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Life orientation

Grade 9

My future career

Module 11



Determining our personal values is a very important part of our future success and happiness. Our values are how we feel about what is done in the particular job and the contribution it makes to society. It also includes the conditions in which we work, for instance whether it is done indoors or out of doors, as well as what we can earn in the specific occupation (the income potential).

Let us take a look at your personal values. Judge them according to the 4-point scale with the following values:

1: not at all like me

2: slightly like me

3: quite a bit like me

4: definitely like me

VALUES 4 3 2 1
Want to contribute to improving the world in which we live
Want to help people with their problems
Want to cooperate with other people as part of a group
Want to work alone
Want to compete with other people
Want to be able to make own decisions
Want to work under pressure (work against time)
Want to change other people’s attitudes and opinions
Want to be involved in the quest for knowledge and understanding
Want to be involved in art, music and drama
Want to study and appreciate the beauty of objects
Want to supervise other people’s work
Like activities that are constantly changing
Would like to work with information
Want to be sure of work routine and duties
Would like to design new methods and programmes
Like situations where accuracy is of utmost importance
Want people to notice your contribution
Want to experience excitement in your work all the time
Want to know that you will earn lots of money



orientation to the world of work

The learner will be able to make informed decisions about further study and career choices.

ASSESSMENT STANDARDS: We know this when the learner:

5.1 researches study and career funding providers;

5.2 motivates own career and study choices;

5.3 critically reflects and reports on opportunities in the workplace;

5.4 discusses rights and responsibilities in the workplace;

5.5 outlines a plan for own lifelong learning.

Questions & Answers

Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
for screen printed electrodes ?
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
or in general
in general
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
On having this app for quite a bit time, Haven't realised there's a chat room in it.
what is biological synthesis of nanoparticles
Sanket Reply
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
Smarajit Reply
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