Science Olympiad Class 8


Module 1 Crop Production and Management
Unit 1 Agricultural practices  
Unit 2 Steps involved in cultivating a crop  
Unit 3 Basic practices of crop production  
Unit 4 Preparation of soil  
Unit 5 Cultivator  
Unit 6 Sowing  
Unit 7 Adding manure and fertilizers  
Unit 8 Irrigation  
Unit 9 Protection from weeds  
Unit 10 Harvesting  
Unit 11 Storage of crops  
Unit 12 Food from animals  
Module 2 Micro-organism
Unit 1 Microorganism and their classification:  
Unit 2 Place where microorganism live  
Unit 3 Microorganism and us  
Unit 4 Harmful microorganisms  
Unit 5 Food preservation  
Unit 6 Nitrogen fixation  
Unit 7 Nitrogen cycle  
Module 3 Synthetic Fibres and Plastics
Unit 1 Synthetic fibres  
Unit 2 Types of synthetic fibres  
Unit 3 Characteristic of synthetic fibre  
Unit 4 Plastics  
Unit 5 Plastics as a material of choice  
Unit 6 Plastic and environment  
Module 4 Metal and Non-metals
Unit 1 Metals, non-metals  
Unit 2 Classification of elements as metals & non-metals.  
Unit 3 Corrosion of iron (rusting)  
Unit 4 Uses of certain metals.  
Unit 5 Metalloids and their metalloids  
Unit 6 Chemical properties of metals and non-metals  
Unit 7 Uses of metals and non-metals  
Module 5 Coal and Petroleum
Unit 1 Inexhaustible and exhaustible natural resources  
Unit 2 Coal  
Unit 3 Petroleum  
Unit 4 Natural gas  
Unit 5 Some limited natural resources  
Module 6 Combustion and Flame
Unit 1 Combustion  
Unit 2 Controlling of fire  
Unit 3 Types of combustion  
Unit 4 Flame  
Unit 5 Fuel  
Unit 6 Burning of fuels leads to harmful products: Global warming, acid rain etc.  
Module 7 Conservation of Plants and Animals
Unit 1 Deforestation and its causes  
Unit 2 Consequences of deforestation: Drought, desertification etc.  
Unit 3 Conservation of forest and wildlife  
Unit 4 Wildlife Sanctuary  
Unit 5 Biosphere Reserve  
Unit 6 Flora and fauna  
Unit 7 Endemic species  
Unit 8 Endangered animals  
Unit 9 Red Data Book  
Unit 10 Migration  
Unit 11 Recycling of paper  
Unit 12 Reforestation  
Module 8 Cells
Unit 1 Cells and its discovery  
Unit 2 Organisms show variety in cell number (multicellular, unicellular), shape and size  
Unit 3 Plant cell: Cell organelles and their functions  
Unit 4 Animal cell: Cell organelles and their functions  
Unit 5 Diagrams of plant and animal cell  
Unit 6 Only the following to be included: Cell wall, Cell membrane, Plastids, Nucleus, Vacuole, Cytoplasm – their structure and functions  
Unit 7 Differences between plant and animal cells  
Module 9 Reproduction in Animals
Unit 1 Sexual reproduction in humans  
Unit 2 Asexual reproduction  
Module 10 Force and Pressure
Unit 1 Force – A Push or a Pull: Definition and examples  
Unit 2 Forces are due to an interaction: Examples  
Unit 3 Balanced and unbalanced forces  
Unit 4 Exploring forces  
Unit 5 Contact forces: Muscular force, friction etc.  
Unit 6 Non-contact force: Magnetic force, electrostatic force, gravitational force  
Unit 7 Turning effect of force (moment of force): concept, definition and calculation  
Unit 8 Pressure  
Module 11 Friction
Unit 1 Force of friction  
Unit 2 Factors affecting friction  
Unit 3 Friction: A necessary evil  
Unit 4 Ways to increase and reduce friction  
Unit 5 Wheels reduce friction  
Unit 6 Fluid friction  
Unit 7 Sliding friction, rolling friction, kinetic friction  
Module 12 Sound
Unit 1 Sources of sound  
Unit 2 Sound as a longitudinal wave  
Unit 3 Characteristics of a sound wave: Amplitude (Relate amplitude with loudness) and Frequency  
Unit 4 Sound needs a medium to propagate  
Unit 5 Reflection and Absorption of sound  
Unit 6 Relative speed of sound in different medium  
Unit 7 Sound produced by vibrating object  
Unit 8 Sound produced by humans  
Unit 9 Pitch and Frequency  
Unit 10 Monotone  
Unit 11 Amplitude, time period and frequency of a Vibration  
Unit 12 Unit of loudness in decibels  
Unit 13 Audible and inaudible Sounds  
Unit 14 Noise and music  
Unit 15 Noise pollution  
Module 13 Chemical Effects of Electric Current
Unit 1 Conduction of electricity through electricity  
Unit 2 Chemical effects of electric current  
Unit 3 Electroplating  
Module 14 Light
Unit 1 Reflection of light  
Unit 2 Structure and care of eye  
Unit 3 Visually impaired persons can read and write with the help of braille system  
Unit 4 Refraction: Definition and Examples of Refraction  
Unit 5 Curved Mirrors  
Unit 6 Dispersion of white light into constituent colours  
Module 15 Some Natural Phenomena
Unit 1 Lightning  
Unit 2 Charging by rubbing  
Unit 3 Types of charges and their interaction  
Unit 4 Transfer of charge  
Unit 5 The story of lightning  
Unit 6 Do’s and Don’ts during a thunderstorm  
Unit 7 Lightning conductor  
Unit 8 Earthquakes  
Module 16 Stars and Solar System
Unit 1 Astronomy  
Unit 2 Celestial objects  
Unit 3 The solar system  
Module 17 Pollution of Air and Water
Unit 1 Air pollution  
Unit 2 Water pollution  

List Of Science Olympiad Exams For Class 8

  • SOF National Science Olympiad (NSO)
  • CREST Science Olympiad (CSO)
  • Silverzone International Olympiad of Science (IOS)
  • Unified Council- National Level Science Talent Search Examination (NSTSE)
  • Humming Bird Science Olympiad (HSO)
  • EduHeal National Interactive Science (NISO)
  • Indian Talent Olympiad- International Science (ISO)
  • Home Bhabha Centre for Science Education- Science Olympiad
  • Indian School Talent Search Exam (ISTSE)
  • ASSET Science
  • International Assessments for Indian Schools (IAIS) – IAIS Science
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