Course Content
Lesson 1 – Human Body : The Food We Eat
Lesson 3 – Human body : The Digestive and Excretory systems
Lesson 4 : Plants in the Surroundings and Environment
Lesson 6 : Adaptation in Animals
Lesson 8 : Materials and Solutions
Lesson 10 : Measurement
Lesson 11 : Push and Pull
Lesson 12 : Friction as a Force
Class 4 – EVS
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    5. Which habitat do coconut trees grow in? What are the adaptations of a coconut tree?

    A. Coconut tree grows in the coastal areas. Their adaptations are:

    i) they are tall and have hard round trunks.

    ii) the leaves are cut into strips to avoid tearing due to wind and they are waterproofed.

    iii)roots are long and spread wide.

    6. What are breathing roots?

    A. Mangroves have roots that grow up and out of water to breathe. They take in air and carry to stem, roots and leaves. These roots are called breathing roots.

    7. What are marshlands?

    A. An area where the soil is always waterlogged is called as marshlands.

    8. What are insectivorous plants? Explain the adaptation seen in an insectivorous plant. 

    A. The plants that grow in soil with less nutrient content and so trapping and eating insects are called as insectivorous plants. Eg: Venus fly trap and Pitcher plant.

    Pitcher plant:  They have leaves that look like a container with lid. When an insect fall into the container it get trapped in and is digested.