Where we are in place and time

Unit 3

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

Conflict or cooperation occur when people seek resources.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts

  • reflection: interpretation
  • connection: interaction
  • causation: impact

Lines of Inquiry

  • Reasons for exploration
  • Different types of resources
  • Scarcity of resources causes conflict or trade
  • Impacts of exploration

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • Communicator

  • balanced

  • reflective

Approaches to Learning

  • social skills
  • communication skills

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits