Class 8 Science Syllabus NCERT

Science is a subject which requires conceptual understanding. Class 8 Science contains topics like metal and non-metal, force and pressure, reproduction in animals etc, which will appear in higher classes. So, it’s important that students make a stronghold over these topics. For this, students should have a proper study plan. To design an effective study plan students should be well versed with the Class 8 Science Syllabus. Therefore, to help them, we have provided the NCERT Class 8 Science Syllabus.

Students can download the Class 8 Science Syllabus PDF from the links provided below. Apart from listing the topics, the syllabus PDF contains the questions, key concepts, resources and activities/processes. As the topics in Science are interrelated, so students are advised to study the topics in the same manner as they are listed in the syllabus.

Download NCERT Syllabus for Class 8 Science PDF

Here we have listed all the units of Class 8 Science Syllabus NCERT.

S No. Units
1 Unit 1: Food
2 Unit 2: Materials
3 Unit 3: The World of Living
4 Unit 4: Moving Things, People and Ideas
5 Unit 5: How Things Work
6 Unit 6: Natural Phenomena
7 Unit 7: Natural Resources

Features of Class 8 Science Syllabus NCERT

  1. The syllabus in the PDF is presented in 4 columns: Questions, Key concepts, Resources and Activities/Processes.
  2. The syllabus starts with questions rather than concepts to make students think about the topic.
  3. The key concepts explain why the topics are incorporated in the syllabus and what students will learn from them.
  4. Resources and Activities/Processes are provided in the syllabus to explain the application of the topics to students. By participating in activities students will get more clarity on the topic.

NCERT textbooks are followed in all the CBSE affiliated schools. So, after knowing the syllabus students must begin their studies from the NCERT Class 8 Science Textbook. The question paper is designed from the NCERT book. Thus, most of the questions asked in the exam are from exercises.

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