Year 9-10 Design Technology (Food)
Students will learn about food hygiene and safety, and the equipment required to perform a range of cooking processes. They will demonstrate an understanding of the design process and provide designed solutions to a range of design briefs.
Other topics include nutrients in food and their functions in the body, food wastage and the environmental impacts of this, technology advancements in kitchen equipment, and factors affecting food choice.
What skills do you develop?
- Identifying and describing food safety and hygiene practices in the kitchen
- Food Preparation
- Time management
- Designing solutions to a design brief
- Evaluation of the sensory properties of food
- Basic skills in food preparation
- Problem solving skills
- Research skills
- Analytical skills
You will need to access to a kitchen and a camera / phone to take photographs or a video of the production work. You will also need to cover the cost of the food.