Year 9 Food and Nutrtion
In Year 9 Home Economics students look at foods from different cultures working in teams to produce a food stall. They also work on a "Masterchef" activity planning a balanced 3 course meal, again as part of a team. They will learn nutrition,portion sizes,costing,time management, team work and Hauora as they work on these activities.
Students work in pairs on an inquiry into foods from another culture.They consider influences on food from that culture.They are encouraged to make a range of dishes from the culture.
First half of term students complete their cultural talk bringing it to a close with a cultural stall and competition .
Students then work in teams on a Masterchef task.They are encouraged to look at ingredients,portion sizes and time management.Presentation skills are also developed.
Students complete the Masterchef task,presenting their three course meal.
Students will chose a food inquiry to work on linked to nutrition.