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Maharashtra SSC Class 10 Science Science is a boundless subject based on experimentation, observation, theories and factual information. It involves observing a series of action, formulating theories, making experiments to check the reliability of the theory and finally declaring results. Science is a practical as well as theoretical subject. The subject is based on logic hence the students must understand the text instead of rote learning it.

Science in Class 10 is a multidisciplinary subject. It comprises of three disciplines namely, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The three subjects being empirical in nature requires the students to be thorough with the concepts. The students must practice numerical in Physics, chemical equations in Chemistry and diagrams in Biology. It is very important for the students to have look at the different varieties of questions asked in not only the board exams but also other school exams.

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The syllabus* for Maharashtra SSC Class 10 Science is as follows:


Acids Bases and Salts- Their General Properties, Examples and uses.

Chemical Reactions: Chemical Reactions and their types: combination, decomposition, precipitation, displacement double decomposition, and neutralization

Oxidation and Reduction: In terms of loss and gain of Hydrogen and Oxygen.

Metals and Non-Metals: Discussion on Metallurgical processes. Basic idea about Bonding. Common metal properties

Carbon Compounds: Basic idea about Bonding. Properties of saturated hydrocarbons, carboxylic acids and alcohols

Chemicals used in daily life eg. Soap, washing soda, Edible Salt, bleaching powder, baking soda, plaster of Paris.

Classification of Elements: Brief Historical account, Gradation in properties, Mendeleev's periodic table.

The World of the Living

Life Processes: "Living things" definition. Basic concept of respiration, nutrition, excretion and transport.

Control in the Living: Tropic movement in plants. Plant hormones introduction; coordination and control in animals; involuntary, voluntary and reflex action, chemical coordination, nervous system, animal hormones.

Reproduction in the Living: Reproduction in Animals and Plants. Family Planning- Needs and Methods. Safe Sex vs HIV/AIDS. Child Bearing. Women’s health.

Heredity and Evolution: Heredity, brief introduction of origin of Life, Fundamental concepts of Evolution.

Moving things. People and Ideas

Electric Circuits: Potential, Potential difference, Ohm's Law. Resistances in parallel and series. Power dissipated because of current. Inter Relation between V, P, R & I.

Magnets: Magnetic field, Field lines, Field due to a current carrying wire, solenoid, coil. Force on conductor carrying current. Fleming's Left-Hand Rule. Electric motor and Electromagnetic induction. Induced current, induced potential differences. Electric generator and its principles and working.

Direct and Alternating current. Frequency of Alternating Current. Advantages of Alternating Current over Direct Current. Domestic Electric Circuits.

Natural Phenomena

Light: Divergence and Convergence of Light

Spherical Mirrors: Images formed by a Concave mirror and Related concepts: centre of curvature, optical centre, principal axis, focal length and focus.

Refraction: Knowledge of the concept of refraction, Laws of refraction. Refractive index; dispersion of light; twinkling of stars. Scattering of light. Velocity of light.

Lenses: Images formed by a Convex lens; functioning of the lens in the vision problems of humans and remedial action. Spherical mirrors and lenses application.


Types of pollution – Air pollution, Water pollution (fresh and marine), soil pollution, noise and radiation.

Sources of Pollution, Major pollutants, oil spills etc.

Consequences of pollution on the environment, health of humans and other organisms

Abatement of Pollution

Striving for a Better Environment

Use of efficient technology and eco-friendly technology

Sustainable use of resources.

Enforcement of laws, acts and policies.

For detailed syllabus* please refer to Maharashtra Board SSC Class 10 Website

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