UOI 4 Sharing The Planet (Jan 8 – Feb 15, 2018)

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 resolution.

Central idea

Equal access to the Earth’s finite resources provides challenges for the global community.


Function, Connection, Responsibility

Related Concepts

equity, finite resources, distribution, conflict resolution

Lines of Inquiry

Finite and infinite natural resources

The distribution of natural resources

Challenges to have equitable access to natural resources

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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