranium had the property where radioactive elements can give off rays which can penetrate substances that are opaque to light. 1902
2. Maria Sklodowska was born in Warsaw, Poland. 1934
3. Marie was awarded the Nobel Prize 1896
4. Curie couple discovered radium. 1867
5. Marie passed away. 1911

Think and answer in your own words.

English Workshop | Q 5.(a) | Page 170

What common characteristics did Marie and Pierre share, as students?

English Workshop | Q 5.(b) | Page 170

Which of the two scientists was greater than the other? Say why?

English Workshop | Q 5.(c) | Page 170

Why was the gift of a ton pitchblende, a great stroke of luck, to the Curies?

English Workshop | Q 5.(d) | Page 170

Besides the uses of radium and polonium mentioned in the text, in what other way, do you think, it is used in the field of medicine?

English Workshop | Q 5.(e) | Page 170

What proves that Marrie Curie was a true lover of humanity and not a wealth?

English Workshop | Q 6 | Page 170

Find words/phrases from the text that are synonyms of the word ‘brave’.

English Workshop | Q 7.(a) | Page 170

Read and understand the following word. Find out/search for proverb/thought/quote/slogan that is related to them.

Courage

English Workshop | Q 7.2 | Page 170

Read and understand the following word. Find out/search for proverb/thought/quote/slogan that is related to them.

Strength of character

English Workshop | Q 7.(c) | Page 170

Read and understand the following word. Find out/search for proverb/thought/ quote/slogan that is related to them.

Determination

English Workshop | Q 7.(d) | Page 170

Read and understand the following word. Find out/search for proverb/thought/quote/slogan that is related to them.

Hard-work

English Workshop | Q 8 | Page 171

Match the branches of Science with what fields they study :

(A) (B)
(a) Ecology (i) Study of Atmosphere
(b) Geology (ii) Study of Plant-life
(c) Meteorology (iii) Study of the Universe
(d) Anatomy (iv) Study of living organisms and environment
(e) Botany (v) Study of human mind and emotions
(f) Psychology (vi) Study of structure and functions of the body
(g) Cosmology (vii) Study of solid earth and rocks
English Workshop | Q 9 | Page 171

Imagine that your school needs some Scientific equipments, apparatus, and formulae charts for the laboratory. Being the in- charge of Science Committee, write a letter to the Headmaster of your school suggesting him some Scientific equipments and apparatus required for Standard X Science practicals. Take help of the information given below to complete your letter.

Sanjay Sharma
In - charge of Science Committee,
New English High School, Akola
1 January, 2018

To
The Headmaster

__________________

__________________

Sub : __________________

Sir/Madam,

- various experiments included in Standard X syllabus
- purpose of your requirements
- equipments, apparatus etc.
- quality and quantity
- benefits and utility
- add your own points

Thank you,
Yours obediently,

__________________

__________________

English Workshop | Q 10 | Page 172

‘There is no short- cut to success’.
Expand this maxim with a suitable introduction, body with examples, and conclusion. Write it in your notebook in about 20 lines.

Project

English Workshop | Q 11 | Page 172

The life and work and inventions of Marie Curie are given in detail in the text. Go to your library or search on internet at least five famous scientists who have given great inventions to the world and write about them or prepare a chart showing the information about them.

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Language Study [Page 172]

Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 5 A Brave Heart Dedicated to Science and Humanity Language Study [Page 172]

Language Study | Q 1 | Page 172

Pick out the Prefixes and Suffixes from the following words and find the root word:

Word Prefix Suffix Root Word
1. unattainable      
2. indomitable      
3.disheartening      
4. incalculable      
5. disconsolate      
6. ensuring      
Language Study | Q 2.(A)(a) | Page 172

Say whether the Predicate in the sentence below contain Object/Complement/Adverbial.

Madame Curie discovered radium.

Language Study | Q 2.(A)(c) | Page 172

Say whether the Predicate in the sentence below contain Object/Complement/Adverbial.

Pitchblende was expensive.

Language Study | Q 2.(A)(b) | Page 172

Say whether the Predicate in the sentence below contain Object/Complement/Adverbial.

Pierre was knocked down.

Language Study | Q 2.(A)(d) | Page 172

Say whether the Predicate in the sentence below contain Object/Complement/Adverbial.

The couple took a flat.

Language Study | Q 2.(A)(e) | Page 172

Say whether the Predicate in the sentence below contain Object/Complement/Adverbial.

They moved cautiously, success came finally.

Language Study | Q 2.(B)(a) | Page 172

Pick out the Conjunction in the following sentence and say whether they are Subordinator or Co-ordinator.

There are women who show extreme courage.

Language Study | Q 2.(B)(b) | Page 172

Pick out the Conjunction in the following sentence and say whether they are Subordinator or Co- ordinator.

Pitchblende was an extremely expensive substance, so they could not afford to buy.

Language Study | Q 2.(B)(e) | Page 172

Pick out the Conjunction in the following sentence and say whether they are Subordinator or Co-ordinator. 

History is full of chapters that tell of extraordinary people!

Language Study | Q 2.(B)(d) | Page 172

Pick out the Conjunction in the following sentence and say whether they are Subordinator or Co-ordinator.

Marie wanted to study in Paris but her father could not afford it.

Language Study | Q 2.(B)(c) | Page 172

Pick out the Conjunction in the following sentence and say whether they are Subordinator or Co-ordinator.

After her daily household work, Marie settled down to study

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Chapter 5: A Brave Heart Dedicated to Science and Humanity

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