What does understanding of this central idea look like?
“Humans respond and adapt to the continual changing nature of the Earth”
Key Concepts: Change, form, causation
Related Concepts: Adaptation, movement
Lines of Inquiry:
- How the Earth changes and continues to change
- Why the Earth changes
- Human’s responses to the Earth’s changes
- How the different components of the Earth are interrelated
The summative assessment is an open-ended performance task: Students propose and explain a way in which humans could respond and adapt to the continual changing nature of the Earth in an area that has been effected by change.
This unit is taught in Grades 3 and 4 / 7-9 year-olds!