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NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around chapter 5 - Seeds and Seeds [Latest edition]

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Chapter 5: Seeds and Seeds

DiscussDo this and find outTell and writeDrawProjectWriteFind outStraight from your heartThink and imagineSo many seeds!ThinkWandering seedsWho came from where?What we have learnt
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Discuss [Page 42]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 5 Seeds and SeedsDiscuss [Page 42]

Discuss | Q 1 | Page 42

What things are soaked before cooking in your house? Why?

Discuss | Q 2 | Page 42

What things do you eat after sprouting? How are they sprouted? How much time does it take?

Discuss | Q 3 | Page 42

Has the doctor or someone you know ever told you to eat sprouts? Why?

Do this and find out [Page 43]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 5 Seeds and SeedsDo this and find out [Page 43]

Do this and find out | Q 1 | Page 43

Do you remember that in Class IV you did an activity with seeds? Now try another one.

  • Take some chana and three bowls. 
  • Put five chana in the first bowl and fill it up with water. 
  • Put a damp piece of cloth or some cotton wool in the second bowl. Now keep the same number of chanas in it. Make sure that the cotton wool or cloth remains wet. 
  • Put the same number of chanas in the third bowl. Do not put anything else in it. Cover all three bowls.

Observe after two days and note the changes in the bowls.

  Bowl 1 Bowl 2 Bowl 3
Are the seeds getting air? No Yes Yes
Are the seeds getting water?      
What changes did you see?      
Have the seeds sprouted?      
Tell and write [Pages 43 - 44]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 5 Seeds and SeedsTell and write [Pages 43 - 44]

Tell and write | Q 1 | Page 43

In which bowl did the seeds sprout? What difference did you see between this bowl and the other bowls?

Tell and write | Q 2 | Page 43

Why did Gopal’s mother tie the chana in a damp cloth?

Tell and write | Q 3 | Page 44

When you split the whole masoor, you get me - masoor dal. But then you cannot sprout me! Can you think why?

Draw [Page 44]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 5 Seeds and SeedsDraw [Page 44]

Draw | Q 1 | Page 44

Look carefully at your sprouted chana and make its drawing?

Project [Page 44]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 5 Seeds and SeedsProject [Page 44]

Project | Q 1 | Page 44

Plant your seeds

Take a clay pot or a tin can with a wide mouth. Make a small hole at the bottom of the can. Fill your can with soil. Put four or five seeds of the same kind in the soil and press them gently. Different groups can plant different kinds of seeds, such as mustard (sarson), fenugreek (methi), sesame (til) or coriander (dhania).

Write [Page 44]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 5 Seeds and SeedsWrite [Page 44]

Write | Q 1 | Page 44

Name of the seed: ______

The date on which you planted them: ______

The day you observe something coming out of the soil, start filling the table:

Date Height of the plant (in cm) Number of seen leaves  Any other change
       
       
       
       

To find the height of a plant use thread and then measure it on the scale.

Find out [Page 45]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 5 Seeds and SeedsFind out [Page 45]

Find out | Q 1 | Page 45

How long did it take for the plant to come out from the soil?

Find out | Q 2 | Page 45

What was the difference in the height of the plant on the first and second day?

Find out | Q 3 | Page 45

On which day did the height of the plant increase the most?

Find out | Q 4 | Page 45

Did new leaves come out of the plant every day?

Find out | Q 5 | Page 45

Was there any change in the stem of the plant?

Discuss [Page 45]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 5 Seeds and SeedsDiscuss [Page 45]

Discuss | Q 1 | Page 45

Which seeds took the most number of days for the stem to come out of the soil?

Discuss | Q 2 | Page 45

Which seeds took the least days to come out of the soil?

Discuss | Q 3 | Page 45

Which seeds did not grow at all? Why?

Discuss | Q 4 | Page 45

Did anyone’s plant dry up or turn yellow? Why did this happen?

Discuss | Q 5 | Page 45

What would happen if the plants do not get water?

Straight from your heart [Page 45]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 5 Seeds and SeedsStraight from your heart [Page 45]

Straight from your heart | Q 1 | Page 45

What is inside the seed?

Straight from your heart | Q 2 | Page 45

How does a big plant grow from a tiny seed?

