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Home Science Class 9 English Medium CBSE Topics and Syllabus

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CBSE Syllabus For Class 9 Home Science: Knowing the Syllabus is very important for the students of Class 9. Shaalaa has also provided a list of topics that every student needs to understand.

The CBSE Class 9 Home Science syllabus for the academic year 2022-2023 is based on the Board's guidelines. Students should read the Class 9 Home Science Syllabus to learn about the subject's subjects and subtopics.

Students will discover the unit names, chapters under each unit, and subtopics under each chapter in the CBSE Class 9 Home Science Syllabus pdf 2022-2023. They will also receive a complete practical syllabus for Class 9 Home Science in addition to this.

Academic year:
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100 Concept and Scope of Home Science Education and Recent Trends
  • Introduction to five streams of Home Science.
  • Relevance of study of Home Science and career options.
  • Recent trends
200 Human Growth and Development
  • Concept of growth and development
  • Principles of growth and development
300 Family - a Unit of Society

a) Concept and types of family

b) Role of family in:

  • Holistic development of an individual
  • Development of value based society
  • Importance of girl child

c) Influence of various factors on a family: Globalisation, urbanisation, migration, technology and media.

400 Food, Nutrition and Health
  • Definition of food, nutrition, nutrient, balanced diet and health (WHO)
  • Food and its functions (physiological, social and psychological)
  • Relationship of food and health
  • Eating disorders: Special emphasis on lifestyle problems- Anorexia,bulimia,obesity and their consequences.
500 Fibre and Fabric
  • Definition of fibre and yarn.
  • Classification of fibre on the basis of origin and length.
  • Characteristics of fibres- feel, appearance, colour fastness, length, strength, absorbency, shrinkage, elasticity, effect of heat and sunlight.
  • Methods of construction of fabrics -brief description of weaving, knitting and felting.
600 Resource Management; Community Development
  • Optimum use of resources; water and electricity.
  • Waste management - need to refuse, reduce, reuse, repair and recycle wastes.
  • Proper disposal of kitchen wastes.
  • Schemes and Programmes for Community development: Objectives and Provision of ICDS, SABLA and Jan Dhan Yojna.
700 Term 1 Practical

1. Observe and analyse the use of technology in your family and discuss with elders the alternatives in former time.

2. Record the daily expenses of your family for a week. Family size. Suggest ways to reduce unnecessary expenditures.

3. Identification and use of kitchen tools and at least any five e.g. Refrigerator Cooling Gas Mixer Grinder Microwave, Smokeless Chullah, Pressure Cooker etc.

4. Weights and Measures: Equivalents/conversions of Ounce, Gram, cup, teaspoon, tablespoon. How to use a kitchen weighing scale.

5. Identification of fruits, vegetables, spices, oils, sugars, cereals and lentils.

6. Prepare sandwiches (at least 2 varieties).

7. Collection and Identification of fabrics: physical and burning tests.

8. Take a case study of a house for disposal of kitchen wastes and encourage segregation of biodegradable and non degradable wastes, through creating slogans / posters etc.

9. File work

10. Viva Voce

800 Food Groups and Nutrients
  • Basic food groups and their functions
  • Sources and functions of nutrients- Proteins, Carbohydrates , Fats, Vitamins (A,B,C,D,E) and Minerals (Calcium, Iron and Iodine) & water.
900 Scientific Methods of Food Preparation
  • Conservation and enhancement of nutrients while preparing and cooking food.
  • Brief description of methods of cooking: advantages, disadvantages, suitability for foods effect on nutrients (boiling, direct steaming,pressure-cooking, roasting, baking, shallow and deep-frying, solar cooking)
1000 Elements of Art and Their Application
  • Elements of art- line, colour, texture and shape
  • Principles of design - Balance, Proportion harmony, rythum and emphasis
  • Application of elements of art and dress desiging.
1100 Consumer Education; Communication
  • Definition of a consumer.
  • Problems faced by consumers.
  • Consumer rights and responsibilities
  • Communication: i) Concepts ii) Ways to make communication effective
1200 Selection of Fabric and Apparel
  • Characteristics of fabric (Cotton, Wool, Silk, Nylon, Blended fibres)-drape, warmness/ coolness, wrinkle resistance, durability etc.
  • Factors affecting selection of fabric: age, purpose occupation, occasion, fashion, figure, climate, comfort and cost.
1300 Measures of Safety and Management of Emergencies
  • Measures of safety against burns, electric shock, and food poisoning.
  • Management of emergencies first aid for cuts, fractures, burns, electric shock, poisoning and bites (snake, dog)
1400 Term 2 Practical

1. Type pr 6 from term I

2. Prepare snacks /dishes using different (atleast three) methods of cooking. Evaluate and record taste, texture and colour of prepared dishes/snacks.

3. Prepare an article using elements of art.

4. Prepare and present a skit on any social issue.

5. Evaluate suitability of given fabric, based on factors affecting selection.

6. Practice giving first aid for cuts, burns, bites, fractures and electric shocks.

7. Practice dressings for wounds on hand, elbow, finger, wrist and ankle.

8. File work

9. Viva Voce

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