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Description - OCR Home Economics for AS by Alexis Rickus

Endorsed by OCR for use with the OCR AS Home Economics (Food, Nutrition and Health) specification, this book is designed to support students in their study and exam preparation. Containing essential information that students will use for the course, the book presents key areas of knowledge in an accessible, uncomplicated and concise fashion. Illustrated with photos and pictures throughout, it includes: - group and individual activities throughout the text - exam practice questions at the end of each unit - exam preparation - practice questions with worked answers and commentary - a comprehensive glossary of all the key terms that are defined in the text. CONTENTS: Unit 1: Society and health Demography Family and society Key issues for society Environmental issues Social issues Health Unit 2: Resource management Resources Food provision Selection and purchase of household goods Food preparation and cooking equipment Food safety and hygiene Assessment advice

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780340968031
ISBN-10: 0340968036
Format: Paperback
(276mm x 219mm x 11mm)
Pages: 232
Imprint: Hodder Education
Publisher: Hodder Education
Publish Date: 25-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Alexis Rickus

Alexis Rickus is a head of Food and Textiles Technology in a large comprehensive school in the West Midlands. She has worked for a major awarding body as a senior examiner in both GCSE and GCE qualifications for a number of years. She is a chief examiner and principal examiner for a major awarding body. Bev Saunder is a Head of Year in a large comprehensive school in Malvern where she is responsible for GCSE Catering and A level Home Economics: Food, Nutrition and Health. In addition she is a principal moderator for a major awarding body.