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

Science is an important subject to study so that students get to know the importance of science in our daily activities. Class 9 science syllabus contains all the important topics which will help students to develop their skills and prepare for Class 9 science examination. Getting familiar with the CBSE Class 9 Science syllabus gives students an idea about the chapter-wise importance for a particular topic, marks weighatge, time duration, practical, assignments. Knowing the CBSE Syllabus for Class 9 Science for academic year 2019-2020 will help students to score well in their Class 9 examination.

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Class 9 Science Syllabus with Mark Weighatge

Class 9 Science students of CBSE board can get the latest syllabus for the academic year 2019-2020 here along with marking scheme.

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

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Class 9 Practical Syllabus (30 Periods)

Practicals should be conducted alongside the concepts taught in theory classes. (LIST OF EXPERIMENTS)

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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Which of the following class of animals have hair on their skin?