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Unicus Global Science Olympiad Class 6 Syllabus

Class 6

Classic Section

Content Domain Main Topics Sub-Topics
Physics Kinematics and Distance Measurement Understanding speed, velocity, and acceleration
Distance and displacement
Interpretation of graphs representing motion
Different types of motion
Optics and Light Phenomena Properties of light: reflection, refraction, and dispersion
Classification of objects based on how light interacts with them/Interaction of light with matter
Formation of shadows and their characteristics
Laws of reflection and their applications
Properties of mirror and its uses
Electrical Circuits and Phenomena Basics of electricity: conductors, insulators, and circuits
Understanding electrical symbols and circuit diagrams
Electric components and their uses: switches, bulbs, batteries, wires and fuses
Magnetic Interactions and Applications Properties of magnets: attraction, repulsion, and magnetic poles
Types of magnets: natural and artificial
Magnetic materials and non-magnetic materials
Earth's magnetism
Applications of magnets in daily life
Chemistry Elements, Compounds and Mixtures Classification of elements (metals, non-metals and noble gases) Symbols of elements
Characteristics of compounds
Atoms and molecules
Uses of elements and compounds
Types and characteristics of mixture
Methods of separation: filtration, decantation, evaporation, distillation, and magnetic separation
Arrangement of molecules in matter and their properties
Solubility and properties of solutions, movement of molecules (diffusion/osmosis)
Transformation of Matter Physical and Chemical properties of matter
Define and differentiate between various types of changes
Physical changes vs. chemical changes
Reversible vs. irreversible changes
Factors that influence change (Temperature: (Melting, boiling, evaporation)
Pressure: (Inflating a balloon, popping a balloon)
Time: (Growth of plants, aging)
Light: (Photosynthesis in plants)
Reactions and energy: Exothermic and endothermic reactions
Biology Introduction to Cell Basics of cell
Plant cell and animal cell
Cell organelles and their functions: cell wall, cell membrane, plastids, nucleus, vacuole, cytoplasm
Human Body Components of major organ systems
General functions of organ systems
How organ systems work together
Life Sciences Plant life: Structure, function and reproduction
Animal life
Characteristics of living organisms: growth, reproduction, response to stimuli, and nutrition
Adaptations of plants and animals to their environment
Health and Hygiene Communicable diseases: bacterial, viral, protozoal, diseases caused by worms
Modes of transmission of diseases
Ways to prevent communicable diseases
Maintaining health and hygiene
Environmental Science Environmental Studies Abiotic and biotic factors and their interactions
Different types of ecosystems
Interconnectedness within an ecosystem
Human activities and their impact on the environment

Scholar Section

Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Classic Section

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