Food & Culture
Students may choose up to four units from the Technology Learning Area.
This unit has an emphasis on investigating and preparing foods from various cultures and exploring the diverse nature of our school community through practical based activities. Students will develop safe food handling skills, hygiene practices and food preparation, presentation and service skills. Weekly cooking practicals will allow students to gain confidence in the kitchen and discover how to use various ingredients from around the world.
Topics covered in this course include:
Food from around the world.
Our Food Choices.
Indigenous Foods and Bush Tucker.
Australian Food in the Early Colonies.
Australian Food in the 19th and 20th Centuries
Australian Food Today.
The MYP Design Cycle is used throughout the course, for critical analysis and problem solving. Students begin to independently generate and manage design solutions within set constraints. Students are required to record, present and communicate their design thinking.
Inquiring & Analysing
Creating the Solution