NCEA Level 3 Food, Nutrition and Society 301
Teacher in Charge: S. Ford
This course has been developed from the Health (Home Economics) curriculum area. Students will be able to gain university entrance from this course.
Use critical thinking to investigate nutritional issues in New Zealand society
Investigate a nutritional issue in NZ society and then implement an action plan to address issues raised. Students will be engaging with the school community and the wider community to address the nutritional issue they choose.
Investigate the influence of multinational companies on eating habits in New Zealand.
Analyse influences of food advertising on what we choose to eat and well-being at an individual and societal level.
Please note that this class may have one practical per week and is theory based. It is also possible that a practical class may not be able to be scheduled in the existing timetable. This will be negotiated.
UE Approved Subject
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$25 donation would be appreciated if timetabled practical classes take place.
Recommended Prior Learning
Preferable: Food and Nutrition or Health at level 2
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Term: 1, Week: 10
Term: 2, Week: 10
Term: 3, Week: 7
Term: 4, Week: 4
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.