• Grade 1
  • How the World Works

Central idea: Exploration of light and sound offers opportunities to think like scientists.

Key concepts:  form, causation, change

Related concepts: transfer, energy, manipulation

Lines of Inquiry:

  • The sources and properties of light and sound
  • Ways to manipulate light and sound
  • How light and sound can be used

PYP Subject Focus:

  • ICT Dance Music Art Religion Mathematics Language

Approaches to learning:

  • Research skills

Learner Profile:

  • Thinkers
  • Risk takers


  • energy
  • manipulation
  • transfer