Sharing the planet

Unit 6

Transdisciplinary Theme

Sharing the planet: an inquiry into rights and responsibilities in the struggle to share finite resources with other people and other living things; communities and the relationship within and between them; access to equal opportunities; peace and conflict resolution.

Central Idea

Our actions have consequences.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts


  • responsibility
  • connection: interdependence
  • function: consequences

Lines of Inquiry

  • Earth’s resources

  • How people make choices

  • The reason for research 

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • balanced

  • thinker

  • principled

Approaches to Learning

  • thinking skills
  • communication skills
  • self-management skills

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits