Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) Class 8th
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Science Class 8th SSLC (English Medium) Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education Topics and Syllabus

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Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education Syllabus For Class 8th Science: Knowing the Syllabus is very important for the students of Class 8th. Shaalaa has also provided a list of topics that every student needs to understand.

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

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Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education Class 8th Science Revised Syllabus

Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education Class 8th Science and their Unit wise marks distribution

Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education Class 8th Science Course Structure 2022-2023 With Marking Scheme

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1 Measurement
2 Force and Pressure
3 Light
4 Heat
5 Electricity
6 Sound
7 Magnetism
9 Matter Around Us
12 Atomic Structure
13 Water
14 Acids and Bases
15 Chemistry in Everyday Life
16 Microorganisms
  • Microorganisms (Microbes) and Microbiology 
  • Viruses 
    • Viruses
    • Virology
    • Milestones in Virology
    • Size and Shape
    • Characteristic Features of Viruses
  • Bacteria 
    • Bacteria Friends or Foes?
    • Milestones in Bacteriology 
    • General characteristic features of Bacteria
    • Ultrastructure of a Bacterial cell
    • Gram staining procedure
    • Life processes in Bacteria
    • Reproduction in Bacteria
    • Economic importance of Bacteria
    • Archaebacteria
    • Cyanobacteria (Blue Green Algae)
    • Mycoplasma or Mollicutes
    • Actinomycetes (Actinobacteria)
  • 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
  • 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
  • Prions 
  • Virions 
  • Uses of Microorganisms (Microbes) 
    • Dairy Products
    • Yoghurt Products
    • Butter
    • Cheese production
    • Probiotics
    • Bread
    • Vinegar Production
    • Production of beverages
    • Microbial Enzymes
    • Organic acids used in various commercial products and microbes useful for the same
    • Substances obtained by microbial processing and their roles
    • Antibiotics
    • Microbes and Fuels
    • Bio-fuel
    • Microbial Pollution Control
    • Land-filling site
    • Sewage Management
    • Clean Technology
    • Microbes and Farming
    • Microbial Inoculants
    • Bioinsecticides
  • Harmful Effects of Microorganisms (Microbes) 
    • Fungi, Clostridium and others
  • Relationship Between Man and Microbes Balances, Imbalances and Uses 
17 Plant Kingdom
18 Organisation of Life
19 Movements in Animals
  • 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
  • Movement and Locomotion 
  • Movement in Different Animals 
  • Human Body and Its Movements 
  • Types of Movements 
  • Joints and Its Classification 
    • Joints
    • Classification of joints
    1. Fibrous Joint
    2. Cartilaginous Joint
    3. Synovial Joint
      ⇒ Types of synovial joints
      a) Ball and Socket Joint
      b) Hinge Joint
      c) Pivot Joint
      d) Gliding Joint
      e) Saddle Joint
  • Human Skeleton System 
    • The Human skeleton: Exoskeleton and Endoskeleton
    • Function of Human skeleton
    • Constituents of Skeleton
  • The Human Skeleton: Axial Skeleton 
    • Axial skeleton
    1. Skull (22 bones): Cranial (8 bones), Facial (14 bones), Hyoid bone (1 bone), ear ossicles (6 bones)
    2. Vertebral Column (26 bones): Atlas, cervical region (7), thoracic region (12), lumbar region (5), sacral region (1-fused) and coccygeal region (1-fused)
    3. Sternum and Ribs: Sternum, Ribs, Bicephalic, Seven pairs, True ribs, False ribs, Veretebra-chondral ribs, Floating ribs.
  • The Human Skeleton: Appendicular Skeleton 
    • Appendicular Skeleton
    1. Forelimb (30 bones)
    2. Hind limb (30 bones)
    • Girdles
    1. Each half of the pectoral girdle consists of:
      ⇒ Clavicle
      ⇒ Acromion
      ⇒ Glenoid cavity
    2. Each half of the pelvie girdle consists of:
      ⇒ Acetabulum
  • Muscles and Its Types 
    1. Voluntary Muscles or Skeletal Muscles
    2. Involuntary Muscles or Smooth muscle
    3. Cardiac Muscles
  • Muscular System 
    • Structure of muscles
    • How do muscles work?
    • Coordination of Muscles
    • Antagonistic Muscles
20 Reaching the Age of Adolescence
22 Conservation of Plants and Animals

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