Title Viva Chemistry for Class IX
Author Dr. S. K. Jain, Dr. Shailesh K. Jain
ISBN 9789387153165
List price Rs 475.00
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 216
Book size 216 x 279 mm
Publishing year 2019
Original publisher Viva Education
Published in India by Viva Education
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory Worldwide
Status New Arrival
About the book


Strictly Based on Latest NCERT/ CBSE Syllabus

The book VIVA Chemistry for Class IX has been written in keeping with the latest NCERT syllabus prescribed by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The book has been developed keeping in view the requirement of the students at the secondary level.

Salient features of the book

  • The book has been prepared in accordance with the latest CBSE syllabus and pattern.
  • The book has been written in an informal, interactive style supported by a large number of well-labelled illustrations, diagrams and solved examples.
  • Each chapter is supported by Topic-wise Assignments enabling students to learn the Question-Answering skill.
  • NCERT Textbook (In-Text and Chapter-End) Questions and NCERT Exemplar Questions are provided with solutions.
  • Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS), Brain Strain and Value-Based Questions are given to help students apply the facts and concepts learned.
  • Exam Practice Questions and Model Questions are given to help students prepare for examination.
  • Periodic tests are given to enable students make strong-self assessment.
  • In-text pointwise summary is included for a quick revision of the topics covered.
  • Windows to the past developments in science are provided at appropriate places in the book to provide more relevance to the subject described therein.


Chapter 1: The Matter in Our Surroundings • MatterPhysical nature of matter • States of matter • The solid state • The liquid state • The gaseous state • Change of state • Evaporation • Water vapour in the air

Chapter 2: Is Matter Around Us Pure • Classification of matterMixtures • Solutions • Concentration of a solution • Suspensions • Colloids • Towards a pure substance from a mixture • Separation of a pure substance from a mixture • Separation of the constituents of air • Water purification system for city/town water supply • Physical and chemical changes • Types of substances • Elements • Chemical compounds

Chapter 3: Atoms and Molecules (The Particles of Matter) • Laws of chemical combination • Atoms and atomic theory of matter • Atomic symbols • Atomic mass • Molecules and their chemical formulae • Ions and ionic compounds • Valence electrons and valency • Writing chemical formulae • Writing formulae of molecular compounds • Writing formulae of ionic compounds • Molecular mass • Formula mass • Composition of a compound • The mole concept • Gram-atomic mass and gram-molecular mass

Chapter 4: Structure of Atom • Electrical nature of matter: discharge tube experiments • Cathode rays • J.J. Thomson’s experiment and the discovery of electron • Positive rays (anode rays or canal rays) • The proton • The neutron • The structure of atomRutherford’s nuclear model of the atomBöhr’s model of the atom • Nuclear composition: atomic nucleus • Valence electrons and valency • Isotopes • Isobars

Model Questions for Year-End Examination

Value-Based Questions

About the Authors:

Dr. S K Jain did his postgraduation from IIT Delhi and PhD from University of Delhi. He specializes in Physical Chemistry and takes special interest in Electrochemistry and Energy Conversion. He has published over fifty research papers in journals of international repute. Dr. Jain has visited several countries on research assignments as Research Associate and also as visiting Scientist. He has written many textbooks for school and college students.

Dr. Shailesh K Jain did his postgraduation from IIT Kanpur and PhD from the United Kingdom. He specializes in the field of Heterogeneous Catalysis and has special interest in the field of Analytical Chemistry related to the metallurgical operations. He has published several research papers and co-authored many textbooks for school and college students. He is involved actively in the popularization of Science at School/undergraduate levels.

Target Audience:

Schools and Students of chemistry for class 9.


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