NCERT Class VIII Science Solutions: Chapter 7-Conservation of Plants and Animals Part 7

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Question 10:

Why should paper be saved? Prepare a list of ways by which you can save paper.

Answer:

Paper is used in our day to day life. Thousands of trees are cut to fulfil the demand of paper. If the trees are being cut for paper, there may be one day we will be left with no trees. So paper should be saved and should be used intelligently. The ways by which we can save paper are: ¬ We should recycle the waste paper.

  • We should not litter paper here and there.

  • Paper should be sent through proper channel for recycling.

  • We should not tear our old books and donate it to poor children so that they can reuse those books.

  • We should encourage buying recycled paper products.

  • We should avoid taking paper bags from the shops, instead we should carry jute bags.

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Paper Recycle

Question 11:

Complete the word puzzle:

Down:

  • Species on the verge of extinction.

  • A book carrying information about endangered species.

  • Consequence of deforestation.

Across:

  • Species which have vanished.

  • Species found only in a particular habitat.

  • Variety of plants, animals and microorganisms found in an area.

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Word Puzzle

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Word Puzzle (A)

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