Somerville Secondary College

Food Around the World

Featured Learning AreaFood Technology
Additional Learning AreasTechnology
Learning Capabilities DevelopedCritical and Creative Thinking


In Food Around The World, students will enjoy sharing food, exchanging experiences and discovering the delights of dishes from other countries. This is also a wonderful way for students to get to know and accept other cultures and their differences. They will also explore challenging ways to prepare and cook delicious foods and develop important life skills. This elective will extend students’ knowledge, cultural awareness and understanding of many food related topics. They will further their skills in problem solving, time management and decision making and develop an understanding about how good food choices affect future health. Core modules include Safe Practices, Nutrition and Menu Planning, Food Technology and Preparation. Popular units of work include student free choice productions.