Where we are in place and time

Unit 2

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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

Civilizations contribute to our culture.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts

  • form: structure
  • connection: similarities and differences
  • causation: influence

Lines of Inquiry

  • People ask questions and research to learn.

  • Geography shapes civilizations.

  • The contributions of ancient civilizations influence present day.

  • Civilizations change over time.

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • open-minded

  • reflective

  • inquirer

Approaches to Learning

  • research skills 

  • communication skills

  • self-Management skills

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