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Foundation Science for Class IX

Author(s): Cengage Learning India

ISBN: 9788131527764

1st Edition

Copyright: 2015

India Release: 2015


Binding: Paperback

Pages: 596

Trim Size: 279 x 216 mm

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'For a student aspiring a career in Science and Technology, acquiring good understanding of the fundamental concepts and honing analytical capabilities are essential. This series of IIT Foundation books is aimed to help students achieve these objectives, while ensuring compliance to the objectives of National Curriculum Foundation (NCF). This series of books has been developed by the faculty of BASE Educational Services Pvt. Ltd based on their rich experience of teaching high school students. Each book in this series is organized in a logical sequence to help students learn gradually and comfortably. The content in this book is ed keeping in view the curriculum suggested by NCERT for high school. Discussions are enriched with helpful information critical for students to understand the concepts better. The book has been written in simple language so as to be read directly by children and understood easily by them. A large number of illustrations and worked examples have been included. Problems in all the exercises are direct as well as application type, all of which are graded. Some challenging problems also find a place in the exercises.
' Each chapter begins with a 'starter' page that creates curiously about the topic and motivates one to read ahead The list of objectives provided at the beginning of each chapter provides a preview of the chapter in terms of extent and sequence of contents covered. Pioneers information is used to point out historical facts and discoveries of scientists. The info box provides additional information on the topic covered. The note box furnishes the key points to be noted. Figures and photographs have been added wherever necessary to illustrate important points and aid the visualization of abstract concepts. A mind map is provided at the end of the chapter to provide a complete review the chapter. The exercise part is prepared to train students for the board examination and beyond.
'1. Nature of matter 2. Atomic structure 3. Chemical arithmetic 4. Mole concept and reaction stoichiometry 5. Cell: The basic unit of life 6. Tissues 7. Biological classification 8. Classification of plants 9. Classification of animals - Invertebrates 10. Classification of animals - Vertebrates 11. Description of motion 12. Causes of motion 13. Gravitation 14. Motion in two dimensions 15. Pressure 16. Work, energy and power 17. Waves and sound 18. Why do we fall ill? 19. Natural resources 20 Improvement in food resources - Plants 21. Animal husbandry