Unit of Inquiry (August – September 2017)

Trans-theme: Who We Are

Central Idea: Effective interactions between human body systems contribute to health.

Key Concepts: Function, Change, Connection

Related Concepts: Body System, Independence, Health

Lines of Inquiry:

  1. How body systems work
  2. How body systems are interdependent
  3. Enhancing lifestyle for health

Characters: Responsibility, Active

Learner Profiles: Thinker, Knowledgeable, Balanced

Attitudes: Commitment, Curiosity, Independence

Trans-skills: Thinking skills, self management Skills

Enterprise Skills: Analysing information, responsibility, resourcefulness

Students are able to:

  •    describe how body systems work
  •    describe how body system are interdependent
  •    explain the impact of lifestyle choices on the body

Applied skills:

  •    To make and test predictions
  •    To consider scientific models and applications of these models (including their limitations)
  •    To use a variety of instruments and tools to measure data accurately
  •    To interpret and evaluate data gathered in order to draw conclusions
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