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NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around chapter 1 - Super Senses [Latest edition]

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Chapter 1: Super Senses

Think and TellTry this and writeWriteDiscussThink and discussLet’s seeLooking with one or both eyesThinkTry thisSay it with soundsSleeping-wakingFind outWhat we have learnt
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Think and Tell [Page 2]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 1 Super SensesThink and Tell [Page 2]

Think and Tell | Q 1 | Page 2

How did the ant know that the other ants were not from its group?

Think and Tell | Q 2 | Page 2

How did the guard ant recognise this ant?

Try this and write [Pages 2 - 3]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 1 Super SensesTry this and write [Pages 2 - 3]

Try this and write | Q 1 | Page 2

Drop some sugar, jaggery, or anything sweet on the ground. Wait until the ants come there.

How long did it take for the ants to come?

Try this and write | Q 1 | Page 2

Drop some sugar, jaggery, or anything sweet on the ground. Wait until the ants come there.

Did one ant come first or a group of ants came together?

Try this and write | Q 1 | Page 2

Drop some sugar, jaggery, or anything sweet on the ground. Wait until the ants come there.

What did the ants do with the food?

Try this and write | Q 1 | Page 2

Drop some sugar, jaggery, or anything sweet on the ground. Wait until the ants come there.

Where do they go from there?

Try this and write | Q 1 | Page 2

Drop some sugar, jaggery, or anything sweet on the ground. Wait until the ants come there.

Do they move in a line?

Try this and write | Q 1 | Page 3

Drop some sugar, jaggery, or anything sweet on the ground. Wait until the ants come there.

Now carefully, without harming the ants, block their path for a while with a pencil.

Now observe, how do the ants move?

Try this and write | Q 2 | Page 3

Now can you guess why the ants behaved like that when you blocked their path?

Try this and write | Q 3 | Page 3

Have you ever been troubled by mosquitoes? Just think, how do they know where you are?

Try this and write | Q 4 | Page 3

Have you seen a dog sniffing here and there? What do you think it is trying to smell?

Write [Page 4]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 1 Super SensesWrite [Page 4]

Write | Q 1 | Page 4

In what ways do human beings make use of this special sense of smell of dogs?

Write | Q 2 | Page 4

When do you find your sense of smell helpful to you? List some examples. Like - to know by its smell that food has gone bad or that something is burning.

Write | Q 3 | Page 4

Name the animals that you would be able to recognise only by their smell, without seeing them?

Write | Q 4 | Page 4

Write the names of five things whose smell you like and five things whose smell you do not like.

I like the smell of I do not like the smell of
   
   
   
   
   
Write | Q 5 | Page 4

Do you and your friends have similar answers?

Discuss [Page 5]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 1 Super SensesDiscuss [Page 5]

Discuss | Q 1 | Page 5

Do the clothes of any of your family members smell? whose?

Discuss | Q 2 | Page 5

Did you ever come across any smell in a crowded place such as a fair, bus, train, etc?

Think and discuss [Page 5]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 1 Super SensesThink and discuss [Page 5]

Think and discuss | Q 1 | Page 5

Sushila covered her nose when she cleaned Deepak’s nappy, but not when she cleaned her daughter. Why do you think she did this?

Think and discuss | Q 2 | Page 5

How do you feel when you walk near a heap of garbage? Think of the children who spend the whole day picking things from such garbage.

Think and discuss | Q 3 | Page 5

Is a smell ‘good’ or ‘bad’ for everyone in the same way? Or does it depend on how each one feels about it?

Let’s see [Page 6]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 1 Super SensesLet’s see [Page 6]

Let’s see | Q 1 | Page 6

Write the name of a bird which has eyes in front of its head (like in humans).

Let’s see | Q 2 | Page 6

Write the names of some birds which have eyes on either side of the head. What is the size of their eyes as compared to the size of their head?

Looking with one or both eyes [Pages 6 - 7]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 1 Super SensesLooking with one or both eyes [Pages 6 - 7]

Looking with one or both eyes | Q 1 | Page 6

Close your right eye or cover it with your hand. Tell your friend to stand to your right, at some distance, and ask him to do some action (wave hand, shake the head, etc.)

Could you see your friend’s action, without moving your neck?

Looking with one or both eyes | Q 2 | Page 6

Close your right eye or cover it with your hand. Tell your friend to stand to your right, at some distance, and ask him to do some action (wave hand, shake the head, etc.)

Now try to look at your friend’s action with both your eyes open but without moving your neck.

Looking with one or both eyes | Q 3 | Page 6

Close your right eye or cover it with your hand. Tell your friend to stand to your right, at some distance, and ask him to do some action (wave hand, shake the head, etc.)

What was the difference between looking with one or both eyes?

Looking with one or both eyes | Q 4 | Page 7

Now toss a small ball or a coin and try to catch it. Try this with both your eyes open. Then close one eye and try to catch it. When was it easier to catch?

Looking with one or both eyes | Q 5 | Page 7

Imagine how it would be to have your eyes in place of your ears? What would you be able to do then, which you cannot do now?

Looking with one or both eyes | Q 6 | Page 7

Now can you guess from what distance can an eagle in the sky can see a roti on the ground?

Write [Page 8]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 1 Super SensesWrite [Page 8]

Write | Q 1 | Page 8

The names of ten animals whose ears can be seen.

Write | Q 2 | Page 8

The names of some animals whose ears are bigger than our ears.

Think [Page 8]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 1 Super SensesThink [Page 8]

Think | Q 1 | Page 8

Is there some link between the size of animals’ ears and their hearing?

Try this [Pages 8 - 9]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 1 Super SensesTry this [Pages 8 - 9]

Try this | Q 1 | Page 8

For this activity find a quiet place in your school. Tell one of your friends to stand at a short distance and ask him to say something softly. The rest of you should listen carefully. Then all of you put your hands behind your ears, as shown in the picture. Let the same child say something again as softly as before. In which case was the sound sharper? Ask your friends too.

Try this | Q 2 | Page 8

Put your hands over your ears and say something. Can you hear your own voice?

Try this | Q 3 | Page 9

Sit near a desk. Tap the desk once with your hand. Listen carefully. Now put your ear on the desk as shown in the picture. Tap on the desk once again with your hand. Listen again. Was there any difference in the sound of the tap?

Write [Page 10]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 1 Super SensesWrite [Page 10]

Write | Q 1 | Page 10

Can you understand the sounds of some animals? Which animals?

Write | Q 2 | Page 10

Do some animals understand your language? Which ones?

Say it with sounds, Sleeping-waking [Pages 10 - 13]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 1 Super SensesSay it with sounds, Sleeping-waking [Pages 10 - 13]

Say it with sounds | Q 1 | Page 10

Just like birds and dolphins you can also make your own language of sounds for giving messages. Remember you have to talk to your friends with only sounds and no words. How and when will you need to give an alarm call? For example, when the teacher is coming to the classroom!

Sleeping-waking | Q 4 | Page 13

What do you think are some of the dangers to tigers in the jungle?

Sleeping-waking [Pages 10 - 13]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 1 Super SensesSleeping-waking [Pages 10 - 13]

Sleeping-waking | Q 1 | Page 10

Some animals go into a long, deep sleep in certain seasons. Then they are not seen for many months.

Have you noticed that during the cold season you cannot see any lizard in the house? Where do you think they have gone?

Sleeping-waking | Q 2 | Page 11

Given here is the sleeping time of some animals. Write below each picture for how many hours a day that animal sleeps.

Cow ______
Python _______
Giraffe ______
Cat ______
Sleeping-waking | Q 3 | Page 11

When you see different animals, do you have any questions about them? Make a list of ten such questions.

Sleeping-waking | Q 5 | Page 13

Can human beings also be a threat to animals? How?

Find out [Page 13]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 1 Super SensesFind out [Page 13]

Find out | Q 1 | Page 13

Where are other such National Parks in India? 

Find out | Q 2 | Page 13

Collect information on these and write a report.

What we have learnt [Page 13]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 1 Super SensesWhat we have learnt [Page 13]

What we have learnt | Q 1 | Page 13

Have you noticed that sometimes singers put their hands on their ears when they sing? Why do you think they may be doing this?

What we have learnt | Q 2 | Page 13

Give examples of animals that may have a very strong sense of sight, hearing, or smell.

Chapter 1: Super Senses

Think and TellTry this and writeWriteDiscussThink and discussLet’s seeLooking with one or both eyesThinkTry thisSay it with soundsSleeping-wakingFind outWhat we have learnt
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