•  I.B. Unit of Study

      Who We Are
    An inquiry into nature of self; beliefs and values; personal, physical, mental, social, and spiritual health; human relationships; including families, friends, communities and cultures; rights and responsibilities; what it means to be human.  
     
    Central Idea:
    Our actions affect others. 
     
     Lines of Inquiry:
    Characteristics of citizens
     Contributions of citizens
     Responsibility for one's self (action)
     
     
    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:
    We have a responsibility to take care of our planet so it continues to provide for us.
     
     Lines of Inquiry:
     Uses of natural resources- conservation and recycling
     The Earth's composition
     Plant Parts, their functions, needs, and uses  
    Natural habitats
     
    How We Organize Ourselves
     
     An inquiry into the interconnectedness of human-made systems and communities; the structure and function of organizations; societal decision-making; economic activities and their impact on humankind and the environment. 
     
     Central Idea:
    System create order.
     
     Lines of Inquiry:
     Roles of citizens in community structures.
     Functions of government
     Outcome of economic choices.