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Class 10 Footprints Without Feet Chapter 6 The Making Of a Scientist
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The Making Of a Scientist
Chapter – 6
FOOTPRINTS WITHOUT FEET
TEXTUAL QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Read and find out –
1. How did a book become a turning point in Richard Enright’s life?
Ans: The book ‘The Travels of Monarch X’ opened the world of science for Richard. After reading it, he became interested in tracking the migration of butterflies. This interest led to his other projects and experiments.
2. How did his mother help him?
Ans: She took him on trips bought him telescopes microscopes cameras mounting materials and other equipment and helped him in every possible way. If he did not have anything to do she found things for him to learn. Even the book that became a turning point in his life was given to him by his mother.
3. what lessons does Enright learn when he does not win anything at a science fair?
Ans: Enright learns that to win display is not enough, it requires experiments
4. What experiments and projects does he then undertake?
Ans: Then he undertook experiments and projects relating to insect work.
5. What are the qualities that go into the making of a scientist?
Ans: The qualities of the making of a scientist are,
1) first-rate mind,
3) will to win for the right reasons.
Think about it
1. How Can one become a scientist, an economist, a historian….? Dose it simply involve reading many books on the subject? Does it involve observing, thinking and doing experiments?
Ans: Reading books is just an aspect of learning and gain knowledge in particular subject. It helps to gain subject knowledge but only reading books will not make a person scientist or economist or historian. A person should involve observing, thinking and doing experimental activities to reach his goal.
2. You must have read about cells and dna in your science books. Discuss Richard ebright’s work in the light of what you have studied. If you get an opportunity to work like Richard Enright on projects and experiments, which field would you like to work on and why?
Ans: DNA carry the blueprint of life and heredity. They pass information from one generation to the other. If I get an opportunity to work like Richard Ebright, I would choose to study about diseases. By studying the DNA, may find ways and means to cure many illnesses.
Talk about it
1. Children everywhere wonder about the world around them. The questions they ask are the beginnings of scientific inquiry. Given below are some questions that children in India have asked professor yash pal and Dr rahul pal as reported in their book.
1) What is dna finger printing? What are its uses?
2) How do honey bees identify their own honeycombs?
3) Why does rain fall in drops?
[collect the answers from ‘Discovered questions’]
2. you also must have wondered about certain things around you. Share these questions with your class and try to answer them.
Ans: Do Yourself.
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