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Energy For Life / Pūngao me Mataora

Learning Outcomes / Ngā Whāinga Ako

  1. Identify different forms of energy,
  2. Distinguish between active and potential forms of energy,
  3. Give examples of common energy transformations,
  4. Describe the law of conservation of energy,
  5. Describe the amount of energy in food using kilojoules (kJ) and discuss the energy needs of humans,
  6. Explain why each type of nutrient is needed,
  7. Describe and create a healthy diet,
  8. Describe the chemical tests to identify starch, glucose, protein and lipid in food,
  9. Describe what digestion involves and why it is necessary,
  10. Name the parts of the human digestion system and describe what happens to the food in each part,
  11. Describe how the products of digestion are absorbed and transported to the cells in the body,
  12. Describe how the energy in glucose in released through respiration.

Slides / Ngā Kirita🔗

  1. Types of Energy (Slides)
  2. Conservation of Energy (Slides)
  3. Energy in Food (Slides)
  4. Nutrients in Food (Slides)
  5. Healthy Diet (Slides)
  6. Digestion and Disease (Slides)
  7. Food Tests (Slides)

Unit Plan / Mahere Kōwae

Akoranga 1Akoranga 2Akoranga 3
Week 1Forms of EnergyConservation of Energy
Week 2Energy in FoodUse of NutrientsPrac: Toy Circus
Week 3Active and Potential EnergyDietsDigestion & Disease
Week 4Queen’s B-DayPrac: Nutrient TestsDigestion System
Week 5Absorption of NutrientsGlucose & RespirationTEST

Lesson Plans / Ngā Mahere Akoranga

  1. Identify and describe different forms of energy

  2. Describe the law of conservation of energy

    • Read through the slides, make notes, answer questions and watch the videos
    • Complete the Energy Transformers worksheet (below)
    • Practice the Quizizz
    • Attach a screenshot of your 100% score on Quizizz to this assessment
    • Attach a photo of your notes to this assessment
  3. Describe the amount of energy in food using kilojoules (kJ) and discuss the energy needs of humans

    • Ngā Kirita on energy in food + little task inside
    • Video inside
    • Kahoot inside
    • Read food poster and use your knowledge of energy to pick the best drink
  4. Explain why each type of nutrient is needed

    • Ngā Kirita on the nutrients in food and their uses
    • Task trying to find the most nutritious snack in the class
  5. Whakamātau: Toy Circus

  6. Describe and create a healthy diet

    • Mahi Kāinga prep: ask parents what their diet was when they were young
    • Create a poster documenting what makes up a good diet and gives people dos and don’ts
    • Mahi Kāinga: make a healthy meal for your family & document it with photos and some nutritional information
  7. Distinguish between active and potential forms of energy

    • Whakamātau: Mega Bow Whakamātau
  8. Describe the chemical tests to identify starch, glucose, protein and lipid in food

    • Whakamātau: Food tests
    • Demonstrate the tests in at the front of the class & make notes
  9. Describe what digestion involves and why it is necessary

    • Introduce the idea of a tube that runs through the body
    • The important bits have to leave this tube and get into the body
    • Whakakite: Peristalsis
    • 1/3 of A4 pamphlet on a digestive disease, how to avoid, how to treat, population at risk etc.
  10. Name the parts of the human digestion system and describe what happens to the food in each part

  11. Describe how the products of digestion are absorbed and transported to the cells in the body

  12. Describe how the energy in glucose in released through respiration

  13. Revision / Catch-Up

    • Whakamātau: Energy in peanuts & cheezels whakamātau
  14. Revision

  15. TEST