UOI How We Organize Ourselves (August – September 2015)

PYP Update

This is some information about our first Unit of Inquiry.

Transdisciplinary Theme: How We Organize Ourselves

An inquiry into the interconnectedness of human-made system and communities; the structure and function of organization; societal decision-making; economic activities and their impact on humankind and the environment

Central Idea: Government systems influence the lives of citizens

Concept: Function, Causation, Connection

Related Concepts: Welfare, Governance, Citizenship, Law, Politics

Lines of Inquiry:

  • How government systems function
  • Impact of government on citizens
  • The rights and responsibilities of citizenship
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