HOME SCIENCE (Code No. 064) (CLASSES – IX AND X) (2023-24)
Home science is a practical science that is essential for every individual to handle challenging responsibilities of the life. Home Science as a discipline aims to empower learners by developing understanding of five different areas namely:
l Foods and Nutrition
l Human Development and Childhood Studies l Resource Management
l Fabric and Apparel Sciences
l Community Development and Extension
The subject helps students to understand changing needs of Indian society, academic principles as well as develop professional skills.
Objectives: The syllabus at Secondary level develops an understanding in the learners that the knowledge and skills acquired through Home Science facilitates development of self, family and community. It endeavors to–
l Acquaint learners with the basics of human development with specific reference to self and child.
l Help to develop skills of judicious management of various resources. l Enable learners to become alert and aware consumers.
l Impart knowledge of nutrition and lifestyles to enable prevention and management of diseases.
l Inculcate healthy food habits.
l Help to develop understanding of textiles for selection and care of clothes.
l Develop skills of communication to assist in advocacy and dissemination of knowledge to community.
Home Science (Code No. 064) Class – IX (2023-24)
Course Structure: Theory& Practical Theory: 70Marks
Time: 3 Hrs. Practical: 30Marks
|No.||Units||Marks||No. of Pd.|
|1||Concept and scope of Home Science Education andrecent trends||03||03|
|2||Human growth & Development – I||08||24|
|3||Family and Values||08||15|
|4||Food, Nutrition and Health||15||24|
|5||Fiber and Fabric||15||20|
|7||Measures of Safety and Management of Emergencies||07||12|
Unit I: Concept and scope of Home Science Education and recent trends
- Concept of Home Science
- Fields of Home Science
- Relevance of study of Home Science and career options
- Recent trends
Unit II: Human Growth & Development– I
- Concept of growth and development
- Principles of growth and development
- Factors affecting growth and development (environmental and heredity)
- Age specific milestones (Birth to 3 years)-Physical, motor ,social, emotional,cognitive and language
Unit III: Family and Values
- Concept and types of family
- Role of family in Holistic development of an individual (Physical, Social, Psychological and Spiritual)
- 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)
- Importance of Girl Child.
- Influence of various factors on a family: Globalization, Urbanization, Migration, Technology and Media.
Unit IV: Food, Nutrition and Health
- Definition of Food, Nutrition, Nutrient, Health and Nutritional Status.
- Food and its functions (Physiological, Social and Psychological)
- Nutrients : sources and functions
- Relationship of Food, Health and Diseases
- Malnutrition : concepts and components (over nutrition and under nutrition)
- Concept of Balanced Diet
Unit V: Fibre and Fabric
- Definition of Fiber and Yarn
- Classification of fiber on the basis of origin and length
- Characteristics of fibers: feel, appearance, colour fastness, length, strength, absorbency, shrinkage, elasticity, effect of heat and sunlight.
Unit VI: Resource Management
- Resources : Definition and characteristics
- Types of resources (Human : Time, Energy, Knowledge and attitude Non-Human : Money, materialistic goods and community resources)
- Waste Management – Need to refuse, reduce, reuse, repair and recycle waste.
- Proper disposal of kitchen waste (Biodegradable: Composting, Vermicomposting, Biogas and Bagasse. Non-Biodegradable : Incineration, Landfills and Recycle)
Unit VII: Measures of Safety and Management of Emergencies
- Accident prone / Unsafe Zones at home
- Need of safety at home
- Measures of safety against burns, electric shocks, cuts, fractures, bites, poisoning
- First Aid : Concept and Importance
- Observation of physical development in a child from birth to three years
- Observation of motor skills in a child from birth to 3 years.
- Role of family members: collage / chart etc.
- Design educational games specific to functions or sources of nutrients.
- Weights and measures: Equivalents / conversions of Ounce, gram, cup, teaspoon, tablespoon, how to use a kitchen weighing scale.
- Identification of fruits, vegetables, spices, oils, sugars, cereals and lentils.
- Food processing method demonstration: Germination and Fermentation.
- Collection and Identification of fibre: physical characteristics and burning tests.
- Create a slogan or poster for proper disposal of domestic waste.
- Prepare a first aid kit and practice giving first aid for burns, cuts, bites, fractures, electric shocks (group activity)
SCHEME FOR PRACTICAL EXAMINATION M.M-30 CLASS IX HOME SCIENCE
- LAB ACTIVITY-
- Observation of physical development in a child from birth to three years 3 marks
Observation of motor skills in a child from birth to 3 years.
