CBSE Science Class 6

Food: Where does it come from ?

Food: Where does it come from ? - Chapter Wise CBSE Solved Question and Answer Based On NCERT

Points To Remember:

  • There is a lot of variation in the food eaten in different regions of India, like South Indians prefer dosa, idli and sambhar, people living in Bengal prefers fish and rice, Rajesthani people prefer dal-bhati and so on
  • To prepare a food we need different kinds of ingredients like to cook vegetable curry we need different kinds of vegetables, salt, spices oil and so on
  • Plants are animals are the two sources of our food materials
  • Milk, egg, meat, chicken, fish, prawn, beef, pork etc. are the food products that we get from animals
  • Grain, cereals, vegetables and, fruits comes from plants and plants products
  • We eat leafy vegetable, fruits, and some parts of plants like stem and roots.
  • Honey bees collect nectar from flowers, convert it into honey and store it in their hive. Flowers and their nectar may be available only for a part of year so, bees store their nectar for their use throughout the year
  • Animals that feed on plants are called herbivores animals like cow, goat, deer etc.
  • Animals that feed on other animals are called carnivores animals like lion, tiger, etc.
  • Animals that feed on both plants and animals are called omnivores animals like human beings, rats, bears etc.

Chapter 1: Food: Where does it come from ?