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Life orientation

Grade 7

A healthy lifestyle

Module 2

How to address environmental health problems

Ways in which environmental health problems can be addressed.

Activity 1:

To embark on a project as a class or grade

[lo 1.2]

Class or grade activity

(The whole school can be involved in the activity.)

Here is a list of projects that can be undertaken by the class or grade. The projects can be completed within one day, a number of weeks, or can cover a whole term. Quite a number of skills can be addressed by undertaking such a project. The successful execution of such a project will have a positive effect on both humans and animals in the community and also promote the image of the school. There are many possibilities and learners need not do only the suggested projects. A sudden disaster (e.g. floods, an air disaster, etc.) can be used very effectively. Remember that it is very important to plan all the phases in order to achieve success. (Think of using things such as circular letters to all learners, advertisements in the school, media coverage, guest speakers, thank you letters, and so forth.) Explore the possibility of initiating and completing a new project every term!

Suggested projects

  • Collecting jerseys or clothing for Child Welfare
  • Collecting toys for a children’s home or nursery school
  • Collecting ingredients for soup for an old-age home or for a shelter for street children in winter
  • Collecting books for a school that doesn’t have a library yet
  • Organising a Christmas concert for the local old-age home or hospice
  • Taking floral bouquets and cards to the local hospital
  • Organising a coin-laying event for the local animal protection unit or the South African Guide Dog Association
  • Participating in Rose Day which is held annually in October and is organised by the Child Welfare Society or the Rotary organisation
  • Having a special Arbour Day event
  • Establishing a vegetable garden at your school for the needy people in your area

Assessment

Learning outcomes(LOs)
LO 1
HEALTH PROMOTIONThe learner will be able to make informed decisions regarding personal, community and environmental health.
Assessment standards(ASs)
We know this when the learner:
1.1 proposes ways to improve the nutritional value of own personal diet;
1.2 evaluates actions to address an environmental health problem;
1.3 describes strategies for living with diseases, including HIV/AIDS;
1.4 discusses the personal feelings, community norms, values and social pressures associated with sexuality.

Questions & Answers

Application of nanotechnology in medicine
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
what is a peer
LITNING Reply
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
LITNING Reply
What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
Rafiq
if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
Anam
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Anam
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
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
?
Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
Adin
what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Joe
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
research.net
kanaga
sciencedirect big data base
Ernesto
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
hi
Loga
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
Bharti
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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Source:  OpenStax, Life orientation grade 7. OpenStax CNX. Sep 10, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11029/1.1
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