Earth & Space

  • Grade 5
  • How the World Works
Earth & Space

Central Idea: Advances in technology have enhanced our understanding of the Earth and its place in the universe.

Key concepts: form, change, causation

Related concepts: exploration, space, systems

Lines of Inquiry:

  • Earth and its place in the universe
  • The earth’s physical features and how they form and change
  • The impact of space exploration

PYP Subject Focus:

  • Social Studies Science Art Religion Mathematics

Approaches to learning:

  • Research Skills
  • Thinking Skills

Learner Profile:

  • Knowledgeable
  • Risk Takers


  • exploration
  • Space
  • systems