Think and imagine [Page 46]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 5 Seeds and SeedsThink and imagine [Page 46]

Think and imagine | Q 1 | Page 46

What would happen if plants could walk? Draw a picture.

Find out [Page 46]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 5 Seeds and SeedsFind out [Page 46]

Find out | Q 1 | Page 46

Do some plants grow without seeds?

So many seeds! [Page 47]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 5 Seeds and SeedsSo many seeds! [Page 47]

So many seeds! | Q 1 | Page 47

How many types of seeds can you collect? Where will you find them? Each of you should try to collect as many different types of seeds as you can. After that, put all the seed collections together. Now observe these seeds carefully – their shapes, sizes, colours, textures (smooth or rough). Make a seed chart to put up in the class. You can start with a table like this.

Think [Page 47]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 5 Seeds and SeedsThink [Page 47]

Think | Q 1 | Page 47

Did you keep aniseed (saunf) and cumin (jeera) on your list? 

Think | Q 2 | Page 47

Which was the smallest seed and which was the biggest seed in your collection?

Think [Page 47]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 5 Seeds and SeedsThink [Page 47]

Think | Q 1 | Page 47

Make lists of :

Seeds that are used as spices in your home.

Think | Q 2 | Page 47

Make lists of :

Seeds of vegetables.

Think | Q 3 | Page 47

Make lists of :

Seeds of fruits.

Think | Q 4 | Page 47

Make lists of :

Light seeds (check by blowing them).

Think | Q 5 | Page 47

Make lists of :

Seeds that are flat.

Think | Q 6 | Page 47

Make lists of :

Make more groups. How many groups of seeds did you make?

Think | Q 7 | Page 47

Make lists of :

Do you know any games that you can play with seeds? Discuss with your friends.

Wandering seeds [Pages 47 - 49]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 5 Seeds and SeedsWandering seeds [Pages 47 - 49]

Wandering seeds | Q 1 | Page 47

Plants cannot move around. Once they grow, they remain in the same place. But their seeds are great travellers! They can reach far and wide. Look at picture 1 and see the flying seeds.

Picture 1

Picture 2 

Have you ever seen any seed that can fly?

Wandering seeds | Q 2 | Page 48

Plants cannot move around. Once they grow, they remain in the same place. But their seeds are great travellers! They can reach far and wide. Look at picture 1 and see the flying seeds.

Picture 1

Picture 2

What is it called in your area?

Wandering seeds | Q 3 | Page 48

Plants cannot move around. Once they grow, they remain in the same place. But their seeds are great travellers! They can reach far and wide. Look at picture 1 and see the flying seeds.

Picture 1

Picture 2

Look at your seed collection. Guess how many of those could have travelled by flying.

Wandering seeds | Q 4 | Page 47

Look at the picture. This seed cannot fly, but it can still travel by sticking to the fur of animals or on our clothes. In this way, it gets a free ride!

 

Did you get any new ideas from these seeds?

Wandering seeds | Q 5 | Page 49

Look at the pictures given below and guess how the seeds travel and reach different places.

 

Wandering seeds | Q 6 | Page 49

Some plants spread their seeds over long distances. When the soybean pods are ripe, they burst and the seeds are thrown out. Have you ever heard their sound? 

Wandering seeds | Q 7 | Page 49

Think what would happen, if seeds did not spread and remained at one place only.

Wandering seeds | Q 8 | Page 49

Make a list of the different ways by which seeds are spread.

Who came from where? [Page 50]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 5 Seeds and SeedsWho came from where? [Page 50]

Who came from where? | Q 1 | Page 50

What all was grown in India long ago? Were mangoes and bananas grown here? What came from other countries? Imagine food without potatoes or tomatoes!

What we have learnt [Page 50]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 5 Seeds and SeedsWhat we have learnt [Page 50]

What we have learnt | Q 1 | Page 50

Reena has drawn this picture of the seed sprouted by her. What do you think the seeds need for sprouting? Write in your own words. How would Reena’s seeds look if they did not get the things needed? Show by drawing a picture. 

 

What we have learnt | Q 2 | Page 50

How do seeds spread to far-off places? Write in your own words.

Chapter 5: Seeds and Seeds

DiscussDo this and find outTell and writeDrawProjectWriteFind outStraight from your heartThink and imagineSo many seeds!ThinkWandering seedsWho came from where?What we have learnt
Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around - Shaalaa.com

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