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NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around chapter 3 - From Tasting to Digesting [Latest edition]

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Chapter 3: From Tasting to Digesting

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Discuss and write [Pages 23 - 24]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 3 From Tasting to DigestingDiscuss and write [Pages 23 - 24]

Discuss and write | Q 1 | Page 23

Jhoolan’s mouth started watering when she heard the word imli. When does your mouth water? List five things you like to eat and describe their taste.

Discuss and write | Q 2 | Page 23

Do you like only one kind of taste or different ones? Why?

Discuss and write | Q 3 | Page 23

Jhoolan put a few drops of lemon juice in Jhumpa’s mouth. Do you think we can make out the taste with just a few drops?

Discuss and write | Q 4 | Page 23

If someone were to put a few seeds of saunf (aniseed) on your tongue, would you be able to tell with your eyes closed? How?

Discuss and write | Q 5 | Page 24

How did Jhumpa make out the fried fish? Can you guess the names of certain things only by their smell, without seeing or tasting them? What are these things?

Discuss and write | Q 6 | Page 24

Has anyone ever told you to hold your nose before taking a medicine? Why do you think they tell you to do this?

Close your eyes and tell [Pages 24 - 25]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 3 From Tasting to DigestingClose your eyes and tell [Pages 24 - 25]

Close your eyes and tell | Q 1 | Page 24

Collect a few food items having different kinds of tastes. Play a game with your friends as Jhumpa and Jhoolan did. Tell your friend to taste the food and ask - 

How did it taste? What was the food item?

Close your eyes and tell | Q 2 | Page 24

Collect a few food items having different kinds of taste. Play a game with your friends like Jhumpa and Jhoolan did. Tell your friend to taste the food and ask - 

On which part of the tongue could you get the most taste - in front, at the back, on the left or right side of the tongue?

Close your eyes and tell | Q 3 | Page 24

Collect a few food items having different kinds of taste. Play a game with your friends like Jhumpa and Jhoolan did. Tell your friend to taste the food and ask - 

Which taste could be made out on which part of the tongue? Mark these parts in the picture given.

Close your eyes and tell | Q 4 | Page 24

Collect a few food items having different kinds of tastes. Play a game with your friends as Jhumpa and Jhoolan did. Tell your friend to taste the food and ask -  

One at a time put some things to eat in other parts of your mouth - under the tongue, on the lips, on the roof of the mouth. Did you get any taste there?

Close your eyes and tell | Q 5 | Page 25

Use a clean cloth to wipe the front part of your tongue so that it is dry. Put some sugar or jaggery there. Could you taste anything? Why did this happen?

Close your eyes and tell | Q 6 | Page 25

Stand in front of a mirror and look closely at your tongue. How does the surface look? Can you see any tiny bumps on the surface?

Tell [Page 25]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 3 From Tasting to DigestingTell [Page 25]

Tell | Q 1 | Page 25

If someone asks you to describe the taste of amla or cucumber, you might find it difficult to explain.

How would you describe the taste of these – tomato, onion, saunf, garlic.

Tell | Q 1 | Page 25

Chew it or chew it well: What’s the difference?

Try this together in class: 

Each of you takes a piece of bread or roti or some cooked rice.

Put it in your mouth, chew three to four times and swallow it.

Did the taste change as you chewed it?

Now take another piece or some rice and chew it thirty to thirty-two times.

Was there any change in the taste after chewing so many times? 

Tell | Q 2 | Page 25

Think of words that you know or make up your own words to describe the taste.

When Jhumpa tasted some of the things, she said “Sssee, sssee, sssee…” 

What do you think she may have eaten?

Tell | Q 3 | Page 25

Why don’t you make sounds that describe some tastes?

From your expressions and sounds ask your friends to guess what you might have eaten.

Discuss [Page 26]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 3 From Tasting to DigestingDiscuss [Page 26]

Discuss | Q 1 | Page 26

Has anyone at home told you to eat slowly and to chew well so that the food digests properly? Why do you think they say this?

