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Download CBSE class 10 Foundation of Information Technology study material in PDF format. MyCBSEguide provides solved papers, board question papers, revision notes and NCERT solutions for CBSE class 10 Foundation of Information Technology. The topics included are The Internet, Internet service, Web Services, Introduction to Database Management using Openoffice Base, Using Openoffice Base, Openoffice Base Queries, Introduction to Web Page Designing using html, More Elements in html, Lists in html, Images, Subscripts and Superscripts, Tables and Links in html, Introduction to xml, Security Issues of IT and Benefits of ict.


Unit I: Basics of Information Technology

Internet: World Wide Web, Web servers, Web sites, Web Pages, Web Browsers, Blogs, Newsgroups, HTML, Web address, Email address, URL, HTTP;

Services available on Internet: Information Retrieval, Locating sites using search engines and finding people on the net, FTP, Downloading and Uploading files from remote site;

Web Services: Chat, email, Video Conferencing, e-Learning, e-Banking, e-Shopping, e-Reservation, e-Groups, Social Networking.

Unit II: Information Processing Tools

Office Tools

Database Management Tool: Basic Concepts and need for a database, Creating a database, Data

Types: Text, Number, Data, Time, Setting the Primary Key, Entering data into a database, Inserting and deleting Fields, Inserting and deleting Records, Field Size, Default Value, Creating Query using Design view.

Information Representation Methods

Hyper Text Markup Language

Introduction to Web Page Designing using HTML, Creating and saving an HTML document, accessing a web page using a web browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Apple Safari, Netscape ,Navigator, Google Chrome);

Elements in HTML: Container and Empty elements, Designing web pages using the following elements:

HTML, HEAD, TITLE, BODY (Attributes: BACKGROUND, BGCOLOR, TEXT, LINK, ALINK, VLINK, LEFT MARGIN, TOP MARGIN), FONT(Attributes: COLOR, SIZE, FACE), BASEFONT(Attributes: COLOR, SIZE, FACE), CENTER, BR (Break), HR(Horizontal Rule, Attributes: SIZE, WIDTH, ALIGN, NO SHADE, COLOR) inserting comments, H1..H6 (Heading), P (Paragraph), B (Bold), I (Italics), U (Underline), UL & OL (Unordered List & Ordered List Attributes: TYPE, START), LI (List Item)

Unit III: IT Applications

Students are suggested to work on the following areas using Database Management Tool on topics implementing the tools covered in the course.


Business Computing

  • Personal Data Record File
  • School/Class Result Record
  • Employee Payroll
  • Stock Inventory
  • Vehicle Parking Record File

Webpage Design

  • My Home Page
  • My School
  • My Family


Unit II: Information Processing Tools

Information Representation Methods

Hyper Text Markup Language

Insertion of images using the element IMG (Attributes: SRC, WIDTH, HEIGHT, ALT, ALIGN), Super Script SUP, Subscript SUB, Creating Table using the element TABLE (BACKGROUND, BGCOLOR, WIDTH, CELLSPACING, CELLPADDING, BORDER), TR, TH, TD, ROWSPAN, COLSPAN, Internal and External Linking between Web Pages: Significance of linking, A - Anchor Element (Attributes: NAME, HREF, TITLE, MAILTO)


Introduction to XML, Difference between XML and HTML with respect to the following: Data separation, data sharing, document structure, tags, nesting of elements, attributes, values.

XML Elements - Defining own tags in XML, root elements, child elements and their attributes; Comments in XML, White space and new line in XML, well formed XML documents, validating XML documents, XML Parser, Viewing XML documents in a web browser.

Unit III: IT Applications

Students are suggested to work on the following areas using HTML on topics implementing the elements covered in the course.


Website Designing

  • Personal Blog with Name, Photo, Areas of Interest, School, State, Country
  • School Website - Infrastructure, Facilities, Uniform, Motto, School Pictures, Extra-Curricular Activities, Subject and Language Options
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Statistics on Indian - State wise Area, Population, Literacy (Enrolment in Primary, Middle, Secondary, Senior Secondary), Gender Ratio
  • Environment (Save Energy) and Pollution (Global Warming)

Unit IV: Societal Impacts of IT

Virus, Worms, Trojans and Anti-Virus Software, Spyware, Malware, Spams, Data Backup and recovery tools and methods, Online Backups, Hacker and Cracker with regard to Computer Data and Applications, Social Networking Information security provisions in e-commerce, Benefits of ICT in Education, Healthcare, Governance, Virtual, School, emergence of Knowledge economy, Impact of ICT on Society: Knowledge based society, Infomania, Digital Unity and Digital Divide.

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