Download NCERT Book for Class 5 Environmental Studies (EVS) in PDF. All chapters of book are provided in separate links for the convenience of students. This is the latest edition of NCERT Class 5 EVS Book that has been published by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) for current academic year, 2019-2020.
Links to download all chapters of NCERT Class 5 EVS book are given below:
We have also prepared NCERT solutions for class 5 EVS. All the solutions are provided with a detailed and correct explanation.
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Importance of NCERT Class 5 EVS Book
Class 5 NCERT Book for Environmental Studies has been written and published to contain appropriate and concise information which will help students of 5th standard to familiarise the events taking place around them and understand the concepts and principles working behind them. We will soon provide the NCERT Solutions for class 5 EVS very soon which will help students know the correct answers for all NCERT questions in EVS book.
A quick view of the contents explained in different chapters of NCERT Book for Class 5 EVS is given below:
NCERT Class 5 EVS Chapter 1: This chapter sensitises students to the amazing world of animals- how they hear, see, smell and sleep. They also get to learn how animal use their sounds to navigate or communicate with each other.
NCERT Class 5 EVS Chapter 2: ‘A Snake Charmer’s Story’ chapter of class 5 EVS makes students aware about various issues related to the life of snake charmers and talks about a close relationship between animals and humans beings.
NCERT Class 5 EVS Chapter 3: In this chapter, children’s experiences have been used to help students understand the process of digestions that begin in the mouth itself. Students also get to know about the role of the stomach in digestion. Chapter also explains significances of taking good food.
NCERT Class 5 EVS Chapter 4: In this chapter, children are taught the technique and skills involved in preservation and cooking of food.
NCERT Class 5 EVS Chapter 5: This chapter includes experiments on germination of seeds and the idea of seed dispersal and shows how some plants have come from far off countries but today we cannot imagine our food without them.
NCERT Class 5 EVS Chapter 6: This chapter gives a glimpse of traditional sources and the techniques of water arrangements in Rajasthan. It explains water management by using real time examples.
NCERT Class 5 EVS Chapter 7: This chapter has experiments with water which are related to our everyday life. Students learn the concepts of floating, sinking and dissolving in water.
NCERT Class 5 EVS Chapter 8: ‘A Treat for Mosquitoes’ chapter explains the relationship between stagnant water, mosquitoes, malaria, blood testing, etc. with the help of real dialogues of children.
NCERT Class 5 EVS Chapter 9: This chapter named as ‘Up You Go’ talks about a teacher’s mountaineering adventure and explains the feelings and experiences to have from mountain climbing and rock climbing.
NCERT Class 5 EVS Chapter 10: This chapter of class 5 EVS uses a historical monument to introduce children to the techniques, designs, uses of metals, water arrangement systems, etc. adopted in earlier times. Students are taught about the fact that how war and peace, then and now, are a part of social and political life.
NCERT Class 5 EVS Chapter 11: This chapter engages with the challenging concepts of the ‘shape of the earth’ and ‘gravitation’ using children’s intuitive ideas.
NCERT Class 5 EVS Chapter 12: This chapter explains the facts related to the utility and availability of petrol and diesel.
NCERT Class 5 EVS Chapter 13: In this chapter student get to know about variations in the types of shelters, food habits, living conditions, language and clothes in different states across the country.
NCERT Class 5 EVS Chapter 14: In this chapter students get to learn about the problems arising after a natural calamity like earthquake hits a place and how one should deal with such situations to avoid any severe harm.
NCERT Class 5 EVS Chapter 15: Here students are taught about the process of breathing with the help of an interesting story by Dr. Zakir Hussain.
NCERT Class 5 EVS Chapter 16: ‘Who will do this Work’ chapter stresses on the dignity of labour and that no work is clean or dirty. It also talks about the facts that how certain communities continue to do scavenging through generations and do not get opportunities to make their own choice.
NCERT Class 5 EVS Chapter 17: This chapter named as ‘Across the Wall’ consists of a real story of a girls’ basketball team, to talk on the issue of gender and discuss the features of team spirit.
NCERT Class 5 EVS Chapter 18: This chapter discusses about the experiences of families who migrate in search of work. It explains how kids in such families are deprived of education and other basic needs.
NCERT Class 5 EVS Chapter 19: The story of ‘a bajra’ seed in this chapter addresses some crucial problems, like how changes in farming are linked to the changes and difficulties in the lives of farmers.
NCERT Class 5 EVS Chapter 20: This chapter depicts the life of tribals and addresses some popular perceptions and biases about tribal communities.
NCERT Class 5 EVS Chapter 21: This chapter of class 5 EVS, focusses attention on how our identity is shaped by traits we inherit from our family and also the opportunities we get from our environment.
NCERT Class 5 EVS Chapters 22: ‘On the Move Again’ chapter has a story of the migrators to help children understand the difference between ‘transfer’ and ‘displacement’ so that they become sensitive towards problems faced by the urban and rural poor.