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HOME SCIENCE (Code No. 064)
(CLASS – XI)
(Human Ecology and Family Sciences)
Home Science as a discipline aims to empower learners by developing understanding of five different
1 Food and Nutrition
2 Human Development, Childhood Studies
3 Resource Management
4 Fabric and Apparel Science
5 Development Communications and Extension
The subject helps students to understand changing needs of Indian society, academic principles as well as develop professional skills.This would make them competent to meet challenges of becoming a responsible citizen.
Objectives: The syllabus at Senior 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 –
1 Acquaint learners with the basics of human development with specific reference to self and child.
2 Help to develop skills of judicious management of various resources.
3 Enable learners to become alert and aware consumers.
4 Impart knowledge of nutrition and lifestyles to enable prevention and management of diseases.
5 Inculcate healthy food habits.
6 Help to develop understanding of textiles for selection and care of clothes.
7 Develop skills of communication to assist in advocacy and dissemination of knowledge to community.
Theory: 70Marks Total Periods 180
Introduction: Evolution of the discipline and its relevance to 05
the quality of life
Unit I: Understanding oneself: Adolescence 55
Ch-2 Understanding the self
A. „Who am I‟?
B. Development and Characteristics of the self
C. Influences on identity
-Biological and physical changes
Ch-3 Food, nutrition, health and fitness- Introduction, Balanced Diet, Health and Fitness, Using basic food groups for planning balanced diets, Vegetarian food guide, Dietary patterns in adolescence, modifying diet related behavior, Factors influencing eating behavior, Eating disorders at adolescence.
Ch-4 Management of resources - time, money, energy and space- Introduction, Human and Non- Human Resources, Individual and shared resources,Natural and community resources, Characteristics of Resources, Managing resources, The management process.
Ch-5 Fabric around Us- Introduction, Fibre properties, Classification of textile fibres, Yarns, Fabric production, Textile Finishing.
Ch-6 Media and communication technology- Communication and communication technology, What is media? What is communication technology?
Unit II: Understanding family, community and society 30
Ch-7 Relationships and interactions with „significant others‟:
-School - peers and educators
-Community and Society
Ch-8 Concerns and needs in diverse contexts: Family, school, community and society Key areas:
a. Health, Nutrition and Hygiene- Introduction, Health and its dimensions, Health care, Indicators of Health, Nutrition and Health,Nutrients, Factors affecting nutritional well- being, Nutritional problems and their consequences, Hygiene and Sanitation.
b. Work, Worker and workplace- Introduction, Work, Worker,Workplace.
c. Resource availability and Management- Time Management, Space Management.
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