The chapter “Drop by Drop” is Chapter 16 from the Let’s Look Around and Learn Environmental Studies Textbook for students of Class 3rd of JKBOSE and Chapter 20 for students of NCERT board. This particular post is about Drop by Drop Class 3 EVS Question Answers. In the last post, you read Our Friends Animals Class 3 EVS Chapter 14 Question Answers. Let’s get started with this post:
Drop by Drop Class 3 EVS Question Answers
The Chapter “Drop by Drop” discusses the life of people living in areas with water scarcity like deserts. It helps the budding kids to understand the importance of water for the life of human beings and other living things on earth.
Drop by Drop Class 3 EVS Chapter 16 Question Answers
Think Page No. 103
What are the difficulties people face due to scarcity of water?
Ans. People face the following difficulties due to scarcity of water.
- a) People have to fetch water from far-off places.
- b) They have to use less water and try to save water.
- c) They have to remain without bathing for days.
Narrate/Tell Page No. 103
1. From, where do the people in Madho’s village, fetch water for drinking?
Ans. The people in Madho’s village fetch water for drinking from far-off ponds. Sometimes, a train carrying water comes to the village. Madho’s father goes to fetch water in his camel cart. Some people collect rainwater by making a special type of tank called tanka.
2. Who fetches water in Madho’s house?
Ans. Madho’s mother and sister fetch water from a far-off pond in Madho’s house. Madho’s father sometimes also goes to fetch water in his camel cart. Madho also fetches water from one of the tankas of the village.
3. Water collected in the tanka is mostly used for drinking. Why?
Ans. The water collected in the tanka is mostly used for drinking because rainwater is the pure form of water and it is filtered before being collected in the tanka.
4. Is rainwater collected in your house as well? If yes, how?
Ans. No, rainwater is not collected in our house.
5. Can there be any other methods of collecting water?
Ans. Yes, there can be some other method of collecting water. Water can be collected in tanks, drums, buckets, etc. Water can also be collected by setting up rooftop water collection units.
Do activities as shown in the picture and write the answer in the boxes.
|How many drops will fill a spoon?
|How many spoons will fill the bowl?
|How many bowls will fill a mug?
|How many mugs will fill a bucket?
Write Page No. 105
Have you seen how we got so much water drop by drop? Just think if tap leaks even drop by drop, how much water would be wasted! These pictures show you something similar.
Can you think of some other ways of saving water? Write your suggestions below.
Ans. We can save water by following ways.
- Close the tap when not in use.
- Seal the leakage in pipes if any.
- Avoid bathing under running tap water.
- Avoid wastage of water.
- Reuse the water left after washing clothes, and vegetables to water the garden plants.
- Avoid washing your vehicles with running water pipes.
Have you seen water flowing unnecessarily in your home, school or any other place? Where?
Ans. Yes, I have seen water flowing unnecessarily in canals and streets.
Discuss Page No. 105
Look at the picture and discuss
Can we use the water that has been used for one purpose for something else?
Ans. Yes, we can reuse water that has been used for one purpose. For example, water used for washing vegetables and clothes can be used for watering garden plants. Also, water used for mopping the floor can be used to clean the toilets.
Draw lines using different colours to show which work will be done after the other so that the same water can be reused. One example has been given.
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