Class 8 Syllabus For Science & Maths CBSE Board

# Class 8 Science and Maths Syllabus

## Class 8 Science and Maths Syllabus

The Class 8 Maths and Science syllabus consists of key topics that require explicit understanding in order to ace the school and competitive examinations such as JEE, NEET, DU JAT, etc require a lot of practice and clarity of concepts.

The foundation Course for Class 8 Maths and Science, provided by Champstreet covers the whole syllabus of CBSE class 8 Maths and Science in detail, along with every chapter categorized into relevant topics prescribed by the CBSE board and as per the syllabus given in NCERT class 8 Maths and Science textbooks.

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Physics

1. Force and Pressure
• Types of forces:Contact and non-contact forces
• Mass and Weight
• Effect of force
• Atmospheric pressure
2. Friction
• Types of friction: Dynamic, Static and Limiting friction
• Increasing and reducing friction
• Fluid friction and streamlining
• Sound
• Types of sound
• Characteristics of sound
• Properties of soundwave
• Reflection of sound
• Chemical Effects of Electric Current
• Electric current
• Conductors
• Insulators
• Chemical Effects of Current: Electrolysis, electroplating and uses
• Magnetic Effect of Electric Current
• LED
• Some Natural Phenomena
• Electric charges
• Lightning and Thunder
• Earthquakes
• Light
• Visibility
• Reflection of light
• Refraction of light
• Formation of image by convex and concave lens
• Human eye: Structure, Defects and corrections
• Education of Visually Challenged Person
• Stars and the Solar System
• Celestial objects: moon, planets, stars, constellations
• Big Bang Theory
• Eclipses

Chemistry

1. Synthetic Fibres and Plastics
• Synthetic Fibres: Characteristics and types
• Plastics: Characteristics and types
2. Materials: Metals and Non-Metals
• Metals: Physical properties, chemical properties and uses
• Non-metals: Physical properties, chemical properties and uses
3. Coal and Petroleum
• Formation of coal and petroleum in nature (fossil fuels)
• Petrochemicals
• Natural gas
• Alternative Sources of Energy
4. Combustion and Flame
• Conditions for combustion
• Types of combustion
• Structure of flame
• Types of fuels and their calorific value
• Greenhouse effect

Biology

1. Crop Production and Management
• Soil preparation
• Selection of seeds and sowing
• Nutrient management
• Irrigation
• Crop protection
• Harvesting
• Storage
• Green revolution
2. Microorganisms
• Bacteria, Fungi, Protozoa, Algae and Viruses
• Friend and Foe - useful and harmful microorganisms
• Food preservation
3. Conservation of Plants and Animals
• Biodiversity
• Deforestation: Causes and consequences of deforestation
• Conservation of flora
• Wild life: Threatened species, Strategies for wildlife conservation and Red Data Book
4. Cell
• Cell theory
• Variation of cells
• Structure and Functions
• Differences between plant and animal cell
5. Reproduction in Animals
• Asexual Reproduction in Animals
• Sexual Reproduction in Animals
• Metamorphosis
6. Reaching the Age of Adolescence
• Puberty
• Endocrine system
• Reproductive health
7. Pollution of Air and Water
• Air pollution
• Water pollution
• Conservation of air and water

Math

1. Rational Numbers:
• Natural numbers: Properties and laws
• Whole numbers: Properties and laws
• Integers: Properties and laws
• Rational numbers: Properties and laws
2. Linear equations in one variable
5. Data Handling
• Types of graphs
• Organising and grouping data
• Frequency distribution
• Methods of Classifying Data
• Chance and Probability
6. Squares and Square roots
• Properties of Square Numbers
• Square roots
7. Cubes and cubes roots
• Properties of Cubes of Numbers
• Cube Roots
8. Comparing quantities
• Ratio
• Percentage
• Profit and loss
• Interest
9. Algebraic Expressions and identities
• Types of Algebraic Expressions
• Addition, subtraction and multiplication of Algebraic Expressions
• An Identity
10. Visualising solid shapes
• 3D-Shapes
• Polyhedrons
• Euler’s Formula
11. Mensuration
• Plane figures
• Area of trapezium, quadrilateral, rhombus and a polygon
• Solid shapes: Surface area and volume
12. Exponents and Powers
• Laws of Exponents
• Decimal Number System
13. Direct and Inverse proportions
14. Factorisation
• Methods of factorization
• Division of Algebraic Expressions
15. Introduction to graphs
• A Line graph
• A Linear graph
• Types of graphs
16. Playing with numbers
• General form of a Number
• Number puzzles and games
• Letters for Digits or Cryptarithms
• Tests of Divisibility