Stage 1 Nutrition

LENGTH OF COURSE: Semester Only

ASSUMED BACKGROUND: Successful Completion of Year 10 Science, with a C grade or better

CURRICULUM CHARGES:  Nil

CONTENT
Course content will be a selection of the following:

1. Fundamentals of Nutrition – understanding of human nutritional requirements and human physiology
2. Food trends – understanding of nutritional value, future food development and harvest to plate processes
3. Food processing – understanding of safe food handling, contamination, macronutrient change and preservation methods
4. Sustainability – understanding of the relationship between water and food, famine and waste management
5. Marketing – understanding of the psychology of food marketing, the Australian dietary guidelines and health promotion

ASSESSMENT TYPES

Investigations Folio:
Includes practical and Science as a Human Endeavour activities, with written reports

Skills Tasks:
Includes supervised tasks and activities and a written examination