Class 10 Science Term 2 Syllabus

As per the CCE guidelines, the syllabus for class 9 and class 10 maths has been divided term wise. In each term, there will be formative assessments each carrying 10% of weightage and summative assessments each carrying 30% weightage. The Class 10 Maths Term 2 syllabus is listed below.

Theory

Unit – 1: Chemical Substances – Nature and Behaviour

  1. Carbon Compounds

    • Covalent bonding in carbon compounds
    • Versatile nature of Carbon
    • Homologous series, Nomenclature of Carbon compounds containing functional groups (halogens, alcohol, ketones, aldehydes, alkanes and alkynes)
    • Difference between saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons
    • Chemical properties of Carbon compounds (combustion, oxidation, addition and substitution reaction
    • Ethanol and Ethanoic acid (Properties and uses), soaps and detergents
  2. Periodic classification of elements
    • Need for classification
    • Modern periodic table, Gradation in properties
    • Valency and atomic number
    • Metallic and non metallic properties

Unit – 2: World of Living

  1. Reproduction
    • Reproduction in animal and plants (asexual and sexual)
    • Reproductive health- Need for and methods of family planning, safe sex v/s HIV/AIDS
    • Child bearing and women’s health
  2. Heredity and Evolution
    • Heredity
    • Mendel’s contribution- Laws for inheritance of traits
    • Sex determination- Brief introduction Basic concepts of Evolution

Unit – 3: Natural Phenomenon

  1. Reflection
    • Reflection of light through curved surfaces
    • Images formed by spherical mirrors- centre of curvature, principal axis, principal focus, focal length, mirror formula
    • Magnification
  2. Refraction
    • Laws of Refraction, refractive index
    • Refraction of light by spherical lens, Image formed by spherical lens, Lens formula
    • Magnification power of lens, Functioning of a lens in human eye, defects of vision and their corrections
    • Applications of spherical mirrors and lenses
    • Refraction of light through prism
    • Dispersion and scattering of light, Applications in everyday life

Unit – 5: Natural Resources

  1. Conservation of Natural resources
    • Management of natural resources
    • Conservation and judicious use of natural resources
    • Forest and wild life, coal and petroleum conservation
    • Examples of people’s participation for conservation of natural resources
  2. The Regional Environment
    • Big dams-Advantages and limitations. Alternatives, if any
    • Water harvesting
    • Sustainability of natural resources
  3. Our Environment
    • Eco-system, Environmental problems, ozone depletion, waste production and their solutions
    • Biodegradable and non-biodegradable substances

Practicals

  1. To study the properties of acetic acid (ethanoic acid)
    • Odour
    • Solubility in water
    • Effect of litmus
    • Reaction with sodium bi-carbonate
  2. To study saponification reaction for preparation of soap
  3. To study the comparative cleaning capacity of a sample of soap in soft and hard water
  4. To determine the focal length by obtaining the image of a distant object of
    • Concave mirror
    • Convex lens
  5. To trace the path of a ray of light through a rectangular glass slab for different angles of incidence
    • Measure the angle of incidence
    • Angle of refraction
    • Angle of emergence
    • Interpret the results for above
  6. To study, by using prepared slides
    • Binary fission in amoeba
    • Budding in yeast
  7. To trace the path of the rays of light through a glass prism
  8. To find the image distance for varying object distances in case of a convex lens and draw corresponding ray diagrams to show the nature of image formed
  9. To study homology and analogy with the help of models/charts/specimens of animals and plants
  10. To Identify the different parts of an embryo of a dicot seed (pea, gram and red kidney bean)

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Practise This Question

Atoms are said to be completely filled when all the available shells are completely filled with electrons. Which of the following elements has completely filled outermost shell in its atoms?