NCERT Books For Class 10 Geography Download PDF
The Class 10 Board exam acts as a stepping stone for a glorious future in a student’s life. Students who are preparing for their upcoming Class 10 board exams must work hard with dedication to score better marks in the exam.NCERT Books For Class 10 Geography
Geography is an important part of Class 10 Social Science subject.
The Class 10 Geography Textbook: Contemporary India II consists of a total of 7 chapters.
|Chapter 1: Resources and Development|
|Chapter 2: Forest and Wildlife Resources (Complete chapter removed from syllabus for 2020-21 academic session)|
|Chapter 3: Water Resources (Complete chapter removed from 2020-21 academic session syllabus except for Map Items which will be assessed in the Examination )|
|Chapter 4: Agriculture|
|Chapter 5: Minerals and Energy Resources (Complete chapter removed from 2020-21 academic session syllabus except for Map Items which will be assessed in the Examination )|
|Chapter 6: Manufacturing Industries|
|Chapter 7: Lifelines of National Economy|
Chapter 1: Resources and Development
Chapter 1 of Class 10 Geography introduces you to resources and its classification. Furthermore, going into the depth of the chapter, you will learn the development of resources and resource planning in India. You will know about land resources and the classification of different types of soils found in India.
Chapter 2: Forest and Wildlife Resources
We humans along with all living organisms form a complex web of an ecological system. Chapter 2 of Class 10 Geography starts with the introduction of flora and fauna in India. The chapter subsequently discusses the important role that forests play in the ecological system and how we can conserve forest and wildlife in India. The chapter ends by explaining various steps taken by people to conserve our forest and wildlife resources.
Chapter 3: Water Resources
In Chapter 3 of Class 10 Geography, you will learn about water resources. The chapter begins with the availability of freshwater on earth and how the situation of scarcity of water generates. The chapter discusses the pros and cons of constructing dams on rivers. In the end, the chapter talks about Rain Water Harvesting as a means to conserve water.
Chapter 4: Agriculture
Two-thirds of India’s population is engaged in agricultural activities. Agriculture is a primary activity, which produces most of the food raw material for various industries. In CBSE, Class 10 Geography Chapter 4 – Agriculture, you will study the various types of farming, cropping patterns and major crops grown in India.
Chapter 5: Minerals and Energy Resources
You have studied that the earth’s crust is made up of different minerals embedded in the rocks. Various metals are extracted from these minerals after refinement. In all stages of development, human beings use minerals for their livelihood, decoration, festivities, religious and ceremonial rites. In this chapter, you will learn about minerals, their classification, how to conserve minerals, different types of energy resources and how we can conserve these energy resources.
Chapter 6: Manufacturing Industries
Production of goods in large quantities after processing from raw materials is called manufacturing. Workers employed in steel factories, cars, breweries, textile industries, bakeries etc. fall into secondary activities.
Chapter 7: Lifelines of National Economy
The pace of development of a country depends upon the production of goods and services as well as their movement over space. Today, the world has been converted into a large village with the help of efficient and fast moving transport. Today, India is well-linked with the rest of the world.
CBSE Class 10 Syllabus and deleted portion for 2020-2021
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