Different kinds of fuel are used for various purposes at home, in industry and for running automobiles. Fuels like cowdung, wood, coal, charcoal, petrol, diesel, compressed natural gas (CNG), etc. are known to the students. They are familiar with the burning of a candle. What is the difference between the burning of a candle and the burning of a fuel like coal? Candle burns with a flame whereas coal does not. Similarly, students will find many other materials burning without a flame. In NCERT Grade 8 Science Chapter 6, Combustion and Flame, the chemical process of burning and the types of flame produced during this process are studied in detail.
What is Combustion? How Do We Control Fire? Types of Combustion, Flame, Structure of a Flame, What is a Fuel? And Fuel Efficiency are some of the main topics studied in this chapter. Introduction to new concepts, new technical terms, Project work and demonstrations, make this chapter very creative and colourful. Activities and project work help the students to learn beyond the textbook and expand their learning. These also help to invoke the scientific curiosity and excitement in the students.
Technical terms, colourful images, examples and illustrations help to understand NCERT Grade 8 Science Chapter 6, Combustion and Flame better and make the learning experience fun and interesting. Get 100 percent accurate NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Science Chapter 6 (Combustion and Flame) explained by expert Science teachers. We provide solutions for the questions given in Class 8 Science textbook as per CBSE Board guidelines from the latest NCERT book for Class 8 Science. The topics and sub-topics in Chapter 6 Combustion and Flame are given below.
Ex 6.1 - What is Combustion
Ex 6.2 - How Do We Control Fire?
Ex 6.3 - Types of Combustion
Ex 6.4 - Flame
Ex 6.5 - Structure of a Flame
Ex 6.6 - What is a Fuel?
Ex 6.7 - Fuel Efficiency?
We cover all exercises in the chapter given below:-
Chapter 6 - 13 Questions with Solutions.
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