Class 9 Science Karnataka Board Syllabus

Karnataka Board Science Syllabus

Class 9 Science Karnataka Board Syllabus

1.The Living World

  • Lower Form of Life
    • Lower forms of life
    • Bacteria
    • Blue-green algae
    • Golden-brown algae
    • Protozoa
  • Non Chordates
    • Porifera to chinodermata
    • Habitat, Structure, General Characteristics, Mode of nutrition, Reproduction, Economic importance and examples with reference to the above mentioned groups
  • Cell Division
    • Mitosis
    • Meiosis

2.Materials

  • Properties of Matter, Malleability, ductility, elasticity
  • Expansion of solids, liquids, gases
  • Anomalous expansion of water and application
  • Specific heat and latent heat
  • Bimetallic strips and applications
  • Thermostat-uses
  • Synthetic materials
    • Cement – Composition, manufacturing and users
    • Plastic – types, uses
    • Plastic – As a non-degradable waste
    • Degradable plastic properties and uses of few Inorganic compounds Sodium Carbonate, Sodium Bi-carbonate, Aateium plaster of paris, Nitrozacid

3.How Things work

  • Basics of computer
  • Hardware, software
  • Electricity, ohm’s law, resistance, problems
  • Light and nature of light
  • Fluroscent and Incandescent light
  • Photo electric effect, applications
  • Laser
  • Lens, lens formula
  • Image formation
  • Optical instruments
  • Camera
  • Telescope
  • Microscope
  • Binoculars
  • Electronic configuration
    • Atomic numbers 1 to 20
    • Orbital, Suborbital and sub energy levels
    • Pouli’s exclusion principle
    • Aufban and Hund’s rule

4.Food

  • Malnutrition
    • Over and under nutrition
  • Deficiency Disorders
    • Phynoderma
    • Kwashiorkar
    • Nutritional Marasmus
    • Night Blindness
    • Beri Beri
    • Scurvy
    • Rickets
    • Osteomalacia
    • Simple goitre
    • Anaemia
  • Food protection and preservation
    • Chemical method, Dehydration, Radiation method, cold storage, freezing, Pasteurization, Wrapping, coating method and canning
  • Food Adulteration
    • Adulterants
    • Effects of adulteration
    • Simple tests to detect adulteration
    • Preventive measures
    • Quality controlling agencies
  • Fertilizers
    • Manufactures of fertilizers
    • Physical and Chemical Properties
    • Selection of fertilizer and uses
    • NH3 as a constituent of fertilizer
    • Synthesis of ammonia
    • Manufacture of super phosphate

5.Microbes and Man

  • Role of microbes in environmental Management
    • Decompostition of organic matter
    • Ecological and Biological balance
    • Mentioning of carbon and nitrogen cycles
    • Water purification, Sewage treatment
  • Role of microbes in
    • Soil fertility
    • Genetic engineering
  • Beneficial aspects of microbes, application of microbes in
    • Food industry
    • Pharmaceutical industry
    • Leather industry
    • Brewing industry

6.Environmental Science

  • Nutrient flow
    • Biogeo chemical cycles
      • Carbon, Nitrogen, Oxygen, Water cycles
  • Natural Resources
    • Metallic ores of Karnataka
    • By products of Coal
    • Conservation of natural resources
      • Water
      • Soil
      • Forest
      • Wild life
      • Fossil fuel

7.Life Processes

  • Transport of substances
  • Transport in plants
    • Transport of food and water in plants
    • Definition of transport system
    • Importance of transport system
    • Ascent of sap
    • Forces responsible and involved in ascent of sap
    • Organic translocation
  • Transport in Animals
    • Transport in Animals – Amoeba, Cockroach and Man
    • Circulatory systems in cockroach and in man
    • Lymphatic system
    • Disorders related to human heart
  • Loss of water in plants
    • Transpiration
    • Definition of transpiration & types
      • Cuticular
      • Lenticular
      • Stomata
    • Difference between transpiration and evaporation
    • Importance of transpiration
  • Excretion in animals
    • Excretory system in animals
    • Definition of excretion
    • Excretion in amoeba, Cockroach, man
    • Structure and function of human kidney
      • Urine formation in man
      • Skis as an excretory organ
      • Disorders related to excretory system

8.Reproduction and Health

  • Reproduction in Animals
    • Reproduction in Animals
    • Reproduction in Amoeba
    • Reproduction in Cockroach
    • Reproductive system of male and female Cockroach
      • Metamorphosis in Cockroach
  • Human Reproduction
    • Male reproductive system
    • Female reproductive system
    • Reproductive cycle
    • Fertilization and development
    • Advantages of internal fertilization
    • Twins
    • Artificial Reproductive Techniques

9.Motion

  • Circular Motion
  • Centripetal Force
  • Centrifugal force
  • Gravitation
  • Universal law of gravitation
  • Acceleration due to gravity & problems
  • Chemical bonding and its types – reactions
    • Bond formation
      • Covalent
      • Ionic
      • Metallic
  • Radioactivity
    • Hydrogen
    • Pi
    • Sigma
    • Oxidation and reduction reactions
    • Alpha, beta and gama
    • Irotopes
    • Radioisotopes

10.Energy, Work and force

  • Electric Energy
  • Effects
  • Ohm’s law – (detailed) Problems
  • Electromagnetic Mediation
  • Uses
  • Electromagnetic spectrum
  • Photo Electric effect uses

11.Space Science

  • Structure of sun
  • Solar system
  • Inner planets
  • Comets
  • Asteroids
  • Natural Satellites
  • Meteoroids
  • Kepler laws of planetary motion

12.Evolution of Life

  • Evidences in favour of Evolution
    • Evidences supporting evolution
      • Comparative anatomy
      • Vestigial organs
      • Embryological evidence
      • Fossil evidence
        • Definition of a fossil
        • Types
        • Dating of fossils
        • Living fossils Peripatus, Dipnoi
        • Archeopteryx
        • Prototheria
  • Geological Time Scale
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