Grade 5 Discover : Set 9 Copy
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The world is constantly innovating to curb the use of this non-biodegradable synthetic material that is used for making bottles, utensils, pipes, bags, etc., as it is causing severe environmental pollution.
Currently, avocado seeds, corn, sugarcanes and other food sources are used in the manufacture of these items
What synthetic material is being replaced here with food sources?CorrectIncorrect
Business uses avocado pits to create cutlery and straws containing 70 percent biomass content instead of ____.
For years plants such as Lettuce, peas, radish and other vegetables are being grown in “Space garden” in International space station to reduce the food carried by astronauts during their long term space travels.
In January 2019, China launched Chang’e 4 probe which carried soil containing cotton and potato seeds, yeast and fruit fly eggs. Cotton seeds germinated and for the first time any biological matter was grown outside Earth.
In which astronomical body was Chang’e 4 launched to conduct this experiment?
Trees talk and share resources right under our feet, using a fungal network.
Trees of different species can exchange large amounts of carbon via the fungal internet that connects their roots.
Some plants use this system to support their offspring
Because of this they are given a nick name called “________ Wide Web (WWW)”
Can you guess the name?CorrectIncorrect
In a world where water is becoming scarce, a group from Beihang University decided to do it the nature’s way.
They looked at these succulent plants whose spines trap air, collect water, provide shade to plant, keep predators away.
Scientists created a spherical sponge with 180 spines pressed which collected 1.3mL in 15 minutes. 200 such models can collect water for an adult in 2 and half hours.
Which plant inspired them to create this design.CorrectIncorrect
The name of this tree is derived from the Greek which means ‘well covered’. Because the unopened flower is covered by a cap.
This large, fast-growing evergreen tree is native to Australia.
Name this tree whose seeds are dispersed by explosion, as the seeds open up only when exposed to high temperatures.CorrectIncorrect
- The oil extracted from this tree is used to the skin as a remedy for health problems such as arthritis, ease cold, etc.