How we organize ourselves

Unit 3

Transdisciplinary Theme

How we organize ourselves: an inquiry into the interconnectedness of human-made systems and communities; the structure and function of organizations; societal decision-making; economic activities and their impact on humankind and the environment.

Central Idea

Choices have intended and unintended consequences.

Key Concepts: Related Concepts

  • change: connection, structure
  • perspective: resistance
  • responsibility: power, conflict

Lines of Inquiry

  • conflict and resolution result in change
  • power, perspective, and freedom
  • people make impactful choices

Attributes of the Learner Profile

  • Principled
  • Open-Minded
  • Communicator

Approaches to Learning

  • Thinking skills
  • Social Skills

FCPS Portrait of a Graduate Traits

  • Collaborator

FCPS Curriculum by Content Area