FNS301

NCEA Level 3 Food, Nutrition and Society 301

Course Description

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

Credit Information

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.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91466 v2
NZQA Info
Home Economics 3.1 - Investigate a nutritional issue affecting the well-being of New Zealand society
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10

A.S. 91467 v2
NZQA Info
Home Economics 3.2 - Implement an action plan to address a nutritional issue affecting the well-being of New Zealand society
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

A.S. 91469 v2
NZQA Info
Home Economics 3.4 - Investigate the influence of multinational food corporations on eating patterns in New Zealand
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 7

A.S. 91471 v2
NZQA Info
Home Economics 3.6 - Analyse the influences of food advertising on well-being
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 19
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 14
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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.

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