(Extra Unit/Old MYP)

This topic investigates the key resources we rely on and the impact our demand is having on environmental, social, economic and political landscapes of our world.

Area Of Interaction

Human Ingenuity - The development and utilisation of resources throughout recent history.

Key Concept

Systems - the dynamic nature of the changing demand for resources.

Concept Question

To what extent can humans continue to manipulate earth's resources?

Significant Concepts

  1. To understand the changing role of resources as technological advancements take place.
  2. To have knowledge of Malthusian and Boserup's theory.
  3. To have knowledge of the impact that the extraction and utilisation of resources have on our physical, social, economic and political landscapes.