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Class 10 Geography

7 Chapters

Class 10


Class 10 Geography involves the knowledge of places, understanding of the maps and environment throughout the world. Moreover, it is an important link between the natural and the social sciences that are human behavior. Also, in the subject students will encounter the size of the population, natural vegetation, and wildlife, physical features of India and everything one should be familiar with climate. However, the syllabus of geography is put forth in 7 chapters. Chapter 1 teaches about the resources India has. And in what type of development is possible with them. Chapter 2 explains forest and wildlife resources because India has an abundance of flora and fauna and the role they play. Chapter 3 tutors about water resources and the different types of water resources available in India and how to effectively and sustainably use them. Chapter 4 is about agriculture that teaches about the different types of plains of India and which plain is suitable for which crop. Chapter 5 explains about minerals and energy resources means the entire mineral such as bauxite, iron, etc. and energy resources such as coal, solar, wind, thermal, etc. Chapter 6 teaches about the different manufacturing industries and a suitable location for each of them. Finally, chapter 7 highlights the lifelines of national economies such as industries and various sectors that play an important role in the economy.

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Resources and DevelopmentForest and Wildlife ResourcesWater ResourcesAgricultureMinerals and Energy ResourcesManufacturing IndustriesLife Lines of National Economy

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Chapter 1 : Resources and Development

India is considered to be a land rich with resources, be it natural, human or technological. However, any resource is not useful until we utilize and develop it. And not all resources are infinite, so we must preserve them too. Which is why we must learn about development and conversation of resources.

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Resources: Types, Development, Planning, Conservation

Chapter 2 : Forest and Wildlife Resources

India is a naturally rich country. However, there are many species that have been endangered. But what exactly are endangered species? What are Vulnerable, Rare, and Endemic Species? Let's find out more about conservation of forest and Wildlife Resources

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Chapter 3 : Water Resources

They say that when the well is dry only then you know the worth of water. And how true! Three-fourths of our planet is covered in water, and yet we face a global crisis of water shortage and water pollution. This is why it is very important that we learn more about water conservation.  Let us get started.

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Water Scarcity and the need for Water ConservationMulti-purpose River ProjectsRainwater Harvesting

Chapter 4 : Agriculture

Resources are classified as either biotic or abiotic. The Indian landmass contains a multitude of resources and its economy is heavily dependent on their consumption or export. Due to over-consumption, they are rapidly being depleted. Let's learn more about the resources of India and the World here.

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Major Food Crops (Non-grains)Non Food CropsContribution of Agriculture and Impact of Globalisation on it

Chapter 5 : Minerals and Energy Resources

We see the use of mineral resources everyday and everywhere. For instance, a car is made with the help of mineral resources like ore and bauxite. So, what the car run on? Where do we get the fuel from? What are minerals and energy resources? Let us find out!

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Minerals and their Mode of Occurance

Chapter 6 : Manufacturing Industries

What if you were told that your notebooks are actually made of wood and that what you actually write on is wood, not paper? Isn't it shocking? No, we're not joking! Paper is manufactured from wood, sugar from sugarcane, etc. These are all part of manufacturing industries. So what're they? Let us find out!

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Industrial Location and Classification

Chapter 7 : Life Lines of National Economy

Imagine one of your relatives gets your some goods from abroad. Now since he's got those goods from abroad, we've provided them a source of income. Tourism is one of the main lifelines of their national economy. So, what're exactly are the lifelines of national economy in India? Let us find out!

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