Earth's Resources

  • Grade 4
  • Sharing the Planet
Earth's Resources

Central Idea: People’s actions can protect or deplete the Earth’s resources and may lead to conflict

Key concepts: causation , connection, responsibility

Related concepts: resources, equal access, conflict

Lines of Inquiry:

  • Earth’s Resources (renewable & non-renewable)
  • How the use and retrieval of Earth’s resources may lead to conflict
  • The impact of people’s choices on the sustainability of Earth’s resources (including energy)

PYP Subject Focus:

  • Social Studies Science Religion Mathematics

Approaches to learning:

  • Self Management

Learner Profile:

  • Leaders
  • Principled



  • conflict
  • equal access
  • resources