Where we are in place and time

Unit 2

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

Migrants make decisions based on human and environmental factors.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts

  • change: adaptation
  • connection: interdependence
  • causation: impact

Lines of Inquiry

  • Reasons people migrate

  • Past and present migration

  • The relationship between native people and migrants

  • Effects of migration

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • risk-taker

  • balanced

Approaches to Learning

  • research skills
  • social skills

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits