Level 3 Food & Nutrition
Year 13 Home Economics looks at food-related issues in New Zealand and the global community. Students look at a food related issue that is causing concern in NZ society; they will then look at implementing an action plan to overcome the issue; they consider advertising and how it influences food choices and multinational food corporations impact eating habits in New Zealand.
You will be cooking once a week. The food you prepare, cook and serve will align with the standard you are working on to help strengthen links practically to the theory. Also, you will be gaining practical, transferable life skills by learning how to prepare food from scratch in a safe manner.
Students will consider portion sizes and the implications on the health of individuals in New Zealand.
Students will work on an action plan linked to portion sizes and the impact it has on the well-being of individual in New Zealand.
Students will look at the role of a large multinational corporation and how it has influenced the food choices in New Zealand. Initial work on how advertising impact on food choices will also be covered.
Preparation for the external exam.
Recommended Prior Learning
A sound understanding of wellbeing via Home Economics,PE or Health.Needs to be able to write a critical essay.
You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
Food technology, food design, nursing, dietitian, teacher, management roles., Cook, Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Retail Manager, Beekeeper, Insurance Loss Adjuster, Meat/Seafood Process Worker, Microbiologist, Baker, Cafe Worker, Chemical Engineer, Biochemist, Biotechnologist, Brewer, Butcher, Dairy Processing Operator, Buyer, Waiter/Waitress, Cafe/Restaurant Manager, Kitchenhand,