How the world works
An inquiry into the natural world and its laws; the interaction between the natural world (physical and biological) and human societies; how humans use their understanding of scientific principles; the impact of scientific and technological advances on society and on the environment.
Central Idea: Energy exists in different forms and has an impact on society and the environment.
Key Concepts: Connection
Lines of inquiry:
Forms and interactions of energy and energy transfers
Collection and generation of different forms of energy
The impact of energy use on the environment and society
Energy sustainability for the future
ICT RESOURCES
Bubbl.us
WALLWISHER
NOTEPUB
MEMIARY
EDMODO

Year 5 Semester 1 moodle page

GOOGLE EARTH - **RENEWABLE ENERGY**



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:
Conflict resolution impacts on communities and relationships.
Key Concepts: Perspective, Responsibility
Lines of inquiry:
Causes of conflict
Effective conflict resolution
Ways of maintaining peace
Living and working together peacefully

ICT TOOLS
READWRITEWEB - CONFLICT MAP
BUBBL.US
WALLWISHER
VIDEO ROLE PLAYS

Frontloading and Library
Rebel by Allan Baille
Burma history Myanmar history
Storymapping tool Peace links Sharing the Planet (delicious) links