International System of Units, the required SI units with correct symbols are given at the end of this syllabus. Other commonly used system of units – fps and cgs
Motion in one dimension
Scalar and vector quantities, distance, speed, velocity, acceleration; equations of uniformly accelerated motion without derivations
Laws of Motion
Contact and non-contact forces; cgs & SI units.
Newton’s First Law of Motion (qualitative discussion) introduction of the idea of inertia, mass and force.
Newton’s Second Law of Motion (including F=ma); weight and mass.
Newton’s Third Law of Motion (qualitative discussion only); simple examples.
Change of pressure with depth (including the formula p=hρg); Transmission of pressure in liquids; atmospheric pressure.
Buoyancy, Archimedes’ Principle; floatation; relationship with density; relative density; determination of relative density of a solid using water only.
Heat and Energy
Concepts of heat and temperature.
Anomalous expansion of water
Global warming and Green House effect.
Reflection of light; images formed by a pair of parallel and perpendicular plane mirrors;
Spherical mirrors; characteristics of image formed by these mirrors. Uses of concave and convex mirrors. (Only simple direct ray diagrams are required).
Nature of Sound waves. Requirement of a medium for sound waves to travel; propagation and speed in different media; comparison with speed of light.
Infrasonic, sonic, ultrasonic frequencies and their applications.
Electricity and Magnetism
Simple electric circuit using an electric cell and a bulb to introduce the idea of current (including its relationship to charge); potential difference; insulators and conductors; closed and open circuits; direction of current (electron flow and conventional)Induced magnetism, Magnetic field of earth. Neutral points in magnetic fields.
Induced magnetism, Magnetic field of earth. Neutral points in magnetic fields.
Check the comprehensive ICSE class 9 Chemistry syllabus from the table given below:
1. The Language of Chemistry
2. Chemical changes and reactions
4. Atomic Structure and Chemical bonding
5. The Periodic Table
6. Study of the First Element – Hydrogen
7. Study of Gas Laws
ICSE Class 9 Biology Syllabus
The cell, a unit of life, protoplasm, basic difference between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell; differences between an animal and a plant cell.
Tissues: Types of plant and animal tissues
Flower: Structure of a bisexual flower, functions of various parts.
Pollination: self and cross-pollination.
Structure of dicot and monocot seeds, Germination of seeds, types, and conditions for seed germination.
Respiration in plants: outline of the process, gaseous exchange.
Diversity in living organisms / Ecosystems
Economic importance of Bacteria.
Economic importance of Fungi.
Human Anatomy and Physiology
Skeleton – Movement and Locomotion.
Structure and functions of skin.
Respiratory System: Organs; mechanism of breathing; tissue respiration, heat production.