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, and technology advancements in kitchen equipment.
What do you do?
You will attend an excursion to CERES Community Environment Park in Brunswick to enhance your knowledge of the environmental impact of food waste. You will need to cover the cost of the excursion.
- Practical tasks
- Investigation tasks
- Online quizzes
- Online lessons
- Written tasks
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 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.