Sharing the planet

Unit 5

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

People have a responsibility to understand and conserve Earth’s resources.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts

  • responsibility: conservation, resources
  • connection: systems
  • form: characteristics

Lines of Inquiry

  • Continents have specific geographical characteristics.

  • Human choices interconnect with resources

  • Human and natural events change the environment.

  • People have a responsibility to conserve Earth’s resources.

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • balanced
  • caring

Approaches to Learning

  • communication skills
  • research skills

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits