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Year 7 Design Technology (Food)


Overview

This course will introduce students to the design process where they will investigate, generate, plan, produce and evaluate dishes to a range of design briefs.

Students will explore a range of topics including food safety and hygiene in the kitchen, cooking processes, sensory properties of foods, nutrition and sustainability.

What do you do?

In studying this subject you will:

  • analyse a range of design briefs and follow the design process to create suitable dishes
  • develop and apply sequenced production plans
  • complete practical productions following relevant safety and hygiene practices
  • select and use appropriate equipment and technologies to produce high quality designed solutions
  • analyse and evaluate design solutions
  • analyse the sensory properties of dishes produced
  • use technology to record and share practical work.

What skills do you develop?

You will develop skills including:

  • safe food handling and hygiene practices
  • research and problem solving
  • experience designing and planning dishes
  • time management and organisation
  • food preparation techniques.

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Requirements

 

You must have access to the internet in order to access this course. Weekly work will be completed and submitted online.

Students need to provide their own materials / ingredients, have access to a kitchen and provide photographic evidence of their practical work.

Note: Students who are travelling need to take into account access to ingredients and equipment


Things you can do now

Go to the VCAA website for more information about this subject.