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ENERGY AND SOCIETY

Energy for working. Energy is a key factor in national development. For instance, electrical energy is needed to do a lot of things. Poor management of the energy resources in a nation might cause it to remain in a state of underdevelopment. The three main societal needs of energy are mechanical work, heat supply and […]

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RENEWABLE AND NON-RENEWABLE ENERGY

Meaning of renewable and non-renewable energy Renewable energy is the energy resources that can be replaced as they are used up. Non-renewable energy is the energy resources that cannot be replenished as they are used up. Examples of renewable and non-renewable energy Examples of renewable sources of energy are: Sun Wind Water Biomass Sea (tides)

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ENERGY

Meaning of Energy Energy is defined as the ability or capacity to do work. The unit of energy is Joules (J) Sources of Energy There are two main sources of energy, the natural and the artificial sources of energy. The natural sources of energy are: Sun Food Natural gas Coal Wind Crude oil Wood Water

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HIV/AIDS II

Counselling and Testing Places to go for counselling and medical tests are: School guidance and counsellor Health centres Specialized institutions Youth centre Adolescent-focused NGOs Care and support The support and care that can be given to people living with HIV/AIDS are: Compassion and understanding which create a sense of love and build self-confidence Emotional support

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HIV/AIDS

HIV means Human Immunodeficiency Virus while AIDS means Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. HIV/AIDS is a deadly disease which has no cure yet. The virus, HIV is the cause of AIDS. This virus attacks the body’s immune defence system and breaks it down. Differences between HIV and AIDS HIV is the virus that causes AIDS. A

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SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS

Sexually transmitted infections (diseases) are infections that can be spread from one person to another through sexual intercourse with an infected person. Examples, Causative agents and symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) EXAMPLES OF STIs CAUSATIVE AGENT TRANSMISSION SYMPTOM PREVENTION 1 Gonorrhea Bacterium (Neisseria gonorrhoea) – Sexual intercourse – At delivery through infected mother to

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ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION I

Pollution is the contamination of our environment with dirty, poisonous and dangerous or hazardous substances. It is also defined as the release of waste products or materials into the environment that is harmful to life. These dirty, poisonous and dangerous or hazardous substances are called pollutants. Types of pollution Air pollution Water pollution Soil pollution

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REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM

Reproduction is the ability of living things to produce young ones like them. Reproduction is one of the characteristics of living things which is for the continuation of life. There are two types of reproduction. Asexual reproduction Sexual reproduction Asexual reproduction – this kind of reproduction involves a single parent to produce young ones. In

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KINETIC ENERGY

Kinetic energy is a form of energy that an object possesses due to its motion. It is defined as the energy an object has because of its mass and velocity. The formula for calculating kinetic energy is: Kinetic Energy Kinetic Energy (KE) = 0.5 * mass * velocity^2 where: – KE is the kinetic energy

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FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION

Communication Techniques Communication is the process of giving, receiving and understanding messages. It involves exchanging ideas, understanding, listening, expressing oneself, talking and using body language, facial expression and a host of other behaviours. Types of communication: 1.Verbal Communication; This is one of the most common ways of c communication which involves sending or receiving information

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WORK, ENERGY AND POWER

Energy is used up when work is done. The energy stored up in our muscular system is made available when we are to do work. The stored-up energy (potential energy) is converted to kinetic energy as work is being done. MEANING OF WORK, ENERGY AND POWER Work Work is done whenever a force is applied

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SKILL ACQUISITION

Skill acquisition is a special  ability impacted on somebody as a result of training  to do something well. REASONS FOR SKILL  OF ACQUISITION (1)     To get employment (ii) To be self employed because they don’t want to be under anybody (iii)     For decision making Iv   For risk taking V   For managing emergency situation Vi  For

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