Discuss | Q 2 | Page 26

Imagine you are eating something hard like green guava. What kinds of changes take place in it from the time you bite a piece and put it in your mouth to when you swallow it?

Think what does the saliva in our mouth does?

Straight from the heart [Page 27]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 3 From Tasting to DigestingStraight from the heart [Page 27]

Straight from the heart | Q 1 | Page 27

Where do you think the food must be going after you put it in your mouth and swallow it? In the picture given here, draw the path of the food through your body. Share your picture with your friends. Do all of you have similar pictures?

Discuss [Page 27]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 3 From Tasting to DigestingDiscuss [Page 27]

Discuss | Q 1 | Page 27

How do you feel when you are very hungry? How would you describe it? For example, sometimes we jokingly say, “I am so hungry I could eat an elephant!”

Discuss | Q 2 | Page 27

How do you come to know that you are hungry?

Discuss | Q 3 | Page 27

Think what would happen if you do not eat anything for two days?

Discuss | Q 4 | Page 27

Would you be able to manage without drinking water for two days? Where do you think the water that we drink goes?

Talk and discuss [Pages 28 - 29]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 3 From Tasting to DigestingTalk and discuss [Pages 28 - 29]

Talk and discuss | Q 1 | Page 28

Do you remember that in Class IV you made a solution of sugar and salt? Nitu’s father also made this and gave her. Why do you think this is given to someone who has vomiting and lose motions?

Talk and discuss | Q 2 | Page 28

Have you heard the word ‘glucose’, or seen it written anywhere? Where?

Talk and discuss | Q 3 | Page 29

Have you ever tasted glucose? How does it taste? Tell your friends.

Talk and discuss | Q 4 | Page 29

Have you or anyone in your family been given a glucose drip? When and why? Tell the class about it.

Talk and discuss | Q 5 | Page 29

Nitu’s teacher used to tell the girls to have glucose while playing hockey. Why do you think she did this?

Talk and discuss | Q 6 | Page 29

Look at Nitu’s picture and describe what is happening. How is the glucose drip being given?

 

Think and discuss [Page 31]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 3 From Tasting to DigestingThink and discuss [Page 31]

Think and discuss | Q 1 | Page 31

Imagine if you had been in place of Dr. Beaumont, what experiments would you have done to find out the secrets of our stomach? Write about your experiments.

Discuss [Page 33]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 3 From Tasting to DigestingDiscuss [Page 33]

Discuss | Q 1 | Page 33

Why do you think Rashmi could eat only one roti in the whole day?

Discuss | Q 2 | Page 33

Do you think Kailash would like games and sports?

Discuss | Q 3 | Page 33

What do you understand by ‘proper’ food?

Discuss | Q 4 | Page 33

Why do you think that the food of Rashmi and Kailash was not proper?

Find out [Page 33]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 3 From Tasting to DigestingFind out [Page 33]

Find out | Q 1 | Page 33

Talk with your grandparents or elderly people and find out what they ate and what work they did when they were of your age.

  • Now think about yourself – your daily activities and daily diet.
  • Are these similar or different from what your grandparents did and ate?
Think and discuss [Page 34]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 3 From Tasting to DigestingThink and discuss [Page 34]

Think and discuss | Q 1 | Page 34

Do you know any child who does not get enough to eat in the whole day? What are the reasons for this?

Think and discuss | Q 2 | Page 34

Have you ever seen a godown where a lot of grain has been stored? Where?

What we have learnt [Page 34]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 3 From Tasting to DigestingWhat we have learnt [Page 34]

What we have learnt | Q 1 | Page 34

Why can you not taste food properly when you have a cold?

What we have learnt | Q 2 | Page 34

If we were to say that “digestion begins in the mouth”, how would you explain this. Write.

Chapter 3: From Tasting to Digesting

Discuss and writeClose your eyes and tellTellDiscussStraight from the heartTalk and discussThink and discussFind outWhat we have learnt
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