Sharing The Planet ( April – June 2016)

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 relationships within and between them; access to opportunities; peace and conflict resolution.

Central idea :

Equal access to earth finite resources provides challenges for the global community.

Lines of Inquiry :

  • Natural resources
  • Resolving conflict over resources
  • The distribution of natural resources
  • Equitable access to natural resources

Key Concepts : Form, Connection, Responsibility

Related Concepts :  equity, finite resources, distribution, access

Summative Assessment :

What (knowledge):  To know kinds of finite natural resources

Why:  in order to understand importance of finite resources and their equal distribution to global community

How: You are an expert staff in the ministry 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 equal distribution chosen natural resource
  • Propose strategies to avoid/resolve 1 challenge             

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