EVERYDAY SCIENCE
(COMPULSORY)
Marks - 100

1. Introduction

  • Nature of Science;
  • Brief History of Science with special reference to contribution of Muslims in the evolution and development of science:
  • Impact of science on society.

2. The Physical Sciences

    (a) Constituents and Structure: “Universe, Galaxy. Solar system, Sun, Earth. Minerals;

    (b) Processes of Nature —Solar and Lunar Eclipses Day and Night and their variation:

    (c) Energy :- sources and resources of Energy Energy conservation

      (i) Ceramics, Plastics, Semiconductors

      (ii) Radio. Television, Telephones, Camera, Laser, Microscope.

      (iii) Computers, Satellites;

      (iv) Antibiotics, Vaccines, Fertilizers, Pesticides,

3. Biological Sciences

  • The basis of life - the cell, chromosomes, genes, nucleic acids.
  • The building blocks - Proteins. Harmones and other nutrients Concept of balanced diet. Metabolism.
  • Survey of Plant and Animal Kingdom - a brief survey of plant and animal kingdom to pinpoint similarities and diversities in nature.
  • The Human body - a brief account of human Physiology, Human behaviour.

    SUGGESTED READINGS

      Title Author
    1
    Exploring life Sciences Turber, Kilburn & Howell
    2
    Exploring Physical Sciences Turber, Kilburn & Howell
    3
    Guide to Science Isaac Asimov
    4
    Science Restated Cassidy
    5
    Principles of Animal Biology Khan, M. Rafiq