NCERT Class 6 Science Chapter 1: Food – Where does it come from? YouTube Lecture Handouts

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Need for Food

  • Essential for life

  • Requirement for every living organism

Food Variety - Regional Diversity

  • Coconut trees - coastal regions of South India

  • Paddy and jowar - Deccan plateau

  • Apple, plum and peach - Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir

  • Peas, carrot, wheat and bajra - Northern plains

  • Mustard, daal, dates and amla - Western India

What Determines Food Preparation & Why It Varies?

  • Availability

  • Temperature

  • Living Conditions

Food Ingredients – Plant & Animal Sources

Plants are the main source – Photosynthesis (Class 7)

Table of Food Ingredients – Plant & Animal Sources
Table of Food Ingredients – Plant & Animal Sources

Food

Ingredient

Source

Roti

Flour

Water

Grains - Plants

Dal

Pulses

Salt

Ghee

Species

Plant

Water (Ocean)

Animal

Plant

  • Plant sources: Grains, cereals, vegetables and fruits

  • Animals: Milk & its products (butter, cream, cheese), meat products and eggs

Edible Parts

  • Mustard Seed – Oil

  • Mustard leaves – vegetables

  • Brinjal – fruit

  • Sprouted seeds – moisture is required for germination of seeds

  • Honey – from bees – collect nectar and store as honey in hives, nectar is available only for part of year, remaining months honey will be there

Eating Habits – Herbivore, Carnivore & Omnivore

Image of Basic Requirement of Life and Its Sources

Image of Basic Requirement of Life and Its Sources

Image of Basic Requirement of Life and Its Sources

  • Herbivores: Animals which eat only plants

  • Carnivores: Animals which eat only animals

  • Omnivores: Animals which eat both plants as well as other animals

What Do They Eat? Identify & Categorize

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