First Grade Team
Sharing the Planet
IB Unit of Inquiry : Sharing the Planet

Central Idea: 

Earth materials and their use affect life.

Lines of Inquiry:    
•Properties of earth materials
•How earth materials are used
•Responsible use of earth materials  
During this unit we are focusing on these:
IB Profiles Knowledgeable, Reflective
IB Attitudes: Respect, Integrity
These are some good websites for children to explore and learn about earth materials.

Earth Materials / eduplace

Earth Material Uses

Rocks & Soil / BBC science clips

Neighborhood Rocks


Electricity and Energy

The Fuse Box