I. Answer the following questions:
(i) How does hair on the head help us?
(ii) Give two ways in which one should look after one’s hair.
(iii) Give two reasons why teeth are an important part of our body.
(iv) Name the different kinds of teeth we have.
Fill in the blanks:
(i) If _________ is not washed regularly, lice will breed in it.
(ii) Teeth have their roots in the _________.
(iii) An adult has _________ permanent teeth.
(iv) _________ thrive on food particles stuck between the teeth.
III. Match the following:
Column ‘A’ Column ‘B’
(i) Incisors (a) Tearing teeth
(ii) Canines (b) Grinding teeth
(iii) Molars (c) Biting teeth
IV. Tick (√) the correct answer:
(i) We should use comb/toothbrush to clean your hair.
(ii) A child of two years has almost 20/32 teeth.
(iii) The incisors/canines are used to bite into the food.
(iv) Unhealthy teeth breed lice/bacteria.
(v) People have different colour teeth/hair.
(vi) Hair/Teeth prevent loss of body heat.
Check the answers of worksheet on hair, teeth and their importance:
I. (i) Hair on the head help us to prevent loss of body heat through the head.
(ii) The two ways in which one should look after one’s hair are:
(a) Always comb your hair neatly.
(b) Always use your own comb
(iii) Teeth are an important part of our body because it gives shape and structure to the face. It helps us to bite and chew our food.
(iv) The different kinds of teeth we have are incisors, canines, molars and premolars.
II. (i) hair
III. Column ‘A’ Column ‘B’
(i) Incisors (c) Biting teeth
(ii) Canines (a) Tearing teeth
(iii) Molars (b) Grinding teeth
IV. (i) comb
• The Human Body