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Boys and bees make honey for fees

14 February 2020

honey on a spoon

Fifteen-year-old George Eschenbach is the sales manager. Harry, Jack, and Henry are mostly out in the fields. The honey is sold to finance tertiary studies.

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Other useful resources

See the boys' honey website: Assurahoney.co.nz.

Indicators of progression for discussion starters

Component Indicator Level
Characteristics of technology
  • Use this and other examples to describe how societal and/or environmental issues can influence what people decided to make, how they would undertake planning, the selection of resources, and how they would make and test an outcome.
  • Identify that technological knowledge is knowledge that technologists agree is useful in ensuring a successful outcome.
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to explain how interdisciplinary collaboration in technology can enhance and/or inhibit technological development and implementation 6

Image courtesy of Florian Kurz from Pixabay.

Keywords: food, processing, characteristics of technology

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