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Year 9 Food Technology Fun Resources


Year 9 Food Technology Fun has been designed to assist teachers in updating their content knowledge in an engaging manner. Current food issues in Australia will be covered in a vast variety of ways so that attendants may participate in a fun informative session. Year 9 Food Technology provides students with a clear understanding of food equity, food product development, processing, preparation and their interrelationships, nutritional considerations and consumption patterns and this course is designed to assist teachers to present this content in a fun and contemporary way.

As a university lecturer and teacher of this subject I can provide you with some tips
and strategies to push your students to the next level covering the following topics:

  • Food in Australia
  • Food equity
  • Food product development
  • Food selection and health



  • Evolution of Australian Cuisine
  • Ideas for literacy and numeracy
  • Australian Cuisine Culture: a history of our food.

Session 2 – FOOD EQUITY

  • Food Equity Infograph and ideas for uses.
  • Compare and Contrast extended response scaffold.
  • Everything equity


  • Food Product Development and its impact on society.
  • Impact Burger
  • Rate my impact
  • Promotion of Vegemite.
  • Exploration of new food products


  • Process of digestion
  • Acronyms, practicals and homework.
  • Making sense of what you can eat during the lifecycle
  • Revision game

Course Features

  • Lessons 23
  • Quizzes 0
  • Students 139
  • Reviews 0
  • Duration 6 hours
  • Certificate No
Carly and Tresne, founders and directors of The Happiness Mission and Teacher Professional Development. Carly is a lecturer and tutor at University of Newcastle in the School of Education. She has also been a secondary Food Technology teacher for 12 years and trained over 1,000 teachers in Teacher Professional Development throughout Australia since 2016. Carly thrives to educate dynamic, passionate teachers who endeavour to pass their knowledge on to students to make a difference.

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