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Housing and Design 30G
of this course is to introduce students to commercial patterns and their use in
constructing garments for themselves, family and for their homes. Students will also explore what
clothing communicates about the wearer and how it becomes a creative and
entrepreneurial outlet through the design and production processes. Students
will learn, through practical experiences, multimedia presentations and research
about the nature of fashion design, the characteristics of fibres and fabrics.
They will develop and enhance their machine skills and be able to identify and
selecting appropriate clothing for particular functions and occasions.
Housing and Design 20G
This course introduces students to the use of the
sewing machine, embroidery machine and serger and the use of commercial
patterns- understanding and following pattern directions. Students are exposed
to the creative process as it applies sewing and crafting by producing
articles of clothing or other fashion-related products for themselves and their
babies. Students will learn about fabric care symbols and their meanings.
objectives of this course include an in-depth study of food choices and food
will develop an understanding of planning, preparation and evaluation of
balanced healthy meals during pregnancy and lactation. Students are exposed to
cultural food patterns of other countries.
In this courses, concepts are learned and consolidated through
practical, hands-on applications. At the
same time, students are given the opportunity to develop critical and
thinking and research skills.
This course explores the factors
that affect attitudes and decisions about food, examines current
issues of body image and food
choices and safe kitchen and food hygiene.
Students will learn how to make informed food choices and how to prepare
healthy meals using Canada Food Guide.
The course also introduces students to research
skills related to food and nutrition.
Home Economics 15G
course introduces students to safe and sanitary food
handling procedures, equipment care,comprehension of recipes and the
importance of efficient work habits. Students will develop an understanding of
planning, preparation and evaluation of balanced healthy meals. Students are
exposed to effective decision making and problem solving techniques and basic
machine skills, including parts and functions of the sewing machine. Students
will construct simple projects using the sewing machine.