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

Knowledge and resources create an opportunity for adaptation.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts

  • perspective: point of view
  • change: adaptation
  • causation: impact

Lines of Inquiry

  • An inquiry into the opportunities for adaptation

  • An inquiry into how the environment affects living things

  • An inquiry into the relationship between perspective and change

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • reflective

  • thinker

  • inquirer

Approaches to Learning

  • research skills
  • thinking skills
  • self-management skills 

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits