UOI 5 – Where We Are in Place and Time (19 February -6 April 2018)

An exploration into orientation in place and time; of our personal histories; homes and journeys; the discoveries, explorations and migrations of humankind;  relationships between and the interconnections of individuals and civilizations, from local and global perspectives.

Central Idea

Exploration leads to discovery and develops new understandings.


Causation, Change, Perspective

Related Concepts

Exploration, colonialism, power, history

Lines of Inquiry

Reasons for exploration

How explorations have taken place over time

The consequence of exploration on people and societies

Summative Assessment 

What (Knowledge): to know the purposes of exploration

Why (Conceptual Understanding): in order to understand that exploration leads to discovery and develops new understanding

How (Situation) : You are a statue of an explorer in Discovery Museum. You are going to show and explain about your exploration to visitors.


  • Mention the reasons for  exploration of a  famous explorer
  • Explain significant  findings and challenges they met/learnt
  • Explain the impacts of the exploration


Process: Oral presentation is easy to follow and understand (Communication skills)


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