Class 10 Science Term 2 Syllabus

CBSE Class 10 Science Term 2 Syllabus for academic year 2021-22 is provided here along with the details of internal assessment. As per the latest change, the syllabus for Class 9 Science has been divided into two terms. In each term, there will be a theory paper for 40 marks for each term. Also, there will be an internal assessment for each term carrying 10 marks each. The Class 10 Science Term 2 Syllabus is listed below.

CBSE Class 10 Science Term 2 Syllabus

Students can have a look at the mark distribution of CBSE Term 2 Science Syllabus. They can also download the syllabus pdf from the link below:

CBSE Class 10 Science Term 2 Syllabus PDF

Evaluation Scheme
 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 II) 40
Internal Assessment: Term II 10

Unit – 1: Chemical Substances – Nature and Behaviour

Chapter 4: Carbon and its Compounds

Carbon compounds: Covalent bonding in carbon compounds. Versatile nature of carbon. Homologous series.

Chapter 5: Periodic classification of elements

Periodic classification of elements: Need for classification, early attempts at classification of elements (Dobereiner’s Triads, Newland’s Law of Octaves, Mendeleev’s Periodic Table), Modern periodic table, gradation in properties, valency, atomic number, metallic and non-metallic properties.

Unit – 2: World of Living

Chapter 8: How do organisms reproduce?

Reproduction: Reproduction in animals and plants (asexual and sexual) reproductive health-need and methods of family planning. Safe sex vs HIV/AIDS.Child bearing and women’s health.

Chapter 9: Heredity and Evolution

Heredity: Heredity; Mendel’s contribution- Laws for inheritance of traits: Sex determination: brief introduction.

Unit – 3: Effects of Current

Chapter 12: Electricity

Ohm’s law; Resistance, Resistivity, Factors on which the resistance of a conductor depends. Series combination of resistors, parallel combination of resistors and its applications in daily life. Heating effect of electric current and its applications in daily life. Electric power, Interrelation between P, V, I and R.

Chapter 13: Magnetic effects of current

Magnetic effects of current: Magnetic field, field lines, field due to a current carrying conductor, field due to current carrying coil or solenoid; Force on current carrying conductor, Fleming’s Left Hand Rule, Electric Motor, Electromagnetic induction. Induced potential difference, Induced current. Fleming’s Right Hand Rule.

Unit – 5: Natural Resources

Chapter 15: Our Environment

Our environment: Eco-system, Environmental problems, Ozone depletion, waste production and their solutions. Biodegradable and non-biodegradable substances.

CBSE Class 10 Science Term II Practicals

List of Experiments

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.

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