Age Range: KS3
Introduce your Year 7 Food Technology students to the food technology room. Lesson plans and worksheets follow a step-by-step progression through food production, incorporating practical application. Resources assume Key Stage 3 students have no prior knowledge of food technology. QCA KS3 PoS are cross-referenced.
Topics include: Food hygiene; Safe handling of equipment; Client groups and their nutritional needs; Analysing and classifying foods; Creating product and design specifications; Research methods; Spreadsheet presentation of questionnaire results; Using evaluation to develop a product; Planning production; Self evaluation; Modifying and improving products; Shelf-life; Labelling requirements; Costing a food product; Packaging; Advertising.