Book Title: Viva Biology - 10
Product Code / ISBN Code 9789387153196
The book Viva CBSE Biology for Class X has been written in keeping with the latest NCERT syllabus prescribed by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The book has been developed keeping in view the requirement of the students at the secondary level.
Salient features of the book:
Chapter 1: Life Processes
Life Processes • Nutrition • Respiration • Transportation • Excretion
Chapter 2: Control and Coordination
Animals — Nervous System • Types of Nervous Actions • Human Nervous System • Coordination in Plants • Chemical Coordination in Humans
Chapter 3: How do Organisms Reproduce?
Do Organisms Create Exact Copies of Themselves? • Importance of Variations • Reproduction
Chapter 4: Heredity and Evolution
Variations • Accumulation of Variations • Rules for the Inheritance of Traits: Mendel’s Contribution • Ideas about Heredity: Mendel’s Contribution • How are the Traits Expressed? • Sex Determination • Acquired and Inherited Traits • Speciation • Evolution • Darwin’s Theory of Evolution • Evolution Should Not be Equated with Progress • Human Evolution • Origin of Life on Earth
Chapter 5: Our Environment
Biodegradable and Non-Biodegradable Wastes • Ecosystem and Its Components • Food Chain and Food Web • Trophic Levels in a Food Chain • Flow of Energy • Ecological Pyramids • Biomagnification • Effects of Human Activities on the Environment
Chapter 6: Management of Natural Resources
Types of Resources • Ganga Action Plan • Three R’s Formula • Sustainable Development • Need to Manage our Resources • Forests and Wildlife • Deforestation • Water for All • Dams • Water Harvesting • Coal and Petroleum An Overview of Natural Resource Management