Telangana Class 8 Science Syllabus

Education plays an important role in the development of any society. Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education (TSBIE) tries its best to deliver the quality education in the Telangana state of India. Keeping this as the main objective, and developing the Telangana Class 8 Science Syllabus is an attempt towards it.

State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) act as an academic wing for Telangana state school education. Whenever it’s necessary, SCERT makes changes in the syllabus. Here you will find the Telangana Class 8 Science Syllabus as per the latest exam pattern.

Telangana Class 8 Science Syllabus

The table below shows the Telangana Class 8 Syllabus as per the official SCERT Telangana government site. You can also download the Telangana Class 8 Science Syllabus pdf from the link provided.

Telangana Class 8 Physical Science Syllabus

Download Telangana Class 8 Physical Science Syllabus PDF

Chapter 1: Force
1.1 What is force?

1.2 Types of forces

1.3 Net force

1.4 Effect of force on change of the state of motion of an object

and its direction

1.5 Pressure

Chapter 2: Friction
2.1 Force of friction – Types

2.2 Factors affecting friction

2.3 Is friction necessary?

2.4 Increasing the decreasing friction

2.5 Fluid Friction

Chapter 3: Synthetic Fibres and Plastics
3.1 Clothes made from Natural fibres

3.2 What is synthetic fibre?

3.3 Identifying synthetic fibres

3.4 Some of the synthetic fibres / examples for synthetic fibres

3.5 Plastics around us

3.6 Biodegradable and non-bio degradable substances

3.7 Principle of 4R (Reduce, Recycle, Reuse and Recover)

Chapter 4: Metals and Non-metals
4.1 Metals and non-metals: an introduction

4.2 Physical properties of metals and non metals

4.3 Chemical properties of metals and non metals

4.4 Reactivity of metals

4.5 Some uses of non-metals

4.6 Some uses of metals

Chapter 5: Sound
5.1 Production of sound

5.2 Sound has energy

5.3 Musical instruments

5.4 Sounds produced by human

5.5 Sound propagation

5.6 How do we hear the sound

5.7 Characteristics of sound

5.8 Normal sound consists of mixed frequencies

5.9 Noice and music

5.10 Audible range

5.11 Sound pollution

Chapter 6: Reflection of Light at plane surfaces
6.1 Formation of image by a Pinhole camera

6.2 Fermat principle

6.3 Plane mirror

6.4 Reflection – its laws

6.5 Plane mirrors – image formation

Chapter 7: Coal and Petroleum
7.1 Sources of materials

7.2 Exhaustible and inexhaustible resources

7.3 Fuels – Coal, Petroleum, Natural Gas

7.4 Some petrochemical products

7.5 Natural gas and petrochemicals

7.6 Formation of coal, petroleum

7.7 Versatile nature of coal and petroleum

7.8 Conserving coal and petroleum

7.9 Misuse of energy resources

Chapter 8: Combustion, Fuels and flame
8.1 Do all materials burn?

8.2 What is required for the process of combustion ?

8.3 Ignition temperature

8.4 Types of Combustion

8.5 Fuels

8.6 Fire control

8.7 Flame

Chapter 9: Electrical Conductivity of Liquids
9.1 Testing the material to know which allows electric current to

pass through it.

9.2 Electrical conductivity of liquids

9.3 Chemical effects of electric current

9.4 Electrolytic cell

9.5 Electroplating

Chapter 10: Some natural phenomena
10.1 Lightning

10.2 Charging by rubbing

10.3 Types of charges and their interaction

10.4 Story of Lightning – Safety measures

10.5 Earthquakes

Chapter 11: Stars and the Solar system
11.1 Observing changes in the length of shadow

11.2 Understanding the North – South movement of Sun

11.3 Sun-dail

11.4 Phases of moon

11.5 Solar eclipse

11.6 Lunar eclipse

11.7 Know about stars

11.8 The Solar System

11.9 Artificial Satellites

11.10 How people know earth is spherical

Chapter 12: Graphs of Motion
12.1 Motion, Graphs – Introduction

12.2 Graph is not a map

12.3 Graphs of uniform motion

12.4 Graphs of non-uniform motion

Telangana Class 8 Biology Syllabus

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Chapter 1: What is Science?
1.1 Science – The individual perspective

1.2 Science – The Social perspective

1.3 Science and Change

1.4 How do scientists work? – Scientific Method

1.5 Process Skills

1.6 Reading to learn – Writing to Communicate

1.7 Safety in the Laboratory – Safety in Science

1.8 Some of the divisions in Science (Science – Some Divisions)

Chapter 2: Cell – The Basic Unit of Life
2.1 Discovery of the cell

2.2 Cell – Nucleus – Robert Brown Experiment

2.3 Diversity in cells

Chapter 3: Microbial World -1
3.1 Invention of Microscope – Discovery of Microorganisms

3.2 Groups of Microorganisms – Observation

3.3 Viruses – Introduction

Chapter 3: Microbial World – 2
3.1 Useful Microorganisms

3.2 Commercial use of Microorganisms

3.3 Vaccines

3.4 Soil Microorganisms and Soil Fertility

3.5 Harmful Microorganisms

3.6 Food Preservation

Chapter 4: Reproduction in Animals
4.1 Oviparous and Viviparous Animals

4.2 Identifying the method of reproduction based on ears, hair on

the skin and feathers

4.3 Kinds of / types of Reproduction in Animals – Sexual and Asexual


4.4 Asexual Reproduction

4.5 Sexual Reproduction

4.6 Life cycle of Frog

4.7 Cloning

Chapter 5: Adolescence
5.1 Changes at Adolescence

5.2 Reproduction in Human Beings

5.3 Child Marriages – Demerits

5.4 Adolescence – Behavioural changes

5.5 Adolescence – Effect of Endocrine glands

5.6 Adolescence and Health

Chapter 6: Biodiversity and its Conservation
6.1 Conference on Biodiversity – Information

6.2 Biodiversity

6.3 Degradation of forests – concept of Biodiversity

6.4 Biodiversity – Balance in Nature

6.5 Biodiversity and its Conservation

6.6 Conservation of forests – preparation/making of recycled paper

Chapter 7: Different Ecosystems
7.1 Concept of Ecosystem

7.2 Ecosystem – Relationship between biotic components

7.3 Changes in the Ecosystem

7.4 Types of Ecosystem

7.5 Ecosystem – Biotic and Abiotic components

7.6 Energy Flow in an Ecosystem

Chapter 8: Food Production from plants
8.1 Crops in India

8.2 Duration of crops

8.3 Cultivation of Paddy

8.4 Manures, Pesticides

8.5 Obtaining high yield

8.6 Rotation of crops – methods

8.7 Methods of storing grains – godowns and cold storage units

Chapter 9: Food Production from animals
9.1 Animal Husbandry

9.2 Milk Production

9.3 Poultry

9.4 Apiculture

9.5 Fisheries, Marine fishes, Freshwater fishes (Aquaculture)

Chapter 10: Not for Drinking – Not for Breathing
10.1 Vehicles – Pollution check – Pollution under control certificate

10.2 Atmospheric pollution

10.3 Water Pollution

Chapter 11: Why do we fall ill?
11.1 Health – its significance – What do we mean by ‘Being healthy’?

11.2 Distinction between ‘Being healthy and Disease free’

11.3 Disease – and its causes

11.4 Prevention of diseases – Principles, Actions

With the changes in society, it is necessary to make changes in the education system as well, so that it helps in accelerating the process of development in India. 

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