CBSE Class 9 Home Science Syllabus 2020-21| Check Latest Exam Pattern

CBSE has released Class 9 Home Science Syllabus 2020-21. The syllabus released has been revised and reduced to 30 percent due to coronavirus pandemic. The written examination will be of 70 marks while Practical will cover 30 marks.

CBSE Class 9 Home Science Syllabus 2020-21

UnitsMarks 
Concept and scope of Home Science Education and recent trends03
Human growth & Development – I08
Family and Values08
Food, Nutrition and Health15
Fiber and Fabric15
Resource Management14
Measures of Safety and Management of Emergencies07
Total70
Practical30
Grand Total100
Unit I : Concept and scope of Home Science Education and recent trends
a) Concept of Home Science
b) Fields of Home Science
c) Relevance of study of Home Science and career options
d) Recent trends

Unit II : Human Growth & Development– I
a) Concept of growth and development
b) Principles of growth and development
c) Factors affecting growth and development (environmental and heredity)
d) Age specific milestones (Birth to3 years)-Physical, motor ,social, emotional, cognitive and language

Unit III : Family and Values
a) Concept and types of family
b) Role of family in Holistic development of an individual (Physical, Social, Psychological and Spiritual)
c) Ethical and value based society (need for happy family, respect and care for each member of family, Dignity of labour, work distribution within the family)
d) Importance of Girl Child.
e) Influence of various factors on a family : Globalisation, Urbanisation, Migration, Technology and Media.

Unit IV : Food, Nutrition and Health
a) Definition of Food, Nutrition, Nutrient, Health and Nutritional Status.
b) Food and its functions (Physiological, Social and Psychological)
c) Nutrients : sources and functions
d) Relationship of Food, Health and Diseases
e) Malnutrition : concepts and components (over nutrition and under nutrition)
f) Concept of Balanced Diet

Unit V : Fibre and Fabric
a) Definition of Fiber andYarn
b) Classification of fiber on the basis of origin and length
c) Characteristics of fibers : feel, appearance, colour fastness, length, strength, absorbency, shrinkage, elasticity, effect of heat and sunlight.

Unit VI :Resource Management
a) Resources : Definition and characteristics
b) Types of resources (Human : Time, Energy, Knowledge and attitude Non-Human : Money, materialistic goods and community resources)
c) Waste Management – Need to refuse, reduce, reuse, repair and recycle waste.
d) Proper disposal of kitchen waste (Biodegradable : Composting, Vermicomposting, Biogas and Bagass. Non Biodegradable : Inceneration, Land fills and Recycle)

Unit VII : Measures of Safety and Management of Emergencies
a) Accident prone / Unsafe Zones at home
b) Need of safety at home
c) Measures of safety against burns, electric shocks, cuts, fractures, bites, poisoning
d) First Aid : Concept and Importance

Practicals (30 Marks)

1. Observation of physical development in a child from birth to three years
2. Observation of motor skills in a child from birth to 3 years.
3. Role of family members: collage / chart etc.
4. Design educational games specific to functions or sources of nutrients. 
5. Weights and measures: Equivalents / conversions of Ounce, gram, cup, teaspoon, tablespoon, how to use a kitchen weighing scale.
6. Identification of fruits, vegetables, spices, oils, sugars, cereals and lentils.
7. Food processing method demonstration: Germination and Fermentation.
8. Collection and Identification of fibre: physical charateristics and burning tests.
9. Create a slogan or poster for proper disposal of domestic waste .
10. Prepare a first aid kit and practice giving first aid for burns, cuts, bites, fractures, electric shocks (group activity)

Deleted Topics:

• Unit IV : Food, Nutrition and Health: Methods of cooking and processing
• Unit V : Fibre and Fabric: Methods of Fabric construction, Selection of fabric

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