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Life orientation

Grade 7

Personal development

Module 10

Strategy for the implementation and enhancement of a personal self-image and that of others by means of a positive approach

Activity 1:

To answer questions after having read a newspaper article

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Individual assignment

  1. Carefully read through the following (translated) newspaper report:

SA Swimmer In Queen’s Jubilee Album

LONDON - The Cape swimmer Natalie du Toit is mentioned in an official commemorative publication for Queen Elizabeth’s golden jubilee as a young person in whom the “spirit of the future” is manifested.

The 18-year old Natalie, a national swimming champion, lost her leg in a motorcycle accident in Cape Town last year while she was training for the Olympic Games in 2004. She is still determined to win an Olympic medal.

She is one of only eight young people from altogether 54 Commonwealth countries who were singled out to feature in this glossy publication. According to Buckingham Palace these youths managed to “overcome obstacles and inspire others”.

Special mention is also made of the Johannesburg child aids activist, the 12-year old Nkosi Johnson, who died of aids in June last year.

According to the editor, Gaythorne Silvester, Natalie was chosen from thousands of youths of the Commonwealth countries because of “the exceptional way in which she reacted to a challenge that crossed her path”.

“Natalie is somebody who exemplifies the spirit of the future. We were immediately captivated when we heard of her brave story via the British Council in South Africa,” the editor explained.

Translated from Die Burger , 1 May 2002

Answer the following questions on a separate piece of paper:

  • Name at least three positive character traits of Natalie’s personality.
  • What do you think you would have done under similar circumstances?
  • What big hardships have made life difficult for you?
  • How did you deal with those hardships?
  • Name one other person in your family, school or community who you also regard as an exceptional example to others.
  • The queen writes that the “spirit of the future” is manifested in Natalie’s life. What does that actually mean?
  • Which positive attributes would you like to see manifesting in yourself and fellow South-Africans to become part of the “spirit of the future?”
  • If you should encounter a serious setback, what will you do to overcome it?
  • How can you support others with problems or physical disabilities to help them overcome their setbacks?
  • If you were to prepare a commemorative publication about young people who had overcome setbacks and thereby inspired others, who would you select and why?

Activity 2:

To compile a document to commemorate young people who are examples to others

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Group assignment

Compile a commemorative publication on eight young people who, like Natalie du Toit, had overcome personal setbacks and set an example to other South-Africans.

Assessment

Learning outcomes(LOs)
LO 3
Personal DevelopmentThe learner will be able to use acquired life skills to achieve and extend personal potential to respond effectively to challenges in his or her world.
Assessment standards(ASs)
We know this when the learner:
3.1 reports on the implementation of strategies to enhance own and others’ self-image through positive actions;
3.2 evaluates media and other influences on personal lifestyle choices and proposes appropriate responses;
3.3 explains and evaluates own coping with emotions and own response to change;
3.4 shows evidence of respect for others and the ability to disagree in constructive ways;
3.5 demonstrates and reflects on decision-making skills;
3.6 critically evaluates own study skill strategies.

Questions & Answers

where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
nanopartical of organic/inorganic / physical chemistry , pdf / thesis / review
Ali
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
learn
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
learn
Google
da
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Bhagvanji
hey
Giriraj
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
revolt
da
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
ya I also want to know the raman spectra
Bhagvanji
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
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
Alexandre
nanocopper obvius
Alexandre
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
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
Hafiz
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
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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