Online Science Olympiad Class Syllabus for Grade 10

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Chemical Reactions and Equations

  • Chemical reaction
  • Characteristics of chemical reactions
  • Chemical equations
  • Balanced and unbalanced chemical equations
  • Balancing of chemical equations
  • Types of chemical reactions
  • Combination reaction
  • Decomposition reaction
  • Displacement reaction
  • Double-displacement reaction
  • Oxidation and reduction reaction
  • Exothermic and endothermic reactions
  • Effects of oxidation reactions in everyday life
  • Corrosion
  • Rusting

Acids, Bases and Salts

  • Indicators and its types
  • Classification of acids
  • Characteristics and properties of acids
  • Classification of bases
  • Characteristics and properties of bases
  • Strength of acids and bases solution
  • Relation between pH and [H]+ or [OH]- ions
  • Salts
  • Characteristics of salts
  • Properties and Classification of salts
  • Some important chemical compounds
  • Common salt (Sodium chloride)
  • Bleaching powder (CaOCl2)
  • Baking soda (NaHCO3)
  • Washing soda (Sodium carbonate)
  • Baking powder
  • Washing soda (Sodium carbonate)

Metals and Non-metals 

  • Physical properties of metals
  • Chemical properties of metals
  • Physical properties of non-metals
  • Chemical properties of non-metals
  • Reactivity series of metals
  • Methods of extraction of metals

Carbon and Its Compounds 

  • Bonding in carbon
  • Allotropes of carbon
  • Versatile nature of carbon
  • Saturated and unsaturated compounds
  • Homologous series
  • Nomenclature and functional groups
  • Chemical properties of carbon compounds
  • Cleansing action of soap

Periodic Classification of Elements 

  • Dobereiner’s triads
  • Newland’s Law of Octaves
  • Mendeleev’s Periodic Table
  • The Modern Periodic Table
  • Trends in Modern Periodic Table: Valency, atomic size, metallic and non-metallic characters, and electronegativity

Life Processes

  • Nutrition
  • Autotrophic nutrition
  • Heterotrophic nutrition
  • Nutrition in amoeba and human being
  • Respiration
  • Respiration and its types
  • Exchange of gases in plant and animals
  • Human respiratory system
  • Transportation
  • Transportation in human beings
  • Transportation in plants
  • Excretion
  • Excretion in human beings
  • Excretion in plants

Reproduction in Organisms

  • The fundamentals of reproduction
  • Types of reproduction
  • Modes of sexual and asexual reproduction
  • Sexual reproduction in plants
  • Sexual reproduction in human beings
  • Reproductive health and birth control

Heredity and Evolution 

  • Theories of origin of life
  • Heredity: Variations and traits
  • Mendel’s contribution
  • Sex determination
  • Evolution
  • Speciation

Light-Reflection and Refraction

  • Reflection of light
  • Reflection at plane surfaces
  • Reflection of curved surfaces
  • Image formation by spherical mirrors
  • Mirror formula
  • Refraction of light at plane surfaces
  • Refraction of light at curved surface
  • Image formation by lenses using ray diagrams
  • Lens formula
  • Power of lens

Human Eye and Colourful World

  • Defects of vision and their correction
  • Refraction of light through prism
  • Dispersion of white light by a glass prism
  • Scattering of light
  • Rainbow formation
  • Atmospheric refraction


  • Electric charge and current
  • Electric potential and potential difference
  • Electric circuit
  • Ohm’s law
  • Resistance and resistivity
  • Resistance of a combination of resistors
  • Heating effect of electric current
  • Electrical energy and power

Magnetic Effects of Electric Current 

  • Magnetic field
  • Magnetic force
  • Electromagnetic induction
  • Direct and alternating current
  • Electromagnet
  • Electric generator
  • Electric motor
  • Domestic electric circuits

Sources of Energy

  • Renewable sources of energy
  • Non-renewable sources of energy
  • Conventional sources of energy
  • Non-conventional sources of energy
  • Environmental consequences

Our Environment and Its Management 

  • Ecosystem
  • Environmental problems
  • Types of waste and their effects on our environment
  • Management and conservation of natural resources
  • Forests
  • Sustainable management
  • Water harvesting

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