Sharing the planet

Unit 4

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

We have a responsibility to collect and interpret information in order to take action.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts

  • responsibility: behavior, action
  • function: systems
  • connection: interdependence

Lines of Inquiry

  • We evaluate information to construct meaning

  • Data is a tool to make decisions

  • The connection between persuasion and action

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • caring
  • knowledgeable
  • thinker

Approaches to Learning

  • communication skills
  • research skills

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits