CBSE Syllabus for Class 10 Science Term Wise is available for download in PDF for 2021-22 academic year. The Board has released the term wise Class 10 Science Syllabus into two terms, i.e., term 1 and term 2. The exams will also be conducted in two parts based on the term wise syllabus. This change has been made by implementing the CBSE Special Scheme of Assessment for the board examinations 2021-22. We have provided the complete detail on the CBSE Class 10 Science Syllabus for Term 1 and Term 2.
Class 10 is one of the most challenging years of a student’s life because the students will be appearing for their first board exams. CBSE Syllabus for Class 10 Science for academic year 2021-2022 is compiled in accordance with the guidelines laid down by the Board. Students should go through the Class 10 Science Syllabus to know the topics and sub-topics of the subject. The CBSE Syllabus also includes unit wise marking scheme, practicals, assignments and projects. The CBSE Class 10 Science Syllabus is designed in such a way that it helps students to plan their study schedule according to the board exams.
CBSE Syllabus for Class 10 Science Term Wise for Examinations 2021-22
In the Term Wise CBSE Class 10 Science Syllabus pdf 2021-22, students will find the unit names, chapters under each unit and subtopics under each chapter. Along with this they will also get the detailed practical Syllabus of Class 10 Science. They can download the latest released term wise CBSE Syllabus for Class 10 Science Academic Year 2021-22 from the link below.
CBSE Class 10 Science Syllabus Term Wise Course Structure 2021-22 With Marking Scheme
As students can see in the table below that the Class 10 CBSE Science Syllabus is divided into 5 units with unit 1 carrying the higher weightage among all.
|Units||Term – I||Marks|
|I||Chemical Substances – Nature and Behaviour: Chapter 1, 2 and 3||16|
|II||World of Living: Chapter 6||10|
|III||Natural Phenomena: Chapter 10 and 11||14|
|Units||Term – II||Marks|
|I||Chemical Substances-Nature and Behaviour: Chapter 4 and 5||10|
|II||World of Living: Chapter 8 and 9||13|
|IV||Effects of Current: Chapter 12 and 13||12|
|V||Natural Resources: Chapter 15||05|
|Total Theory (Term I+II)||80|
|Internal Assessment: Term I||10|
|Internal Assessment: Term II||10|
Students can also check the syllabus for all the subjects of Class 10 by clicking on CBSE Syllabus for Class 10 page.
CBSE Syllabus for Class 10 Science Assessment Areas (Theory)
Maximum Marks: 80 Marks
|Demonstrate Knowledge and Understanding||46%|
|Application of Knowledge/Concepts||22%|
|Analyze, Evaluate and Create||32%|
Internal Assessment – Term I and II (10 Marks Each)
- Periodic Assessment – 03 marks
- Multiple Assessment – 02 marks
- Subject Enrichment (Practical Work) – 03 marks
- Portfolio – 02 marks
To get all the study material related to class 10, visit the CBSE Class 10 page.
CBSE Practical Syllabus for Class 10 Science
As internal assessment consists of a total of 20 marks so, students must not ignore the importance of practicals. Along with the theory, they should also focus on practicals. This will help them score high marks and understand the theoretical concepts through practicals and experiments. So, here we have provided the CBSE Class 10 Science Practical syllabus. Students can also download the CBSE Class 10 Science Lab Manual.
List of Class 10 Science Experiments
The experiment list provides an idea on new Science projects, list of experiments and activities.
CBSE Class 10 Science Term I Practical Syllabus
1. A. Finding the pH of the following samples by using pH paper/universal indicator: Unit-I
(i) Dilute Hydrochloric Acid
(ii) Dilute NaOH solution
(iii) Dilute Ethanoic Acid solution
(iv) Lemon juice
(vi) Dilute Hydrogen Carbonate solution
B. Studying the properties of acids and bases (HCl & NaOH) on the basis of their reaction with:
- Litmus solution (Blue/Red)
- Zinc metal
- Solid sodium carbonate
2. Performing and observing the following reactions and classifying them into:
A. Combination reaction
B. Decomposition reaction
C. Displacement reaction
D. Double displacement reaction
i) Action of water on quicklime
ii) Action of heat on ferrous sulphate crystals
iii) Iron nails kept in copper sulphate solution
iv) Reaction between sodium sulphate and barium chloride solutions
3. A. Observing the action of Zn, Fe, Cu and Al metals on the following salt solutions:
B. Arranging Zn, Fe, Cu and Al (metals) in the decreasing order of reactivity based on the above result.
4. Experimentally show that carbon dioxide is given out during respiration.
5. Determination of the focal length of (i) Concave mirror and (ii) Convex lens by obtaining the image of a distant object.
6. Tracing the path of a ray of light passing through a rectangular glass slab for different angles of incidence. Measure the angle of incidence, angle of refraction, angle of emergence and interpret the result.
7. Tracing the path of the rays of light through a glass prism.
CBSE Class 10 Science Term II Practical Syllabus
1. Studying the dependence of potential difference (V) across a resistor on the current (I) passing through it and determining its resistance. Also plotting a graph between V and I.
2. Studying (a) binary fission in Amoeba, and (b) budding in yeast and Hydra with the help of prepared slides.