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ACTDEK003

Explore how plants and animals are grown for food, clothing and shelter and how food is selected and prepared for healthy eating

Elaborations

  • exploring which plants and animals can provide food or materials for clothing and shelter and what basic needs those plants and animals have (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • identifying products that can be designed and produced from plants and animals, for example food products, paper and wood products, fabrics and yarns, and fertilisers (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • considering the suitability of a range of tools when cultivating gardens, mulching and building garden structures and preparing and cooking food from recipes (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • identifying and categorising a wide range of foods, including Aboriginal bush foods, into food groups and describing tools and equipment needed to prepare these for healthy eating (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Understanding)
  • exploring how people from different cultures including those of Asia design and produce different cuisines based on the plants and animals in their region and available tools and equipment (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Understanding)
  • exploring the tools, equipment and techniques used to prepare food safely and hygienically for healthy eating (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)

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