- Prepare and present a dish using germination OR fermentation(With fire/without fire) 7 Marks
- Identification of fibre using physical characteristics and burning tests 3 Marks
- First Aid Kit 5 Marks
- File Work 10Marks
- Viva 2 Marks
Home Science (Code No. 064) Class – X (2023-24)
Course Structure: Theory& Practical Theory: 70Marks
Time: 3 Hrs. Practical: 30Marks
|Sr.No.||Units||Marks||No. of Pd.|
|1||Human Growth & Development – II||12||20|
|2||Management of Resources||12||20|
|3||Food and Personal Hygiene||08||16|
|5||Food Safety and Consumer Education||12||20|
|6||Care and Maintenance of Fabrics and Apparel||13||20|
Unit I: Human growth &development II
- Play (birth-5 years), role of play in growth & development of children. Types of play- active, passive, natural, serious and exploratory, selection of play material for children.
- Childhood(3 to11 years)-Age specific milestones- Physical, motor, social, emotional, cognitive and language
- Adolescents : Special Features- Physical and biological, motor ,social, emotional,
Cognitive and language
Unit II: Management of Resources: Time, Energy and Money
- Time Management – Definition and Importance
- Time plans – Factors affecting time plan
- Energy Management : Definition and Importance
- Fatigue and work Simplification
Unit III: Food and Personal Hygiene
- Principles of hygienic handling and serving of food
- Hygiene in kitchen
- Personal hygiene of food handler
- Hygiene during food storage
Unit IV: Meal Planning
- Concept of Meal Planning
- Factors affecting meal planning – age, sex, climate, occupation, cost of food items, number of family members, occasion, availability of food, family traditions, likes and dislikes
- Basic food groups given by ICMR
- Use of food groups in planning balanced meal for self and family.
Unit V: Food Safety and Consumer Education
- Problems faced by Consumer- Price variation, poor quality, Faulty weights and measures, Non-availability of goods, Misleading information, Lack of standardized products
- Food adulteration : Concept, adulterants(Metanil yellow, Argemone ,Kesari dal) and harmful effects of these adulterants on human health,
- Food Safety Standards-FSSAI (2006)
Unit VI: Care and Maintenance of Fabrics and Apparel
- Cleaning and finishing agents used in routine care of clothes.
- Stain Removal
- Storage of cotton, silk, wool and synthetics
Practical 30 Marks
- Make a suitable play material for children between birth to 5 years (group activity)
- Plan a balanced meal for yourself.
- Make a time plan to self for one day.
- Write a report on any five malpractices you have observed in the market and write your responsibilities as a consumer in each context.
- Prepare a slogan/poster to create awareness on consumer education
- Remove stains from white cotton fabric: curry, grease, ball pen ink, lipstick, tea and coffee
- List five areas of agreement and disagreement each with parents, siblings and friends, and give your suggestion to improve the relationships.
SCHEME FOR PRACTICAL EXAMINATION CLASS X HOME SCIENCE
|a)||Plan a balanced meal for yourself||5 Marks|
|b)||Prepare a time plan for self for one day||5 Marks|
|c)||Remove any two stain from white cotton sample- curry, grease, ball pen ink, lipstick,tea and coffee||5 marks|
|II||Play Material||8 Marks|
|III||File Work||5 Marks|
|QUESTION PAPER DESIGN 2023-24 HOME SCIENCE (CODE NO. 064) CLASS- IX& XTIME: 3 HOURS||Max. Marks: 70|
|S.No.||Competencies||Total Marks||% Weightage|
|1.||Knowledge and understanding based questions terms, concepts, principles, or theories; Identify,define, or reciteinterpret, compare, contrast, explain, paraphraseinformation)||28||40%|
|2.||Application – or knowledge/concepts basedquestions(Use abstract information in concrete situation, toapply knowledge to new situations. Use given content to interpret asituation, provide an example, or solve a problem)||21||30%|
|3..||Formulation, analysis, Evaluation and creativity based question (Appraise, judge, and /or justify the value or worth of a decision or outcome, or topredict outcomes) Classify, compare, contrast, or differentiatebetween different pieces ofintegrate unique piece of information from a varietyof sources)||21||30%|
NOTE: Internal Choice of 30% will be given