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Home Science Class 10 ICSE CISCE Topics and Syllabus

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CISCE Syllabus For Class 10 Home Science: Knowing the Syllabus is very important for the students of Class 10. Shaalaa has also provided a list of topics that every student needs to understand.

The CISCE Class 10 Home Science syllabus for the academic year 2023-2024 is based on the Board's guidelines. Students should read the Class 10 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 CISCE Class 10 Home Science Syllabus pdf 2023-2024. They will also receive a complete practical syllabus for Class 10 Home Science in addition to this.

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Syllabus

CISCE Class 10 Home Science Syllabus for Home Management

1.1 Management of Household Finances: Budgeting and Saving

Concept and importance of family budget; types of family budgets (surplus, balanced, deficit); factors affecting family budget (composition of the family, life cycle, socio-economic status); steps in preparing a family budget; An understanding of how budgeting helps in proper planning and judicious utilization of available resources. Concept and importance of saving

1.2 Space Organisation in the Kitchen

Characteristics and considerations of a good kitchen; layout and planning of kitchens: one-walled, corridor, L-shaped, U-shaped, Island. Modular kitchen. Characteristics and considerations of a good kitchen: aspect, size, colour, ventilation, walls, flooring, work counters, lighting, storage; Work triangle: meaning and the three centres - preliminary preparation, cooking and washing. An introduction to the design of kitchen space with respect to placement of work centres for preparation, cooking, washing, service and storage, for the most efficient utilisation of space and saving time and energy; concept of modular kitchens.

1.3 Home Furnishing

Meaning of home furnishing; objectives of home furnishing: beauty, expressiveness, functionalism; factors affecting selection of furnishings: curtains, floor coverings (carpets).

CISCE Class 10 Home Science Syllabus for Growth and Development During Middle Childhood

2.1 Milestones of Development

Meaning and characteristics of gang age. Growth and development between 6 - 12 years of age with respect to physical, social and emotional (meaning and characteristics of each type of development).

2.2 Role of the Family, Peer Group and School in Middle Childhood

Meaning of peer group; the role of the family, peer group, and school in the social development process of the child. 

2.3 Common Learning Difficulties of Children; Role of Family, School and Peers.

Meaning of the term learning difficulty; Meaning and symptoms of dyslexia and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). Role of the family, school, and peers in acceptance of and sensitization towards children with learning difficulties.

CISCE Class 10 Home Science Syllabus for Meal Planning

3.1 Meal Planning for the Family
3.2 Hygienic Handling and Storage of Food - Household Methods of Preservation of Food
  • Hygienic Handling 

    Definition of the term food hygiene; Hygienic handling of food during purchase, storage, preparation, and serving. Importance of personal hygiene while handling food. Sanitation and safety in the kitchen.

  • Storage of Food 

    Meaning and examples of perishable, semi-perishable, and non-perishable food items: Storage of perishable, semi perishable, and non-perishable food items commonly available at home; use of convenience foods- advantages and disadvantages.

  • Household Methods of Preservation of Food 

    Definition of food preservation; household methods of food preservation: sun drying, freezing, pickling, use of salt, sugar, spices, oil, and chemical preservatives.

CISCE Class 10 Home Science Syllabus for Selection and Care of Textiles and Clothing

4.1 Laundering of Clothes
  • Laundering of Clothes 

    Household methods of laundering of cotton, silk, wool and synthetics (step wise), use of detergents, soaps, starch, blue and optical brighteners.

Household methods of laundering of cotton, silk, wool and synthetics (step wise), use of detergents, soaps, starch, blue and optical brighteners.

CISCE Class 10 Home Science Syllabus for Communication and Extension

5.1 Understanding Terminology Related to Development, Some Developmental Schemes and Programmes in India
  • Meaning of the following terms: Gender discrimination, women’s empowerment, child labour, human trafficking, child abuse, female infanticide/foeticide, carbon footprint, endangered species.
  • A brief understanding, significance, and target group of each of the following:
    − Ayushman Bharat or Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana;
    − Ujjwala Yojna;
    − Pradhanmantri Jan Dhan Yojna.
5.2 Communication Aids
  • Communication Aids 

    Meaning and uses of communication aids; Poster, brochure, pamphlets, puppet shows, street play: effective usage of these communication aids for addressing various social concerns.

Meaning and uses of communication aids; Poster, brochure, pamphlets, puppet shows, street play: effective usage of these
communication aids for addressing various social concerns.

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