CBSE Class 8 Physics Syllabus

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Here is the list of units in Class 8 Physics syllabus which will be a part of the science textbook and is from the Chapter 11 to Chapter 17

  • Force and Pressure
  • Friction
  • Sound
  • Chemical Effects of Electric Current
  • Some Natural Phenomena
  • Light
  • Stars and The Solar System

The CBSE syllabus has become lot more flexible and balanced and that’s the reason it has a benchmark in the field of primary education. CBSE syllabus is also known for its flexible and well-framed pattern along with solved question papers and sample papers.

CHAPTER 11: Force and Pressure

11.1 Force : A push or a Pull

11.2 Forces are due to an Interaction

11.3 Exploring Forces

11.4 A Force can Change the State of Motion

11.5 Force can Change the Shape of an object

11.6 Contact Forces

11.7 Non-contact Forces

11.8 Pressure

11.9 Pressure Exerted by Liquids and Gases

11.10 Atmospheric Pressure

CHAPTER 12: Friction

12.1 Force of  Friction

12.2 Factors affecting Friction

12.3 Friction: A Necessary Evil

12.4 Increasing and Reducing Friction

12.5 Wheels Reduce Friction

12.6 Fluid Friction

CHAPTER 13: Sound

13.1 Sound is Produced by a Vibrating Bodies

13.2 Sound Produced by Humans

13.3 Sounds Needs a Medium for Propagation

13.4 We Hear Sound through Our Ears

13.5 Aptitude, Time Period and Frequency of a vibration

13.6 Audible and Inaudible Sounds

13.7 Noise and Music

13.8 Noise Pollution

CHAPTER 14: Chemical Effects of Electric Current

14.1 Do Liquids Conduct Electricity?

14.2 Chemical Effects Of Electric Current

14.3 Electroplating

CHAPTER 15: Some Natural Phenomena

15.1 Lightning

15.2 Charging by Rubbing

15.3 Types of Charges and Their Interaction

15.4 Transfer of Charge

15.5 The Story of Lightning

15.6 Lightning Safety

15.7 Earthquakes

CHAPTER 16: Light

16.1 What makes Things Visible

16.2 Laws of Reflection

16.3 Regular and Diffused Reflection

16.4 Reflected Light Can be Reflected Again

16.5 Multiple Images

16.6 Sunlight – White or Coloured

16.7 What is inside Our Eyes?

16.8 Care of the Eyes

16.9 Visually Impaired Persons Can Read and Write

16.10 What is Braille System?

CHAPTER 17: Stars And The Solar System

17.1 The Moon

17.2 The Stars

17.3 Constellations

17.4 The Solar System

17.5 Some Other Members of the Solar System


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