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Geography Class 6 ICSE CISCE Topics and Syllabus

Academic year:

Syllabus

1 Representation of Geographical Features
1.1 Maps and Diagrams
2 Landforms
  • Types of Landforms 
  • Mountains and Valleys 

    Processes of formation of mountains and valleys - endogenous and exogenous.

  • Mountain Types - Folding 

    Formation of mountains

    • Folding mountain

    Young Fold Mountain

    • Meaning of characteristics
    • Distribution of young fold mountains in the world
    1. Rockies
    2. Andes
    3. Alps
    4. Great dividing Range
    5. Himalaya and Atlas mountains

    Old Fold Mountain

    • Meaning and Characteristics
    • Distribution of old fold mountain in the world
    1. Urals
    2. Appalachians
    3. Aravalis

    Location on the world map

  • Mountain Types - Faulting 

    Faulting Mountain

    • Meaning
    • Formation and characteristics of block mountain
    • distribution of block mountains in the world
    1. Black forest
    2. Vosges
    3. Vindhyas
  • Importance of Mountains 
  • Mountain Types - Volcanic 

    Formation and characteristics (Mountain Kilimanjaro in Africa and mountain Fujiyama in Japan)

  • Valleys: Formations and Characteristics 

    Distribution of rift valleys in the world - Rhine, Narmada, Nile

  • Plateaus 
  • Plains 
    • Formation and characteristics
    • Types of plains
    • Distribution of plains in the world
    1. Plains of North America
    2. Gangetic plains of India
    • Location on world map
  • Landforms and People 

    Landforms - impact on the life of people. (comparison between life in the mountains and life in the plains)

2.1 Major Landforms of the Earth
3 Water Bodies: Oceans, Seas, Lakes and Rivers
3.1 Major Water Bodies
  • Oceans 
    • Pacific Ocean
    • Atlantic Ocean
    • Indian Ocean
    • Arctic Ocean
    • Southern Ocean

    Characteristics and Importance

  • Sea 

    Distribution of marginal and inland seas (Bering Sea, Caribbean Sea, North Sea, Black Sea, Caspian Sea, Aral Sea, Arabian Sea, Red Sea, and Dead sea)

  • Lakes 

    Distribution of major lakes in the world their characteristics and importance (Baikal, Five Great lakes of the U.S.A, Lake Omega, Lake Titicaca, Lake Victoria and Chilka lake)

  • Rivers 

    Distribution of major rivers in the world, their characteristics, and importance

    • Mackenzie
    • St. Lawrence
    • Mississippi
    • Amazon
    • Nile
    • Rhine
    • Danube
    • Indus
    • Ganga
    • Yangtze
    • Huang Ho
    • Ob
    • Murray
  • Causes of Pollution of Water Bodies 
  • Locating Oceans, Seas, Lakes and Rivers on the World Map 
4 Agriculture
4.1 Types of Agriculture
4.2 Major Crops
5 Minerals
5.1 Minerals and Ores Exercises
6 Study of Continents : North America and South America
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