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Biology Class 10 ICSE CISCE Topics and Syllabus

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CISCE Syllabus For Class 10 Biology: Knowing the Syllabus is very important for the students of Class 10. Shaalaa has also provided a list of topics that every student needs to understand.

The CISCE Class 10 Biology syllabus for the academic year 2023-2024 is based on the Board's guidelines. Students should read the Class 10 Biology Syllabus to learn about the subject's subjects and subtopics.

Students will discover the unit names, chapters under each unit, and subtopics under each chapter in the CISCE Class 10 Biology Syllabus pdf 2023-2024. They will also receive a complete practical syllabus for Class 10 Biology in addition to this.

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CISCE Class 10 Biology Syllabus for Basic Biology

1.1 Cell - the Structure and Fundamental Unit of Life [For Revision Only]
1.2 Cell Cycle, Cell Division and Structure of Chromosomes
1.3 Genetics – Some Basic Fundamentals

CISCE Class 10 Biology Syllabus for Plant Physiology

2.1 Absorption by Roots : the Processes Involved
2.2 Transpiration
2.3 Photosynthesis: Provider of Food for All
2.4 Chemical Coordination in Plants

CISCE Class 10 Biology Syllabus for Human Anatomy and Physiology

3.1 The Circulatory System
3.2 The Excretory System (Elimination of Body Wastes)
3.3 The Nervous System
3.4 The Endocrine System
  • Need for the Regulation of Body Activities 
    • Need for the regulation of body activities
    • Differences between hormonal control and nervous control
  • Hormones 
    • Properties of Hormones
    • Functions of hormones
    • Mechanism of hormone action
    1. Mode of hormone action through membrane receptors
    2.  Mode of action through intracellular receptors
  • Human Endocrine System 
    • Human Endocrine System
    • The hormones at a glance
  • Human Endocrine Glands 
    • Adrenal Gland (Suprarenal Gland) 
      • Adrenal Gland
      • Hormones and functions of adrenal gland
        (i) Adrenal cortex: Zona reticularis, Zona Fasciculata
        (ii) Adrenal medulla: Adrenaline, Nor-adrenaline, Catecholamines, emergency hormones or hormones of fight or flight
    • Pancreas (Islets of Langerhans) 
      • Pancreas (Islets of Langerhans): α-cells and β-cells
        (i) Insulin
        (ii) Glucagon
      • Other hormone secreting cells of islets of Langerhans
        (i) Delta or D cells
        (ii) F cells
    • Thyroid Gland 
      • Thyroid gland: Isthmus, Follicles and stromal tissues, tetraiodothyronine or thyroxine (T4), triiodothyronine (T3), thyrocalcitonin (TCT), Iodine
      • Functions of thyroid hormones
    • Pituitary Gland or Hypophysis Gland 
      • Pituitary gland
      • Division of pituitary gland
        (i) Adenohypophysis (anterior pituitary): Pars distalis, pars tuberalis
        (ii) Neurohypophysis (posterior pituitary): Pars nervosa, infundibulum, MSH (Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone)
      • Hormones of adenohypophysis/ hormones of pars distalis:
        (i) Growth Hormone (GH)
        (ii) Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)
        (iii) Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)
        (iv) Prolactin
        (v) Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)
        (vi) Luteinizing hormone (LH)
      • Hormones of neurohypophysis
  • Control of Hormonal Secretions 
  • Difference in Endocrine and Exocrine Glands 
3.5 The Reproductive System

CISCE Class 10 Biology Syllabus for Human Evolution

CISCE Class 10 Biology Syllabus for Population - The increasing numbers and rising problems

CISCE Class 10 Biology Syllabus for Pollution - A Rising Environmental Problem

CISCE Class 10 Biology Syllabus for Physical Health and Hygiene

7.2 Aids to Health

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