Theme: 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.

TOPIC: Biomimicry

Central Idea:
The functions and behaviors of organisms influence human design

Lines of Inquiry:
  • The structures and development of organisms
  • How plants and animals respond to stimuli
  • Responsible design utilizing functions and/or behaviors of organisms