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Year 9

Year 9 will be learning about nutrition, diets and health as well as different factors which affect people’s choice of foods. 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

 Food logo’s – What each logo means on food packaging

2

Religions – What different religions will and won’t eat and the reasons why

3

Sustainability – How to ensure food sources don’t disappear

4

Technological developments in food – Fortification

5

Informed choice – Coronary heart disease, types 1 and 2 diabetes Eating too much fats and sugars

6

Informed choice  – Planning meals for above medical conditions

7

 Costing a meal

OPTIONAL PRACTICAL – Apple Pie

8

PAL – BMR

Physical activity level and Basal metabolic rate

How to work out BMR and calculate PAL

9

End of topic test – Diet, nutrition and health and factors which affect choice

OPTIONAL PRACTIAL - Quiche

10

Eggs farming – How intensive farming methods are used for caged chickens – free range/barn/ organic

11

Eggs – Creating a hypothesis for an egg experiment

How eggs can be aerated and what can inhibit the aeration.  What can be added to stabilise the foam

OPTIONAL PRACTICAL – Brownies

12

Eggs – How to conduct a food experiment