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Study Resources - FOOD SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING 

Teaching Food Science, Technology & Engineering in the Secondary Curriculum

Go here for FOOD SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS developed by NZIFST.

Massey University MUFTi Kits - food experiment kits designed to demonstrate the use of additives in food product development - http://mufti.massey.ac.nz/

Te Ao Tūroa (MPI)
MPI has developed Te Ao Tūroa to raise the profile of the primary industries in schools and help address future capabilities and skills requirements. The resource looks at how our primary industries are supported by 3 key interrelated systems – animal welfare, biosecurity and food. Learning experiences developed for Levels 1 and 2, 3 and 4, and 4 and 5 of The New Zealand Curriculum.
www.mpi.govt.nz/news-and-resources/teacher-resources/te-ao-turoa/

Food technology in action

Useful links

HOW NZIFST CAN HELP

CONTACT NZIFST - members maybe able to help with:

ideas for FS&T experiments and projects, and sourcing food ingredients 
help in designing modules, answering questions about food technology 
working food technologists willing to come and to talk to students
arranging local food factory visits

Massey University provides professional development for food technology and science teachers (pdf) 
In April 2018, the Massey Institute of Food Science and Technology ran a one day professional development course for food technology and science teachers who are supervising students doing the 2018 NZIFST CREST Student Product Development Challenge. 
By Jenny Dee.

Bronze CREST food product development projects (pdf)
In 2017, two teachers in Hawke's Bay did Bronze CREST food product development projects with their Year 10 students, to introduce them to the CREST project framework and the product development process. 
By Jenny Dee

Fonterra Brands Takanini hosts senior school students for a site visit (pdf)
In August 2017, Fonterra Brands Takanini hosted site visits by senior students and teachers from Rosehill College, Alfriston College and Saint Kentigern College, to give them an insight into science, technology and engineering careers in the food processing industry. 
By Jenny Dee

Massey University provides professional development for food technology and science teachers (2017) (pdf)
In March 2017, the Massey University School of Food and Nutrition ran a one day professional development course for food technology and science teachers who are supervising students doing the 2017 NZIFST CREST Student Product Development Challenge. 
By Jenny Dee

The New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology (Inc.)

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PO Box 5574, Terrace End
Palmerston North 4441,
NEW ZEALAND.

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