ISC Syllabus Home Science A

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HOME SCIENCE 

Aims:

1. To develop an understanding of the terms, concepts and principles used in the study of the discipline of Home Science.

2. To develop thought, inquiry, insight and understanding of issues involved in running a home, providing adequate nutrition, meal planning, care of textiles and clothing, budgeting, and family care.

3. To inculcate an appreciation of aesthetic balance, economy and efficiency with regard to home.

4. To foster an understanding of the changes that take place during growth and development of children.

5. To equip an adolescent with the knowledge and skills necessary for management of the self.

6. To foster an understanding of children in difficult circumstances, problems of the elderly and individuals with special needs.

CLASS XI

There will be two papers in the subject.

Paper I: Theory: 3 hours…. 70 Marks

Paper II: Practical: 3 hours..... 30 Marks

PAPER I -THEORY

There will be one paper of 3 hours duration divided into 2 parts.

Part I (20 marks) (Compulsory) will consist of short answer questions covering the entire syllabus.

Part II (50 marks) will consist of eight questions, which will require detailed answers. Candidates will be required to answer five out of eight questions.

1. Concept and Scope of Home Science

(i) Introduction to the five streams in Home Science and how they integrate to form a meaningful whole.

To explain that Home Science is an umbrella term for a field of Applied Sciences, made up of Foods & Nutrition, Resource Management, Human Development, Textiles & Clothing and Communication & Extension.

(ii) Importance and relevance of the study of Home Science.

The need for studying each aspect of Home Science - enables a scientific understanding of the field and allows for research in the discipline, which reinforces the theoretical perspectives.

Immense practical value of the discipline in everyday life - a study of Home Science helps in the ultimate understanding of the self, people and various social, emotional and biological factors necessary for human survival.

(iii) Career options in Home Science.

A brief study on various career options available for Home Science students.

2. Food and Nutrition

(i) A review of the relationship between food and health, the importance of a balanced diet for everyday life.

Classification of food on the basis of nutrients and functions. Functions of food: physiological, psychological and social; assessment of nutritional status and calorie intake on the basis of poverty line.

Concept of balanced diet, food and nutritional requirements for family (ICMR tables). Understanding of terms like mortality, morbidity and longevity and their relationship to food.

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