Transdisciplinary Theme : Sharing the Planet
An inquiry into rights and responsibilities in the struggle to share finite resources with other people and with other living things; communities and the relationships within and between them; access to equal opportunities; peace and conflict.
Central idea: Equal access to the Earth’s finite resources provides challenges for the global community.
Concepts: Form, Connection, Responsibility
Related concepts: water, finite resources, distribution, access
Lines of Inquiry:
- Natural resources
- The distribution of natural resources
- Equitable access to natural resources
- Resolving conflict over resources
What (knowledge): To know kinds of finite natural resources
Why(conceptual understanding): in order to understand importance of finite resources and their equal distribution to global community
How (situation): You are a minister of natural resources. You are going to promote ways to minimize challenges in getting equal access to the finite natural resources.
Choose 1 type of finite natural resource
Analyse the challenges related to the chosen natural resource
Propose strategies to avoid/resolve 1 challenge
- The media chosen are supportive and easy understand
- Oral presentation is easy to follow and understand (Communication skills)
Assessment Tools: Rubric
Assessment Strategy: Open-ended tasks