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Year 8

Year 8 will be learning about nutrition, World foods and how different cultures use food in celebration and looking at sourcing food ethically. There will be opportunities for students to cook at home and step by step power points will be available. If students cook at home an adult must be present for safety reasons.

Lesson

TOPIC/ACTIVITY

1

Eatwell guide

2

micronutrients and macronutrients

3

Informed choice – Reasons why people avoid various types of foods because of sensory issues/Cost – staying in a budget Vegetarian /vegan

4

Informed choice – Reasons why people avoid various types of foods because of sensory issues/Cost – staying in a budget

5

Informed choice – Lactose intolerance/coeliac disease/Diabetes/CHO

6

OPTIONAL Stir fry practical

Heat transfer Understand what terms – Conduction, convection and radiation are and be able to apply these to a variety of different dishes

7

Selecting the correct cooking methods Understand that some ingredients need to be cooked using the hob, cooker, microwave and steaming etc.

8

World foods – International dishes and diets

OPTIONAL Chicken Tikka Masala practical

9

World foods – Looking at religions and how foods are used in celebration and to show discipline

10

 Food miles  - looking how far a food item has travelled to the UK

OPTIONAL lasagne practical

11

Investigating food logo’s and what they indicate to consumers

12

 OPTIONAL Dutch apple cake practical