Sharing the planet

Unit 1

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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

In a system, parts are interdependent.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts

  • responsibility: action 
  • connection: relationship
  • causation: action

Lines of Inquiry

  • Ecosystems depend on the relationship between living things.
  • Cycles occur within nature.
  • Interdependency between resources and migration.
  • We have a responsibility to protect ecosystems.

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • caring
  • inquirer

Approaches to Learning

  • thinking skills
  • social skills

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