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

Availability of resources leads to community choices.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts

  • Form: Structure
  • Causation: Impact
  • Connection: Interconnectedness

Lines of Inquiry

  • Relationships between communities and the land
  • Structure of our environment
  • How knowledge empowers us to take responsibility

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • Inquirer
  • Thinker
  • Communicator

Approaches to Learning

  • Thinking Skills - Evaluation: Evaluate evidence and argument, and associated decisions. 
  • Self-Management Skills - Informed Choices

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits