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South Africa — Diverse People Unite

South Africa’s motto, Ike e: /xarra //ke, “Diverse People Unite, conveys the intent and goal of the Republic of South Africa since 1994. As Nelson Rolihlahla Dalibhunga Mandela has passed away at 95, we focus on South Africa’s future as well as its past. Activities include the country’s rich heritage in arts and culture, its political and personal struggles to be released from apartheid, and the establishment of a democracy. South Africa is a case study of the effectiveness of international economic sanctions and America’s changing foreign policies.

NIE Curriculum Guides

MAIN NEWS invites students to explore the day’s international, national and local stories offering current and challenging information about people, places and events in the news. The exercises developed around the MAIN NEWS section have students work with and respond to science news, news abstracts, pictures and illustrations, editorial commentary, federal government activity, reporters’ journals and advertising.

Activities in this guide include geography and map studies, a bathymetric challenge and an assignment to write like a science journalist. Students have opportunities to follow the journeys of discovery of techie trekking journalism Paul Salopek and educators and students at sea on the E/V Nautilus.

 We focus on three areas in which governments deal with the legal and ethical obligations to provide education of good quality, without discrimination or exclusion: the rights of girls, children with physical disabilities, and undocumented students.

Chocolate, coffee and culinary arts mix with business and survival in the activities of this guide. Food choices balance nutrition content and value, taste preferences, accessibility and other factors. Likewise, the survival of birds and fish is a delicate balance of man's desires for foods, commercial fishing practices and climate change.