How the world works
Duration: July 26th- August 26th
Central idea: The scientific and social understanding of the world allows human beings to adapt and transform their environment.
Key concepts: Function, Responsibility, change
Related concepts: Pattern, Sequence, Truth
Identifying what one wants to know and asking compelling and relevant questions
Using all of the senses to notice relevant details
Developing a course of action and devising ways to find out the necessary information
Acquisition of Knowledge
Gaining specific facts, ideas, vocabulary; remembering in similar form
Grasping meaning from material learned; communicating and interpreting learning
Taking knowledge or ideas apart; separating into component parts; seeing relationships; finding unique characteristics.
Lines of inquiry:
Math: Coordinate Plane
UOI: The Industrial Revolution, Electric Circuits
Language arts: Informative Text