Big Idea: Biodiversity

Big Idea: Biodiversity

 RESOURCES Return to Resources Big Idea: Biodiversity Biodiversity refers to the importance of having a large number of different species of animals, plants and microorganisms to the survival of all species. In a diverse ecosystem all species have an important...
Big Idea: Health

Big Idea: Health

RESOURCES Return to Resources Health is a Big Idea that impacts everyone. It cuts across science, history, policy, habits, age, gender, culture and geography. As a source for a challenge, health can be contextualized and made meaningful in almost every situation and...
Big Idea: Iteration

Big Idea: Iteration

RESOURCES Return to Resources Originating as a term in mathematics and computer science the concept of iteration has moved into design and learning. Iteration is at the heart of Challenge Based Learning (CBL). From identifying and refining big ideas and challenges to...
Big Idea: Justice

Big Idea: Justice

RESOURCES Return to Resources The Big Idea of justice demonstrates the importance of creating a shared vocabulary before developing challenges and solutions. Justice and the related concepts of impartiality and fairness are complex ideas that we may assume everyone...
Big Idea: Kindness

Big Idea: Kindness

RESOURCES Return to Resources Who doesn’t need a little more kindness? Developing a Challenge from the Big Idea of kindness provides an opportunity to explore concepts that transcend cultures and have philosophical, structural, personal, and practical components. The...