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Secondary : Home Science (216)

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Overview

 

Home science subject consists of five specialisations,

(1) Food and nutrition >

(2) Human Development

(3) Family Resource Management

(4) Textile and Apparel Science.

(5) Extension and Communication.

Five specialisationsintegrate the life skills which equip the learner to face the challenges of life in changing scenario of eating habit, health, fashion, child care, family dynamics, market, media, mobile apps, entrepreneurship, laws & regulations etc. The learner finds his or her path to walk upon in future.

Sky is limit for Home Science learners. The learner gains the knowledge, skills and abilities in each field of specializations. The learner with creative bend of mind may find career in planning and cooking healthy meals, fabric weaving and printing, work for play school, making utility articles. The learners are made sensitive towards their food habits, cooking practices and health of the all family members, care and selection of clothes, environment, safety, cleanliness, hygiene & sanitation in houses, role of ethics, values and positive attitude in people as well as consumer rights and responsibilities in the market

Learners develop managerial skills through time, energy and money & resource management. Home Science equips the learner in all aspects of life.


 

Syllabus

COURSE LAYOUT

Lesson No.

Lesson Name

Weeks

1

What is Home Science

Week-1

2

Food and its Nutrients

Week-2

3

Food Groups

Week-3

4

Methods of Cooking Food

Week-4

5

Preservation of Food

Week-5

6

Environment

Week-6

7

Health

Week-7

8

Communicable and Life Style diseases

Week-8

9

Care and Maintenance of Fabric

Week-9

10

Fibre to Fabric

Week-10

11

Fabric Finishes

Week-11

12

Housing

Week-12

13

Safety in Home

Week-13

14

Introduction to Resources

Week-14

15

Managing Time & Energy

Week-15

16

Managing Income

Week-16

17

Life Begins

Week-17

18

Concept of Development

Week-18

19

My family and I

Week-19

20

Adolescence : Charms and Challenges

Week-20

21

Ethics in Daily Life

Week-21

22

Consumer! Beware, Be Aware

Week-22

Taught by

Dr. Sandhya Kumar

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