UOI (August – September)

Transdisciplinary Theme: 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: Economic activity relies on systems of production, exchange and consumption of goods and services

Concepts: function, connection, responsibility

Related Concepts: supply and demand, trade

Lines of Inquiry:

  1. The role of supply and demand
  2. The effect of globalization on the market place
  3. Our responsibility as consumers

The highlighted learner profiles for this unit: thinker and risk-taker

 

 

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