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Biology Class 9 ICSE CISCE Topics and Syllabus

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CISCE Syllabus For Class 9 Biology: 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 CISCE Class 9 Biology syllabus for the academic year 2023-2024 is based on the Board's guidelines. Students should read the Class 9 Biology 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 CISCE Class 9 Biology Syllabus pdf 2023-2024. They will also receive a complete practical syllabus for Class 9 Biology in addition to this.

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Syllabus

CISCE Class 9 Biology Syllabus for Introducing Biology

CISCE Class 9 Biology Syllabus for Basic Biology

2.1 Cell : the Unit of Life
2.2 Tissues : Plant and Animal Tissues

CISCE Class 9 Biology Syllabus for Flowering Plants

3.1 The Flower

CISCE Class 9 Biology Syllabus for Plant Physiology

4.1 Seeds - Structure and Germination
4.2 Respiration in Plants

CISCE Class 9 Biology Syllabus for Diversity in Living Organisms / Eco Systems

5.1 Five Kingdom Classification
5.2 Economic Importance of Bacteria and Fungi
  • Bacteria 
    • Bacteria - Bacteria Friends or Foes?
    • Bacteriology - Milestones in Bacteriology
    • Characteristic features of Bacteria
    1. Habitat
    2. Size and Shape
    3. Cellular Structure
    4. Nutrition
    5. Locomotion
    6. Life Cycle
    7. Reproduction
    • Life Processes in Bacteria 
      • Life process in bacteria
      1. Movement
      2. Respiration - Aerobic and Anaerobic respiration
      3. Nutrition - Autotrophic and Heterotrophic Bacteria
      4. Reproduction - Asexual and Sexual Reproduction
  • Useful Role of Bacteria in Medicine 
  • Useful Role of Bacteria in Agriculture 
  • Useful Role of Bacteria in Industry 
  • Harmful Role of Bacteria 
  • Fungi 
    • Fungi - World War II and Penicillin History speaks on fungi
    • Mycology - Milestones in Mycology
    • General characteristic features 
    1. Habitat
    2. Size and Shape
    3. Cellular Structure
    4. Nutrition
    5. Locomotion
    6. Life Cycle
    7. Reproduction
    • Economic Importance of Fungi 
      • Economic importance of fungi
      1. Beneficial activities
        (a) Food
        (b) Medicine 
        (c) Industries
        (d) Production of Organic acid
        (e) Bakery and Brewery
        (f) Production of enzymes
        (g) Agriculture
      2. Harmful activities
  • Ecosystem 
  • Structure of an Ecosystem 
    • Biotic Components
    1. Producers
    2. Primary consumers
    3. Secondary consumers
    4. Tertiary consumers
    • Abiotic Components
    1. Sunlight
    2. Air
    3. Water
    4. Temperature
    5. Soil
    • Interaction between biotic and abiotic factors in an ecosystem

CISCE Class 9 Biology Syllabus for Human Anatomy and Physiology

6.3 Skeleton - Movement and Locomotion
  • Human Skeleton System 
    • The Human skeleton: Exoskeleton and Endoskeleton
    • Function of Human skeleton
    • Constituents of Skeleton
  • Bone and Its Types 
    • Bone
    • Types of Bones
    1. Long Bones
    2. Short Bones
    3. Flat Bones
    4. Irregular Bones
  • The Human Skeleton: Axial Skeleton 
    • Axial skeleton
    1. Skull (22 bones): Cranial (8 bones), Facial (14 bones), Hyoid bone (1 bone), ear ossicles (6 bones)
    2. Vertebral Column (26 bones): Atlas, cervical region (7), thoracic region (12), lumbar region (5), sacral region (1-fused) and coccygeal region (1-fused)
    3. Sternum and Ribs: Sternum, Ribs, Bicephalic, Seven pairs, True ribs, False ribs, Veretebra-chondral ribs, Floating ribs.
  • The Human Skeleton: Appendicular Skeleton 
    • Appendicular Skeleton
    1. Forelimb (30 bones)
    2. Hind limb (30 bones)
    • Girdles
    1. Each half of the pectoral girdle consists of:
      ⇒ Clavicle
      ⇒ Acromion
      ⇒ Glenoid cavity
    2. Each half of the pelvie girdle consists of:
      ⇒ Acetabulum
  • Joints and Its Classification 
    • Joints
    • Classification of joints
    1. Fibrous Joint
    2. Cartilaginous Joint
    3. Synovial Joint
      ⇒ Types of synovial joints
      a) Ball and Socket Joint
      b) Hinge Joint
      c) Pivot Joint
      d) Gliding Joint
      e) Saddle Joint
  • Muscular System 
    • Structure of muscles
    • How do muscles work?
    • Coordination of Muscles
    • Antagonistic Muscles
  • Muscles and Its Types 
    1. Voluntary Muscles or Skeletal Muscles
    2. Involuntary Muscles or Smooth muscle
    3. Cardiac Muscles
  • Lever Mechanisms 
6.4 Skin - "The Jack of All Trades"
6.5 The Respiratory System
  • Respiration 
    • Respiration
    • Need for Respiration
    • Significance of Respiration
  • Respiration in Organisms 
    • Why do we respire?
    • Respiration in organisms
    • The need for respiration in organisms
  • Formation of ATP 
    • Why do we need energy?
    • Formation of ATP
    • Animals need more energy
    • Birds and mammals need still more energy
  • Types of Respiration: Aerobic and Anaerobic Respiration 
    • Cellular respiration
    • Types of cellular respiration
    1. Aerobic Respiration
    2. Anaerobic Respiration
    • Aerobic respiration in plant/animal
    • Anaerobic respiration in plant/animal
    • Differences in anaerobic respiration in plants and animals
  • Parts of Respiration 
    1. Breathing 
    2. Gaseous transport
    3. Tissue respiration
    4. Cellular respiration
  • Human Respiratory System 
    • Conducting Part: 
    1. Nose
    2. Nasal cavity
    3. Pharynx 
    4. Larynx
    5. Trachea
    6. Bronchi
    7. Bronchioles
    8. Terminal bronchioles
    • Respiratory Part
    1. External Nostrils
    2. Nasal Chamber
    3. Pharynx
    4. Larynx
    5. Trachea
    6. Lungs: Bronchi and Alveoli
    • Stages of respiration in human being involve
  • Breathing – Respiratory Cycle 
    • Inspiration (Inhalation)
    • Expiration (Exhalation)
    • Exchange of gases in the Alveoli
    • Difference between inhalation and exhalation
    • Differences between breathing and respiration
    • Model to show mechanism of breathing
    • Control of breathing movements
  • Capacities of the Lungs 
  • Inspired Air Vs. Expired Air 
    • Effect of altitude of breathing
  • Hypoxia and Asphyxiation 
  • Experiments on Breathing and Respiration 
    1. To demonstrate that water is lost during breathing
    2. To demonstrate that CO2 is given out in breathing
    3. To demonstrate the action of the diaphragm during breathing
    4. To measure the volume of expired air
    5. To show that oxygen is taken in by animals during respiration

