Evaluating food products

In this lesson, we will learn how we can effectively evaluate the quality of the food on our plate. We will carry out a sensory evaluation of a food product to ensure we can evaluate the quality of it. We will also explore food packaging, the nutritional information on it and what that means. We will look at creating our own food label for our soup.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Why do we evaluate food?

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Q2.What ways can we evaluate a food?

2/3

Q3.When we assess an existing food product, what type of Design and technology activity is it?

3/3

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Why do we evaluate food?

1/3

Q2.What ways can we evaluate a food?

2/3

Q3.When we assess an existing food product, what type of Design and technology activity is it?

3/3

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Quiz:

Evaluating a food product

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is meant by a sensory evaluation?

1/5

Q2.What senses are best to evaluate a food item?

2/5

Q3.What key words would relate to evaluating the smell of a product?

3/5

Q4.What is the main purpose of a food package

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Q5.What key information on a food package is expected by law and is deemed as most important to inform customer of?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Evaluating a food product

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is meant by a sensory evaluation?

1/5

Q2.What senses are best to evaluate a food item?

2/5

Q3.What key words would relate to evaluating the smell of a product?

3/5

Q4.What is the main purpose of a food package

4/5

Q5.What key information on a food package is expected by law and is deemed as most important to inform customer of?

5/5

Lesson summary: Evaluating food products

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