Course Content
Theme- 1. The Earth as a planet
Theme- 2. Geographic Grid
Theme- 3. The motions of the Earth
Theme- 4. The structure of the Earth
Theme- 5. The landforms of the Earth
Theme- 6. Rocks
Theme- 7. Volcanoes
Theme- 8. Earthquakes
Theme- 9. Weathering and Denudation
Theme- 10. Hydrosphere
Theme- 11. Composition and structure of the atmosphere
Theme- 12. Insolation
Theme- 13. Atmospheric pressure and wind systems
Theme- 14. Humidity and Precipitation
Theme- 15. Types of Pollution
Theme- 16. Pollution- sources and major pollutants
Theme- 17. Effects of Pollution
Theme- 18. The natural regions of the world
Theme- 19. Map work
Geography – 9
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Class 9 Geography – Theme 5: The Landforms of the Earth

In Theme 5, students will embark on an exciting journey to explore the varied and captivating landforms that shape the Earth’s surface. The curriculum is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the origins, characteristics, and significance of these landforms. Here’s a concise summary of the key components:

  1. Introduction to Landforms:

   – Definition and classification of major landforms, including mountains, valleys, plains, plateaus, and more.

   – Understanding the role of tectonic processes, erosion, and weathering in shaping the Earth’s surface.

  1. Formation Processes:

   – Exploration of the diverse processes contributing to the formation of landforms, such as volcanic activity, tectonic movements, and erosion by wind, water, and ice.

   – Insight into how these processes interact to create distinctive geological features.

  1. Characteristics of Landforms:

   – In-depth study of the unique characteristics and attributes of different landforms.

   – Recognition of the factors influencing the appearance and development of specific landforms.

  1. Significance and Human Interaction:

   – Understanding the importance of various landforms in human geography, including their impact on settlement patterns, agriculture, and economic activities.

   – Exploration of how human activities can both influence and be influenced by the topography of an area.

 Case Studies:

   – Analysis of specific examples of notable landforms around the world.

   – Examining the geological and cultural significance of iconic landscapes.

  1. Geographical Skills:

   – Development of map-reading skills to identify and locate different landforms on maps.

   – Integration of spatial understanding and interpretation through practical exercises.

Through Theme 5, Class 9 students will gain a profound appreciation for the Earth’s dynamic and ever-changing surface, fostering a deeper connection to the natural processes that have sculpted our planet over time.