Food Groups

The five food groups are:

  1. Carbohydrates

  2. Protein

  3. Milk and Dairy Products

  4. Fruit and Vegetables

  5. Fats and Sugars

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 ZODIAC SIGNS

                                             

SIGN MEANING DATES
Aries The Ram 21st March to 20th April
Taurus The Bull 21st April to 21st May
Gemini The Twins 22nd May to 21st June
Cancer The Crab 22nd June to 22nd July
Leo The Lion 23rd July to 23rd August
Virgo The Virgin 24th August to 22nd September
Libra The Balance 23rd September to 22nd October
Scorpio The Scorpion 23rd October to 21st November
Sagittarius The Archer 22nd November to 21st December
Capricorn The Goat 22nd December to 19th January
Aquarius The Water Carrier 20th January to 18th February
Pisces The Fish 19th February to 20th March

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Systems of Measurement

 

A system of measurement is a collection of measures and the rules relating them to each other.
There are two major systems of measurement: the Imperial System and the Metric System.

The Imperial System

Length
1 foot (ft) = 12 inches (in)
1 yard (yd) = 3 feet
1 mile (mi) = 5280 feet
1 mile = 1760 yards

Weight
1 pound (lb) = 16 ounces (oz)
1 stone = 14 pounds
1 ton = 2000 pounds

Volume
1 cup = 8 fluid ounces (fl oz)
1 pint = 2 cups
1 quart (qt) = 2 pints
1 gallon = 4 quarts

The Metric System
In the metric system conversions are made by multiplying or dividing by factors of 10.

Length
The standard unit of length is the metre.

1 millimetre = 0.001 metre
1 centimetre = 0..01 metre
1 decimetre = 0.1 metre
1 kilometre = 1000 metres

Weight
The standard unit of weight is the gram.

1 milligram = 0.001 gram
1 centigram = 0.01 gram
1 decigram = 0.1 gram
1 kilogram = 1000 grams

Volume
The standard unit of volume is the litre.

1 millilitre = 0.001 litre
1 centilitre = 0.01 litre
1 decilitre = 0.1 litre
1 kilolitre = 1000 litres

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JOB INTERVIEW TIPS

Here are some interview tips to help you get a job offer:

  • Shake hands with your interviewer(s) and smile when you first meet your interviewer(s)
  • Sit up straight in your seat in the interview room
  • Be confident and relaxed
  • Maintain good eye contact with your interviewer(s)
  • Ask for clarification if you are not sure what is meant by a particular question
  • Sell yourself by telling the interviewer(s) how your relevant skills and experience will contribute to the organisation
  • Ask questions about the job when asked whether you have any questions
  • Do not criticise your previous employers or jobs
  • Tell your interviewer(s) that you are interested in the job
  • Thank your interviewer(s) at the end of the interview
  • Follow up with a call or email after the interview

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PHOBIA

 

A phobia is an extreme and unrealistic fear of an object, animal, place, situation or person.

Examples of phobias are listed below:

Agoraphobia: fear of open places or public places

Arachnophobia: fear of spiders

Acrophobia: fear of heights

Astraphobia: fear of thunder and lightning

Claustrophobia: fear of confined spaces

Cynophobia: fear of dogs

Coulrophobia: fear of clowns

Haemophobia: fear of blood

Homophobia: fear or hatred of homosexuals

Koumpounophobia: fear of buttons

Necrophobia: fear of death or corpses

Phobophobia: fear of phobias or fear of fear

Social phobia: fear of social situations

Xenophobia: fear of strangers or foreigners

Zoophobia: fear of animals

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THE HUMAN BRAIN

Our brain is an organ of soft nervous tissue, which along with the spinal cord and peripheral nerves comprises the body’s central nervous system.
The brain is located in the skull which protects it from injury.

The brain consists of many specialised parts that work together to control our movements, personalities, thoughts and memory.

The cerebrum:  The largest part of our brain, made up of grey matter and white matter. The tightly folded grey matter gives the brain its wrinkly look.
The cerebrum plays a role in our memory, senses, speech, personality, movement, vision, consciousness.
The cerebrum is divided into sections called lobes: Frontal lobes, Parietal lobes, Temporal lobes and the Occipital lobes.

The Cerebellum:  The second largest part of the brain helps control our balance, posture, language.

The brain stem:  Controls reflexes and crucial life functions.

The diencephalon:  Divided into sections; thalamus which relays information to and from the cerebral hemispheres, and the hypothalamus which controls sensory function and the secretion of some hormones.

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HOW TO CHOOSE A LAPTOP

 

 

  • Think about what you need the laptop for
  • Choose an operating system, e.g. Windows, Mac OS
  • Think about the specifications you require, e.g. CPU, RAM memory, Battery life, Hard drive, Display, Graphics card, USB slots, Screen resolution
  • Determine your budget
  • Ensure the laptop is manufactured by a reputable company
  • Purchase the laptop from a reputable seller

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HOW TO SECURE YOUR INTERNET EXPERIENCE

  • Use a security software
  • Apply software updates and enable automatic updates
  • Update your web browser when prompted
  • Be cautious with email attachments and untrusted links
  • Use caution when providing sensitive information
  • Exercise caution when chatting on the internet
  • Use strong passwords

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HOW TO CREATE A STRONG PASSWORD

 

 

  • Choose a password that is easy to remember but difficult for others to guess
  • Choose a password that is 8 to 10 characters long, the longer the stronger
  • Crate a password consisting of numbers, symbols, letters with upper and lower case characters
  • Do not create passwords with your personal information e.g. date of birth, spouse’s name, user name
  • Create different passwords for different accounts
  • Update your passwords regularly

 

 

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HOW TO PREPARE FOR A JOB INTERVIEW

 

 

  • Understand the role
  • Find out what format the interview will take
  • Research the organisation
  • Practise potential questions and prepare responses
  • Prepare questions to ask the interviewers

  • Review your CV
  • Choose what to wear
  • Plan your journey
  • Pack a copy of your CV, ID and writing materials
  • Get enough sleep

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