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INTRODUCTION TO HOMESCIENCE 

INTRODUCTION TO HOMESCIENCE

INTRODUCTION TO HOMESCIENCE:Definition of Home science

It is a field of knowledge concerned with enhancing family life and values.

Aims of H/science

Improving the quality of life and well being of the individual, family and community through individuals, family and community through application of principles of good health, hygiene and efficient use of resources e.g time, energy and money.

Area of Home science 

  • Home management
  • Foods and nutrition
  • Child care
  • Consumer education

Home management

Involves planning organizing and using available resources in the home and environment in a proper way.

Includes: (i) Personal care

  • Care of the home
  • Immediate environment

Foods and nutrition

Deals with choice of foods to meet nutritional needs of individual and family includes:

  • selection
  • preparation
  • cooking
  • presentation of food

Textile and clothing

Involves:

  • origin and qualities of textile fibres
  • selection and making clothes
  • imparting skills for tailoring and
  • repairing and maintaining garments and other household articles

Childcare 

Deals with

  •  pregnancy
  • care of expectant mothers and foetus
  • baby’s preparation
  • hospital and home confinement
  • post and antenatal care

Consumer education:

  • Create public awareness about goods and services on the market.
  • Cover selection and consumption of goods on the market.

Importance of Home science

  • Helps one to acquire skills and knowledge to:
  • Adapt to the environmental social economic changes in life.
  • Develop artistic value and appreciation of dressing and interior decorations.
  • Be aware of sources of consumer information and ability to use information well.
  • Develop artistic values and skills in selecting, preparing, serving and preserving food.
  • Practice principles of health with respect to oneself, others and environment.
  • Helps strengthen family bonding.
  • Helps families learn how to manage time, energy, money and other resources wisely.
  • Homescience skills acquired help make a healthy population by promoting health care and
  • They also help in generating employment.

Career opportunities and home science

  • Teachers (Home economics, Home science and technology)
  • Food technologists (Food technology)
  • Institutional managers (Hotels and Institutional managers)
  • Nutritionists (Food and nutritionists)
  • Designers (Clothing, textiles and Design)
  • Textile Engineering – Textile production engineers
  • Family and consumer studies (Bachelor of Home Economics.
  • Selling school lunches
  • Managing coffee shops, canteens and restaurants.
  • Design and dressmaking businesses.
  • Operating boutiques and hair dressing salons.

INTRODUCTION TO HOMESCIENCE

 

ALL HOMESCIENCE NOTES FORM 1-4 WITH TOPICAL QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

PRIMARY NOTES, SCHEMES OF WORK AND EXAMINATIONS