# Science Olympiad Syllabus Class 9

Olympiad syllabus for class 9 for the subject International Science Olympiad (ISO) is set as per the prescribed curriculum of the school. Thus, it is as per the ICSE, CBSE and other State boards of the country. The syllabus is mapped to school syllabus with an aim to ensure students get maximum practice of the same topics that are taught in class. By the time students enter class 9 they may have some clarity in the subjects they wish to opt for after completing their 10th standard. However, there are many students who prefer to make these choices depending on their scores in their final exams. Olympiad exams are the best way to test individual aptitude. These exams determine students individual score based on different parameters. The logical reasoning section helps them to identify their problem solving abilities. You may compare class 9 Olympiad exam syllabus with the school curriculum for better comprehension.

SECTION 1 - SUBJECTIVE

Chapter 1: Matter and Its Properties
Chapter 2: Life around Us
Chapter 3: Food and Health
Chapter 4: Energy and Work
Chapter 5: Music
Chapter 6: Friction and Force
Chapter 7: Gravitation
Chapter 8: Sun
Chapter 9: Reproduction
Chapter 10: Crop and Its Management
Chapter 11: Unit of Life
Chapter 12: Motion and Its Laws
Chapter 13: Solid Waste Management
Chapter 14: Logical Reasoning

SECTION 2 - LOGICAL REASONING

Series Completion, Alpha Numberic, Analogy, Classification, Coding-Decoding, Blood Relations, Puzzle Test, Sequential Output Tracing, Direction Sense Test, Logical Venn Diagrams, Alphabet Test, Ranking, Mathematical Operations, Inserting the Missing Character.

SECTION 3 - HOT's (HIGH ORDER THINKING SECTION)

High Order Thinking Section contains questions related to Section 1 - Subjective.

 CLASS 1 TO CLASS 4 SECTION SECTION 1 - SUBJECTIVE SECTION 2 - LOGICAL SECTION 3 - HOTs TOTAL NO. OF QUESTIONS 20 10 5 35 MARKS PER QUESTIONS 1 1 1 TOTAL MARKS 20 10 5 35 CLASS 5 TO CLASS 10 SECTION SECTION 1 - SUBJECTIVE SECTION 2 - LOGICAL SECTION 3 - HOTs TOTAL NO. OF QUESTIONS 35 10 5 50 MARKS PER QUESTIONS 1 1 1 TOTAL MARKS 35 10 5 50

**HOT's are questions related to the subjective section that require critical thinking to solve problems that are beyond the ordinary questions.

### How do I prepare for class 9 Science Olympiad?

To prepare for class 9 Science Olympiad, students can enroll themselves for the online monthly Olympiads. These tests have proven to be beneficial as they prepare students on different chapters from existing school syllabus. It gives them a good grip over the topics that are taught in class. Students can also buy previous year’s question paper sets, and workbooks online from Indian Talent Olympiad. Thus, the online tests, combined with the right kind of study material can give you the leverage to perform well in the upcoming Olympiads. Practice is the key to succeed in such national competitions.