CISCE Class 9 Biology Syllabus for Health and Hygiene

7.1 Hygiene - [A Key to Healthy Life]
7.2 Diseases : Cause and Control
  • Disease 
    • Diseases
    • Identification of disease
  • Categories of Disease 
    • Categories of Disease
    1. Extent of occurrence
      - Endemic diseases
      - Epidemic diseases
      - Pandemic diseases
      - Sporadic diseases
    2. Communicability: Communicable or Infectious diseases & Non- Communicable or Non-Infectious diseases
    3. Kinds of pathogens
    4. Kinds of transmitting agents
    5. Congenital diseases and acquired diseases
    6. Other types of diseases
      - Infectious diseases
      - Hereditary diseases
      - Physiological diseases
      - Deficiency diseases
  • Non-communicable or Non-infectious Diseases 
    • Non-communicable or Non-infectious diseases
    • Causes of Non-infectious diseases
    • Non-communicable examples
  • Communicable Or Infectious Diseases 
    • Communicable or Infectious diseases
    • Causes of Communicable or Infectious diseases
    • Communicable examples
    • Incubation period
  • Common Diseases in Human Beings 
    • Bacterial Diseases 
      • Bacterial diseases in human beings
      • Typhoid ( Enteric fever)
      • Pneumonia
      • Shigellosis (Bacillary dysentery)
      • Bubonic plague (Black death)
      • Diphtheria
      • Cholera
      • Tetanus (Lock jaw)
      • Tuberculosis
      • Syphilis
      • Whooping cough (Pertussis)
      • Dysentery
      • Plague
    • Protozoan Diseases 
      • Protozoan Diseases
      • Malaria
      • Amoebiasis
      • African sleeping sickness
      • Kala-azar
  • Viral Diseases 
    • Viral Diseases
    • Common Viral Diseases
    1. Common cold
    2. HIV/AIDS
    3. Chicken pox
    4. Hepatitis
  • Vector Borne Diseases 
    • Vector
    • Vector Borne Diseases: Mosquitoes, Cockroaches and Rats
    1. Malaria
    2. Elephantiasis (filariasis)
    3. Yellow fever
    4. Dengue
    • Control of mosquitoes:
    1. Spraying
    2. Elimination of breeding places
    3. Spraying on stagnant water
    4. Biological control
7.3 Aids to Health

CISCE Class 9 Biology Syllabus for Waste Generation and Management

  • Waste and Its Categories 
    • Waste
    • Categories of Waste
    1. Domestic waste
    2. Industrial waste
    3. Agricultural waste
    4. Municipal waste
    5. e-waste (electronic waste)
    6. Science teaching and research laboratories wastes
    7. Biological waste
    8. Non Biological waste
  • Methods of Safe Disposal of Waste 
    • Methods of Safe Disposal of Waste
    1. Segregation
    2. Dumping
    3. Composting 
    4. Drainage
    5. Treatment of Effluents before Discharge
    6. Incineration
    7. Scrubbers
    8. Electrostatic Precipitators

CISCE Class 9 Biology Syllabus for Vegetative Propagation

CISCE Class 9 Biology Syllabus for Biotechnology Applications

  • Commercial Applications of Biotechnology 
    1. Crop Biotechnology
      a) Hybrid Seeds
      b) Genetically Modified Crops - Bt Cotton, Bt Brinjal, Golden Rice, Herbicide tolerant plants
      c) Biofertilizers
    2. Animal Husbandry
    3. Human Health
      a) Vaccines and Vaccination - Edible Vaccines
      b) Treatment
      c) Interferon
      d) Gene therapy
      e) Cloning - Reproductive cloning, Therapeutic cloning
    4. Industrial Products / White Biotechnology
    5. Environment and Biotechnology
    6. Food Biotechnology
    7. DNA fingerprinting

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