Year 11 Science - Kiwi Kai and Realistic Reproduction

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Firstly we ako/learn about Microbiology food processes and Food/kai biotechnology, specifically fermentation and link in the importance of human culture eg: Maori culture and Rewana bread. 

Secondly we ako/learn about our bodies as wāhine - puberty, menstruation/waiwhero, hormones and being hapū/pregnant. Students will learn about resource interpretation, communication, study skills, answering NCEA questions and life skills around your own tinana/body to take into your future life. 

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

Develop these skills:Explore this content:
  • Working as part of a team.
  • Kai production using microbiology knowledge with bacteria and fungi.
  • Respecting individual differences.
  • Fermentation to develop niche products with specific qualities and prevention of food poisoning.
  • Displaying a positive attitude and sense of self-worth.
  • Human Biology and our: genitalia, internal organs, menstrual cycle - being a wāhine and hormones.
  • Locating, reading, analysing and communicating information.
  • Body changes over your lifetime, fertility including pregnancy - growing a pēpē, labour and post pregnancy care for your body.

Year Levels/Departments:

Year 11, Science

Resources Required

1B5 exercise book