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NIOS

Sr.Secondary : Home Science (321)

NIOS via Swayam

Overview

Home Science trains the learners in life skills and equips both men and women in following aspects through 5 modules and 2 optional modules.The Art and Science of Managing Home” focuses on concept of the subject in three lessons.Food and Nutrition details about Food, Nutrition, cooking and Health via six lessons.Resource Management trains in management of Resources, Time, Energy, Income Space, Household Equipment’s, Environment, Energy and the Consumer.Human Development includes different aspects of growth and development in different stages of life.Textiles and Clothing talks about fibre, yarn, fabric, textile finishes and also the selection and care of fabric.Two optional modules are meant for choice. One is Housekeeping and second is Creative hand embroidery.

Syllabus


Lesson No.

Lesson Name

Weeks

1

Home, family and
Home science

Week-1

2

Ethics in daily life

3

Family, health and
Security

4

Food, nutrition and
health

Week-2

5

Meal planning

Week-3

6

Nutritional status

Week-4

7

Purchase and storage of food

Week-5

8

Preparation of food

Week-6

9

Food preservation

Week-7

10

Family resource management

Week-8

11

Time and energy management book

Week-9

12

Space management

Week-10

13

Income management

Week-11

14

Energy conservation

Week-12

15

Environment management

Week-13

16

Household equipment

Week-14

17

Consumer education

Week-15

18

Growth and development

Week-16

19

Growth and development

Week-17

20

Adolescence

Week-18

21

Concerns and issues in human development

Week-19

22

Introduction to fabric science

Week-20

23

Yarn and its construction

24

Fabric construction

Week-21

25

Textile finishes

26

Selection of textiles and clothing

Week-22

27

Care and maintenance

28-A

Introduction to housekeeping

Week-23

28-B

Creative hand embroidery

29-A

Cleaning and cleaning materials

Week-24

29-B

The design

30-A

Maintenance of premises

Week-25

30-B

Colour

31-A

Aesthetics at home

Week-26

31-B

Embroidery stitches

Taught by

Dr. Sandhya Kumar

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