CBSE Class 7 Science Syllabus

CBSE Class 7 Science Syllabus

The Syllabus in the subject of Science has undergone changes from time to time in accordance with the growth of the subject and emerging needs of society. The present revised syllabus has been designed in accordance with the National Curriculum Framework and as per guidelines given in the Focus Group on Teaching of Science which is to meet the emerging needs of all categories of students. For motivating the teacher to relate the topics to real-life problems and other subject areas, greater emphasis has been laid on applications of various concepts.

1. Nutrition in Plants

  • Mode of nutrition in plants
  • Photosynthesis — food making process in plants
  • Other modes of nutrition in plants
  • Saprotrophs
  • How nutrients are replenished in the soil

2. Nutrition in Animals

  • Different ways of taking food
  • Digestion in humans
  • Digestion in grass-eating animals
  • Feeding and digestion in amoeba

3. Fabric to Fabric

  • Wool
  • Silk

4. Heat

  • Hot and cold
  • Measuring temperature
  • Laboratory thermometer
  • Transfer of heat
  • Kinds of clothes we wear in summer and winter

5. Acids, Bases, and Salts

  • Acids and bases
  • Natural indicators around us
  • Neutralization
  • Neutralization in everyday life

6. Physical and Chemical Changes

  • Physical changes
  • Chemical change
  • Rusting of iron
  • Crystallization

7. Weather, Climate, and Adaptations of Animals to Climate

  • Weather
  • Climate
  • Climate and adaptation

8. Winds, Storms, and Cyclones

  • Air exerts pressure
  • High-speed winds are accompanied by reduced air pressure
  • Air expands on heating
  • Wind currents are generated due to uneven heating on the earth
  • Thunderstorms and cyclones destruction caused by cyclones
  • Effective safety measures
  • Advanced technology has helped

9. Soil

  • Soil teeming with life
  • Soil profile
  • Soil types
  • Properties of soil
  • Moisture in soil
  • Absorption of water by soil
  • Soil and crops

10. Respiration in Organisms

  • Why do we respire?
  • Breathing
  • How do we breathe?
  • What do we breathe out?
  • Breathing in other animals
  • Breathing underwater
  • Do plants also respire?

11. Transportation in Animals and Plants

  • Circulatory system
  • Excretion in animals
  • Transport of substances in plants

12. Reproduction in Plants

  • Modes of reproduction
  • Sexual reproduction
  • Fruits and seed formation
  • Seed dispersal

13. Motion and Time

  • Slow or fast
  • Speed
  • Measurement of time
  • Measuring speed
  • Distance-time graph

14. Electric Current and its Effects

  • Symbols of electric components
  • Heating effect of electric current
  • Magnetic effect of electric current
  • Electromagnet
  • Electric bell

15. Light

  • Light travels along a straight line
  • Reflection of light
  • Right or left!
  • Playing with spherical mirrors
  • Images formed by lenses
  • Sunlight — white or colored?

16. Water: A Precious Resource

  • How much water is available
  • Forms of water
  • Groundwater as an important source of water
  • Depletion of the water table
  • Distribution of water
  • Water management
  • Effect of water scarcity on plants

17. Forests: Our Lifeline

  • Visit a forest

18. Wastewater Story

  • Water, our lifeline
  • What is sewage?
  • Water freshens up — an eventful journey
  • Waste water treatment plant (wwtp)
  • Better housekeeping practices
  • Sanitation and disease
  • Alternative arrangement for sewage disposal
  • Sanitation at public places

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