NCERT Syllabus for Class 7 Geography – Free PDF Download
Knowing the NCERT Syllabus is an important part of any CBSE exam preparation. It assists students in planning their studies in a better way. By knowing the syllabus, students can easily keep track of topics that they have studied and the topics they need to finish. So, to help them with their studies, we have provided the NCERT Syllabus Class 7 Geography. Students can also download the syllabus PDF from the link below.
Students can have a look at the topics of the NCERT Syllabus for Class 7 Geography from the table below. Along with the topic, students will also find the objectives and number of periods required to complete a topic.
No. of Periods
|Environment in its totality: Natural and human environment||To understand the environment in its totality, including various components, both natural and human.||6|
|Natural Environment: Land – the interior of the earth, rocks and minerals; earth movements and major landforms. (One case study related to earthquakes is to be introduced.)||To explain the components of the natural environment.
To appreciate the interdependence of these components and their importance in our life.
To appreciate and develop sensitivity towards environments.
|Air – Composition, the structure of the atmosphere, elements of weather and climate – temperature, pressure, moisture and wind. (One case study related to cyclones is to be introduced.)||To understand about atmosphere and its elements.||10|
|Water – Fresh and saline, distribution of major water bodies, ocean waters and their circulation. (One case study related to tsunami is to be introduced.)||To know about the distribution of water on the earth.||10|
|Natural vegetation and wildlife||To find out the nature of diverse flora and fauna.||5|
|Human Environment: Settlement, transport and communication||To explain the relationship between the natural environment and human habitation.
To appreciate the need for transport and communication for the development of the community.
To be familiar with the new developments making today’s world a global society.
|Human – Environment Interaction: Case Studies – life in desert regions – Sahara and Ladakh; life in tropical and sub-tropical regions -Amazon and Ganga-Brahmaputra; life in temperate regions – Prairies and Veldt.||To understand the complex interrelationship of humans and the natural environment.
To compare life in one’s own surroundings with life in other environmental settings. To appreciate the cultural differences existing in the world, which is an outcome of the interaction between human beings and their environment.
To study the topics mentioned in the table above, students must refer to the NCERT Class 7 Textbook. Students must choose to study from the NCERT Textbooks first in hand and then from other reference materials.
NCERT Class 7 Geography Project/Activity
Students can try out the below-mentioned activities and projects. This will help them understand the Geography topics in depth.
- Collect stories/find out about changes that took place in their areas (identify how things/ surroundings change overnight and why).
- Discuss the topic “How weather forecast helps us” in the class after assigning the role of a farmer, a hawker, a pilot of an aeroplane, a captain of the ship, a fisherman and an engineer of a river dam to different students.
- Write observations about local area house types, settlements, transport, communication and vegetation.
Further, students can access the NCERT Solutions available for all subjects of Classes 1 to 12. The NCERT Solutions can be best utilised while solving/answering the exercise questions present in the NCERT Textbooks.
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Dropped Chapters – Chapter 6: Natural Vegetation and Wildlife, Chapter 7: Human Environment – Settlement, Transport and Communication.