Sharing the planet

Unit 1

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

Within a system, every part has a role to play.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts

  • responsibility: action 
  • connection: interaction
  • causation: impact

Lines of Inquiry

  • How parts impact the systems
  • How resources impact migration
  • Our responsibility to protect ecosystems

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • caring
  • inquirer

Approaches to Learning

  • Thinking - Evaluation
  • Self-Management - Goal Setting and Managing Self

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits

  • Collaborator
  • Goal-Directed and Resilient Individual

FCPS Curriculum by Content Area