Class 6 Science Karnataka Board Syllabus

Karnataka Board Science Syllabus

Class 6 Science Karnataka Board Syllabus

1.Living World

  • Diversity in habitats of plants and animals
    • Basic adaptions animal form and function (Generalised)
    • Structure and function of animal body structure
    • Functions of different parts of a plant
  • Greenhouse effect Global warming
    • Effects of heat on water

2.Materials

  • Effect of heat on water
    • Boiling point of water, occurrence of water
  • Water cycle
    • Steps involved in water cycle
    • Evaporation
    • Condensation
    • Rain
  • Dissolution of particles in water
    • Process of dissolution
    • Water – a universal solvent
    • Ions – types, conductivity, ionic solutions
  • Melting point, Boiling point, measuring devices, Archimedes principle, Floating bodies
    • Separation of Particles by temperature
    • Common balance and spring balance
    • Hydrometer
  • Kinds of matter
    • Solids, liquids and gases examples
    • Classification of elements
    • IUPAC – method used to assign symbols
    • Gaseous matter
    • Metals and Nonmetals – Properties
    • Metalloids – Properties and Examples
    • Noble gases – Properties and Examples
    • Representation of elements by first letter – Example : Latin Names Examples

3.How things work

  • Conductors
    • Meaning -  Types, function and examples
  • Insulators
    • Functions and examples of insulators
  • Domestic Wiring
    • Pattern of domestic wiring
  • Fire extinguishers
    • Construction and working of soda acid type
    • Fire extinguisher
    • Combustible substance
    • Sulphur and its uses
    • Phosphorous and its uses

4.Food

  • Major constituents of food
    • Carbohydrates Protein, lipids
    • Types and examples

5.Natural Resources

  • Water
    • Scarcity of Water
    • Methods of conservation of water
    • Water management
    • Rain water harvesting
  • Soil conservation
    • Soil conservation need and methods
    • Soil erosion
    • Preventive measures

6.Motion

  • Physical Quan
    • SI units of Time, Displacement, speed, velocity
    • Meanings and definitions of displacement, speed and velocity
    • Average speed, V = d/t (Formula)
  • Motion
    • Meaning
    • Motion is relative
    • Kinds of motion
  • Translatory
  • Rotatory
  • Ocillatory with examples

7.Energy, Work and Force

  • Kinetic energy and Potential energy
    • Kinetic and potential energies are forms of mechanical energy
    • KE = ½ mv2
    • PE = mgh
  • Heat
  • Light
  • Sound
  • Electric energy
  • Unit of force
    • Newton
    • F = ma
  • Newton laws of motion
  • Evaporation
  • Sublimation
  • Forms of energy
    • Main sources of Energy
    • Changes from one form to another
    • Force Causes change in a body
    • Measurement of work
    • F = ma
    • Simple problems

8.Astrophysics

  • Earth and its structure
    • Introduction solar system
    • Members of solar system
    • Features of each planet and Natural satellites

9.Natural Phenomena

  • Lightening
    • Causes and effects of lightening
  • Thunder
    • Protection from lightening
    • Meaning, formation and effects of thunder
  • Floods
    • Effects
  • Atmosphere
    • Introduction, meaning
    • Layers – Troposphere, Exosphere, stratosphere Ionosphere
    • Function – Magnetosphere
    • Gases in the atmosphere
    • Industrial uses, Interference of man in natural phenomena
  • Eclipses
    • Types with illustration
  • Phases of moon
    • Crescent
    • Gibbous
    • Waxing phases
  • Earth
    • Introduction
    • Factors responsible for life
  • Hydrocarbons
    • Hydrocarbons as engine fuels
    • Examples of hydrocarbon fuels
    • Natural gas, Coal, petroleum products
    • Conservation of fuels
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