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

Innovations and ideas develop over time.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts

  • connection: similarities and differences
  • causation: inspiration
  • function: attributes

Lines of Inquiry

  • Innovations of civilizations depict the values of a culture.

  • Similarities and differences across cultures.

  • Societies gain knowledge and learn from other’s ideas.

  • Usage of light and sound

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • inquirer,
  • thinker
  • open-Minded

Approaches to Learning

  • research skills
  • thinking skills 

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits