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CBSE- Grade 10 Chemistry Syllabus


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The list of units in class 10 Chemistry is mentioned below.


  1. Chemical Reactions and Equations
  2. Acid, Bases and Salts
  3. Metal and Non-metals
  4. Carbon and its Compounds
  5. Periodic Classification of Elements
  6. Our Environment

1.A. Chemical equation
1.B. Balancing chemical equation
1.C. Types of chemical reactions combination, decomposition, displacement, double displacement
1.D. Precipitation, neutralization, oxidation and reduction

2.A. Acid, Bases and Salts
2.B. What do all acids and bases have in common
2.C. How strong are acids or base solution. Importance of pH in everyday life
2.D. Salts
2.E. Preparation and uses of sodium hydroxide, Bleaching powder
2.F. Baking soda, Washing soda and Plaster of Paris
3.A. Physical properties & Chemical properties of metal
3.B. Reactivity series
3.C. How do metals and non metals react
3.D. Occurrence of metals
3.E. Corrosion and its prevention
4.A. Bonding in carbon- covalent bonding
4.B. Versatile nature of carbon
4.C. Saturated and unsaturated compounds, chain, branches and rings
4.D. Homologous series
4.E. Nomenclature of carbon compounds
4.F. Chemical properties of carbon compounds (combustion)
4.G. Chemical properties of carbon compounds ( oxidation, addition and substitution reaction)
4.H. Properties and reactions of Ethanol
4.I. Properties and reactions of Ethanoic acids
4.J. Soaps and Detergents
5.A. Early attempts at the classification of elements
5.B. Mendeleev’s periodic table
5.C. Modern periodic table
5.D. Trends in modern periodic table
5.E. Periodic properties of elements
5.F. Electro-negativity of element
6.A. What happens when when we add waste to our surrounding
6.B. Ecosystem: what are its components
6.C. How do our activities affect environment