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NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around chapter 6 - Every Drop Counts [Latest edition]

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Chapter 6: Every Drop Counts

Observe and find outDrop-by-dropCustoms related to waterFind outDiscussThe story todayLook at this bill and tellIt can be doneWhat we have learnt
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Observe and find out [Page 52]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 6 Every Drop CountsObserve and find out [Page 52]

Observe and find out | Q 1 | Page 52

Look at the area around your school. Are there any fields, farms, pucca roads, drains, etc? Is the area sloping, rocky, or flat? Think, what will happen here when it rains? Where will the rain water go – into the drains, pipes, or pits? Is some water also getting soaked into the soil?

Drop-by-drop [Pages 53 - 54]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 6 Every Drop CountsDrop-by-drop [Pages 53 - 54]

Drop-by-drop | Q 1 | Page 53

How do you think the rainwater that falls on the roof will reach the underground tank? Draw the path.

Drop-by-drop | Q 2 | Page 54

Have you ever faced a shortage of water in your area? If yes, then what was the reason for it?

Drop-by-drop | Q 3 | Page 54

Talk to your grandmother or any elderly person. Find out, when they were of your age:

From where did they get water for the house? Has there been a change now?

Drop-by-drop | Q 4 | Page 54

What kind of water arrangements were made for travellers - for example, piau, Mashak (leather bag), or any other? Now, what do people do about water when they travel?

Customs related to water [Pages 54 - 55]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 6 Every Drop CountsCustoms related to water [Pages 54 - 55]

Customs related to water | Q 1 | Page 54

Can we even imagine life without water?

Customs related to water | Q 2 | Page 55

Do you have some special pots for water at your place?

Customs related to water | Q 3 | Page 55

Have you ever seen any beautiful building near the place of water? Where?

Find out [Page 55]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 6 Every Drop CountsFind out [Page 55]

Find out | Q 1 | Page 55

Is there a lake, well or stepwell near your house or school? Visit it and find out more about it.

How old is it? Who got it built?

Find out | Q 2 | Page 55

Is there a lake, well or stepwell near your house or school? Visit it and find out more about it.

What kinds of buildings are around it?

Find out | Q 3 | Page 55

Is there a lake, well or stepwell near your house or school? Visit it and find out more about it. 

Is the water clean? Is it cleaned regularly?

Find out | Q 4 | Page 55

Is there a lake, well or stepwell near your house or school? Visit it and find out more about it.

Who all use the water?

Find out | Q 5 | Page 55

Is there a lake, well or stepwell near your house or school? Visit it and find out more about it.

Is there any festival celebrated at this place?

Find out | Q 6 | Page 55

Is there a lake, well or stepwell near your house or school? Visit it and find out more about it.

Is there any water today, or is it dry?

Discuss [Page 56]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 6 Every Drop CountsDiscuss [Page 56]

Discuss | Q 1 | Page 56

There are two old wells in the area where Punita lives. Her grandmother says that about fifteen-twenty years ago there was water in these wells. The wells could have dried up because:

  • Water is being pumped up from under the ground, with the help of electric motors.
  • The lakes in which rainwater used to collect are no longer there.
  • The soil around trees and parks is now covered with cement.
  • Is there some other reason for this? Explain.
The story today [Page 56]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 6 Every Drop CountsThe story today [Page 56]

The story today | Q 1 | Page 56

Let us see the different ways in which people manage water today. See the picture give below and discuss.

Do you get water in your house in any of these ways? Put a tick (✓) on that. If you get water in some other way, write in your notebook. 

Discuss [Page 58]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 6 Every Drop CountsDiscuss [Page 58]

Discuss | Q 1 | Page 58

Everyone has the right to live. Yet, is everybody getting enough water to live or even water to drink? Why is it that some people have to buy drinking water? Should it be like this? Water on this earth is for one and all. Some people draw out water from the ground by deep bore wells. How far is it correct? Have you ever seen this? Why do some people put a pump directly in the Jal Board pipeline? What problems would other people face due to this? Do you have any such experience?

Look at this bill and tell [Page 58]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 6 Every Drop CountsLook at this bill and tell [Page 58]

Look at this bill and tell | Q 1 | Page 58

From which office has this bill come? 

Look at this bill and tell | Q 2 | Page 58

Do you get a water bill at home? Find out from where it is sent?

Look at this bill and tell | Q 3 | Page 58

Why do you think Dilli Sarkar (Government of Delhi) is written under Delhi Jal Board?

Look at this bill and tell | Q 4 | Page 58

In whose name is the bill? How much money do they have to pay for each month?

Look at this bill and tell | Q 5 | Page 58

Do you have to pay for water? How much? Is the rate of water different in different colonies? Ask your elders.

It can be done [Page 59]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 6 Every Drop CountsIt can be done [Page 59]

It can be done | Q 1 | Page 59

Have you ever read this kind of news in any newspaper? How did people solve their problem of water? Did they repair and reuse any old lake or stepwell?

What we have learnt [Page 59]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 6 Every Drop CountsWhat we have learnt [Page 59]

What we have learnt | Q 1 | Page 59

Make a poster: Do you remember the slogan – “Water on earth is for one and all.” Think of some other such slogans.

Draw pictures and make a nice poster.

What we have learnt | Q 2 | Page 59

Bring a water bill, look at it and tell –

This bill is from ______ date to ______ date. 

What we have learnt | Q 2 | Page 59

Bring a water bill, look at it and tell -

How much money is to be paid for this bill?

What we have learnt | Q 2 | Page 59

Bring a water bill, look at it and tell -

What else can you see in the bill, like the money spent on repair, maintenance, etc.? 

Chapter 6: Every Drop Counts

Observe and find outDrop-by-dropCustoms related to waterFind outDiscussThe story todayLook at this bill and tellIt can be doneWhat we have learnt
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