Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 8th Standard
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Science 8th Standard SSC (English Medium) Maharashtra State Board Topics and Syllabus

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Maharashtra State Board Syllabus For 8th Standard Science: Knowing the Syllabus is very important for the students of 8th Standard. Shaalaa has also provided a list of topics that every student needs to understand.

The Maharashtra State Board 8th Standard Science syllabus for the academic year 2022-2023 is based on the Board's guidelines. Students should read the 8th Standard Science 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 Maharashtra State Board 8th Standard Science Syllabus pdf 2022-2023. They will also receive a complete practical syllabus for 8th Standard Science in addition to this.

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Maharashtra State Board 8th Standard Science Revised Syllabus

Maharashtra State Board 8th Standard Science and their Unit wise marks distribution

Maharashtra State Board 8th Standard Science Course Structure 2022-2023 With Marking Scheme

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1 Living World and Classification of Microbes
  • Biodiversity 
    • Biodiversity
    • Type of biodiversity
      (i) Genetic diversity
      (ii) Species diversity
      (iii) Ecosystem diversity
    • Global biodiversity and a proportionate number of species of major taxa of plants, invertebrates and vertebrates
  • Biological Classification 
    • Biological classification
    • Dichotomous key
    • Features of dichotomous key
    • Dichotomy of Animals
  • Classification 
    • Classification
    • Why do we classify things?
    • Need for Classification
    • Advantage of Classification
  • Taxonomic Hierarchy of Living Organisms: Unit of Classification 
    • Taxonomic Hierarchy of Living Organisms
    1. Species
    2. Genus
    3. Family
    4. Order
    5. Class
    6. Phylum
    7. Kingdom
  • Five Kingdom Classification 
    • Five kingdom classification
    • Merits of five kingdom classification
    • Demerits of five kingdom classification
  • Kingdom Monera 
    • Kingdom Monera
    • Bacteria
    • Characteristic features of Kingdom Monera
    • Structure of a bacterium cell
  • Kingdom Protista 
    • Kingdom Protista
    • Characteristics of Kingdom Protista
  • Kingdom Fungi 
    • Kingdom Fungi
    • Characteristics of Fungi
  • Microorganisms (Microbes) and Microbiology 
  • Bacteria 
    • Bacteria - Bacteria Friends or Foes?
    • Bacteriology - Milestones in Bacteriology
    • Characteristic features of Bacteria
    1. Habitat
    2. Size and Shape
    3. Cellular Structure
    4. Nutrition
    5. Locomotion
    6. Life Cycle
    7. Reproduction
  • Protozoa 
    • Protozoa
    • Protozoology - Milestones in Protozoology
    • Characteristics of Protozoa
    1. Habitat
    2. Size and Shape
    3. Cellular Structure
    4. Nutrition
    5. Locomotion
    6. Life Cycle
    7. Reproduction
  • Fungi 
    • Fungi - World War II and Penicillin History speaks on fungi
    • Mycology - Milestones in Mycology
    • General characteristic features 
    1. Habitat
    2. Size and Shape
    3. Cellular Structure
    4. Nutrition
    5. Locomotion
    6. Life Cycle
    7. Reproduction
  • Algae 
    • Algae
    • Algology - Milestones in algology (Phycology)
    • Characteristics of algae
    • Classification of algae
      (i) Chlorophyceae
      (ii) Phaeophyceae
      (iii) Rhodophyceae
  • Viruses 
    • Viruses
    • Virology
    • Milestones in Virology
    • Size and Shape
    • Characteristic Features of Viruses
2 Health and Diseases
3 Force and Pressure
4 Current Electricity and Magnetism
  • Atoms: Building Blocks of Matter 
    • Atoms: Building Blocks of Matter
    • How big are atoms?
    • How do atoms exist?
  • Electric Current 
    • Electric Current
    • Unit of Electric Current
    • Measurement of electric current
    • Example of Electric Current
  • Potential and Potential Difference 
    • Potential and Potential Difference
    • Difference between Electric Potential and Potential Difference
    • Potential difference of a cell
    • Relation between electric intensity potential difference
  • Electric Cell 
    • Electric Cell
    • Types of Cell: Primary Cells and Secondary Cells
    1. Dry Cell
    2. Lead-Acid Cell
    3. Ni-Cd cell
    • Difference between primary cell and secondary cell
  • Electric Circuit 
    • Electric circuit
    • Circuit Diagram
    • The flow of electricity in a circuit
    • Arrangement of Circuits: Open Circuit and Closed
  • Battery 
    • Connecting cells
  • Effects of Electric Current 
    • Magnetic Effect of Electric Current 
      • Magnetic effect of current
      • Application of Magnetic effect of electric current
      1. Electromagnet
      2. Electric Bell
      3. Telephone
      • Oersted's experiment on the magnetic effect of electric current
  • Electromagnet 
    • Discovery of the electromagnet
    • Principle of an electromagnet
    • Clock rule
    • Ways of increasing the magnetic field of an electromagnet
  • Electric Bell 
5 Inside the Atom
6 Composition of Matter
7 Metals and Nonmetals
8 Pollution
9 Disaster Management
10 Cell and Cell Organelles
11 Human Body and Organ System
12 Introduction to Acid and Base
  • Acids 
    • Acids
    • Examples of acids
  • Properties of Acids 
    • Properties of Acids
    • Physical properties of Acids
    1. Taste
    2. Physical state
    3. Effect on skin
    4. Colours of indicators
    • Chemical properties of Acids
    1. Reaction with active metals
    2. Reaction with bases - Neutralisation
    3. Decomposition of hydrogen carbonates and carbonates
    4. Decomposition of sulphites and bisulphites
    5. Decomposition of sulphides
    6. Reaction with chlorides and nitrates
    7. Reaction with metal oxide
  • Uses of Acids 
  • Bases (Alkalis) 
    • Bases (Alkalis)
    • Basic oxide
    • Basic hydroxide
  • Properties of Bases (Alkalis) 
    • Properties of Bases (Alkalis)
    • Physical properties of Bases (Alkalis)
    • Chemical properties of Bases (Alkalis)
    1. Reaction with metals
    2. Reaction with non-metal oxides
    3. Reaction with ammonium salts
  • Uses of Bases 
  • Indicators 
  • Test for Acidity and Alkalinity 
    • Tests for Acids and Bases
    1. Test with a litmus paper
    2. Test with an indicator Phenolphthalein
    3. Test with an indicator Methyl orange
  • Types of Double Displacement: Neutralization Reaction 
13 Chemical Change and Chemical Bond
14 Measurement and Effects of Heat
15 Sound
16 Reflection of Light
17 Man Made Materials
18 Ecosystems

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