Where we are in place and time

Unit 3

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Transdisciplinary Theme

Where we are in place and time: an inquiry into orientation in place and time; personal histories; homes and journeys; the discoveries, explorations and migrations of humankind; the relationship between and the interconnectedness of individuals and civilizations, from local and global perspectives.

Central Idea

People make a place a home for different reasons.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts

  • connection: interaction
  • causation: impact
  • perspective

Lines of Inquiry

  • Geography determines where people live.
  • People migrate for better opportunities
  • People do not always choose where to settle

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • inquirer
  • open-minded
  • reflective

Approaches to Learning

  • thinking skills 
  • research skills

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits