CBSE Class 9 Science Syllabus 2023-24

Latest 2023-24 Science Syllabus for Class 9

In this page, you can find direct PDF download links to the latest Class 9 Science Syllabus for 2023-24 academic session. We have also added a simple analysis of all the deleted and added topics according to the latest syllabus.

2023-24 Latest Syllabus

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COMPETENCY-BASED QUESTION PAPER DESIGN
S. No. Bloom Typologies (as per NEP 2023) Total %
1 Easy difficulty level:
Remembering | Understanding
46%
2 Medium difficulty level:
Application-based
22%
3 Hard difficulty level:
Analysis | Evaluate | Create
32%
TOTAL 100%
CLASS 9 SCIENCE BLUEPRINT 2023-24
Units Unit Name Marks
I Matter - Its Nature and Behaviour 25
II Organisation in the Living World 22
III Motion, Force and Work 27
IV Food; Food Production 06
INTERNAL ASSESSMENT
Periodic Tests (10) + Subject Enrichment (Practical Work) (05) + Portfolio (05))
20
TOTAL 100

Class 9 Science Experiments List

Practical exercises should be conducted alongside the concepts taught in theory classes.

A. (Unit I Chapter 2)

Preparation of:

  1. a true solution of common salt,sugar and alum
  2. a suspension of soil, chalk powder and fine sand in water
  3. 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

B. (Unit I Chapter 2)

Preparation of

  1. A mixture
  2. A compound using iron filings and sulphur powder and distinguishing between these on the basis of:
  • appearance, i.e., homogeneity and heterogeneity
  • behaviour towards a magnet
  • behaviour towards carbon disulphide as a solvent
  • effect of heat

C. (Unit I Chapter 2)

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

  1. Iron with copper sulphate solution in water
  2. Burning of magnesium ribbon in air
  3. Zinc with dilute sulphuric acid
  4. Heating of copper sulphate crystals
  5. Sodium sulphate with barium chloride in the form of their solutions in water.

D. (Unit II Chapter 5)

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

E. (Unit II Chapter 6)

Identification of Parenchyma, Collenchyma and Sclerenchyma tissues in plants, striped, smooth and cardiac muscle fibres and nerve cells in animals, from prepared slides. Draw their labelled diagrams.

F. (Unit I)

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

G. (Unit I)

Verification of the Laws of Reflection of Sound.

H. (Unit III Chapter 10)

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

I. (Unit III Chapter 10)

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

  1. Tap water
  2. Strongly salty water with the weight of water displaced by it by taking at least two different solids.

J. (Unit I)

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

K. (Unit I Chapter 3)

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

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