Standard Grade Home Economics Success Guide by


Standard Grade Home Economics Success Guide by

This title delivers a highly visual approach to revision for General and Credit students. Clear accessible notes addressing key course content are presented in a colourful, engaging format with full colour illustrations which will appeal to a variety of learning styles. To make revision manageable, a new topic area is presented on each double page spread. In addition, Top Tips and Quick Tests for each topic are designed to help students prepare for the exam. The Credit content is clearly marked to keep revision relevant. Contents Exam technique Eating a variety of foods contributes to good health * Nutrients 1 * Nutrients 2 * Nutrients 3 * Health, water and dietary fibre (NSP) * Health and nutrient intake * Test your progress Current dietary advice in relation to good health * Current dietary advice 1 * Current dietary advice 2 * Diet and health * Food labelling * Test your progress Individuals have varying dietary needs * Dietary requirements 1 * Dietary requirements 2 * Dietary requirements 3 * Factors affecting food choice * Test your progress Cleanliness is important in relation to health * Hygiene * Food spoilage * Preserving food * Controlling bacterial growth * Food storage in the home * Test your progress Safe practices are important in the use of resources and procedures * Current safe practices 1 * Current safe practices 2 * Safety around the home * Test your progress Design features are an important consideration in the choice of materials and equipment * Influences on choice of materials and equipment * Design areas * Conservation of resources * Test your progress Individuals and families have different physical needs * Clothing 1 * Clothing 2 * Shelter * Well-being * Consumer advice 1 * Consumer advice 2 * Test your progress Management of personal and household expenditure * Income and budgeting * Essential and non-essential expenditure * Purchasing goods * Debt management * Test your progress Exam-style questions and answers Index

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30th November 2006



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