CBSE Syllabus for Class 9 Science for Academic year 2019-2020

CBSE class 9 science syllabus provides the overview of the units and chapter under each unit of science subject. It also give the detail of marks allocated to each unit. Based on this marks distribution the CBSE class 9 annual paper will be design. So, its very important for the students to know the the CBSE Syllabus for class 9 Science. It will also help them in planning their studies in advance.

Getting familiar with the CBSE Class 9 Science syllabus gives students an idea about the chapters, marks weightage and time duration. Along with the theory CBSE Class 9 Science syllabus, students will also find the practical science syllabus. To download the complete CBSE Syllabus for Class 9 in PDF format visit the link below.

Download CBSE Class 9 Science Syllabus for 2019-2020

Knowing the CBSE Syllabus for Class 9 Science for academic year 2019-2020 will help students to score well in their exams.

CBSE Class 9 Science Syllabus with Mark Weighatge

The table below shows the CBSE Class 9 Science Syllabus for the academic year 2019-2020 along with marks distribution.

Unit No. Unit Marks Periods
I Matter – Its Nature and Behaviour 23 50
II Organization in the Living World 20 45
III Motion, Force and Work 27 60
IV Our Environment 06 15
V Food; Food Production 04 10
Total 80
Internal assessment 20
Grand Total 100

Students can also check out the syllabus for all the subjects by visiting the CBSE Class 9 Syllabus page at BYJU’S.

CBSE Class 9 Science Practical Syllabus (30 Periods)

Practicals are also important along with the theory concepts. So, here we have provided the CBSE Syllabus for Class 9 Science Practicals. The list of experiment are being listed below.

List of Experiments – CBSE Syllabus for Class 9 Science Practicals

1. Preparation of:

a) a true solution of common salt, sugar and alum

b) a suspension of soil, chalk powder and fine sand in water

c) a colloidal solution of starch in water and egg albumin/milk in water and distinguish between these on the basis of

  • transparency
  • filtration criterion
  • stability

2. Preparation of

a) A mixture

b) A compound

using iron filings and sulphur powder and distinguishing between these on the basis of:

(i) appearance, i.e., homogeneity and heterogeneity

(ii) behaviour towards a magnet

(iii) behaviour towards carbon disulphide as a solvent

(iv) effect of heat

3. Separation of the components of a mixture of sand, common salt and ammonium chloride (or camphor).

4. Perform the following reactions and classify them as physical or chemical changes:

a) Iron with copper sulphate solution in water

b) Burning of magnesium ribbon in air

c) Zinc with dilute sulphuric acid

d) Heating of copper sulphate crystals

e) Sodium sulphate with barium chloride in the form of their solutions in water

5. Preparation of stained temporary mounts of (a) onion peel, (b) human cheek cells & to record observations and draw their labeled diagrams.

6. Identification of Parenchyma, collenchyma and Sclerenchyma tissues in plants, striped, smooth and cardiac muscle fibers and nerve cells in animals, from prepared slides. Draw their labeled diagrams.

7. Determination of the melting point of ice and the boiling point of water.

8. Verification of the Laws of reflection of sound.

9. Determination of the density of solid (denser than water) by using a spring balance and a measuring cylinder.

10. Establishing the relation between the loss in weight of a solid when fully immersed in

a) Tap water

b) Strongly salty water with the weight of water displaced by it by taking at least two different solids.

11. Determination of the speed of a pulse propagated through a stretched string/slinky(helical spring).

12. Study of the characteristics of Spirogyra, Agaricus, Moss, Fern, Pinus (either with male or female cone) and an Angiospermic plant. Draw and give two identifying features of the groups they belong to.

13. Observe the given pictures/charts/models of earthworm, cockroach, bony fish and bird. For each organism, draw their picture and record:

a) one specific feature of its phylum.

b) one adaptive feature with reference to its habitat.

14. Verification of the law of conservation of mass in a chemical reaction.

15. Study of the external features of root, stem, leaf and flower of monocot and dicot plants.

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Practise This Question

Statement 1: Poultry is India's most efficient converter of low-fibre foodstuff into highly nutritious animal protein food.
Statement 2: Poultry birds are fed with food having high fibre content.
Statement 3: Poultry birds give us chicken and eggs which are protein-rich food.

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