How we organize ourselves

Unit 2

Transdisciplinary Theme

How we organize ourselves: an inquiry into the interconnectedness of human-made systems and communities; the structure and function of organizations; societal decision-making; economic activities and their impact on humankind and the environment.

Central Idea

The environment defines communities.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts

  • connection: relationship

  • causation: influence

  • change: transformation

Lines of Inquiry

  • Resources and innovation
  • The relationship between people and place
  • Choices and values

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • Open-Minded
  • Inquirer
  • Communicator

Approaches to Learning

  • social skills
  • self-management skills

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits