Unit of Inquiry ( January – February 2018)

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 resolution

Central idea: Distribution of wealth affects communities and individuals’ access to equal opportunities.

Concepts: Form, Causation, Reflection

Related concepts: wealth, power, access, conflict, homelessness

Lines of Inquiry:

  • Relationship between wealth and power

  • The impact of the distribution of wealth on communities and individuals

  • Equitable access to resources and opportunities



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