Whanau Hobson

Is Power Used or Abused?

Rationale:

Power is the function of a relationship because it belongs not only to the leader, but also to the followers and the situation. Power is a source of energy which comes in many forms. Understanding how the power is used and being aware of its consequences. Hence when power is given, it can be used with consideration or it can be used in an abusive manner.

 
 
 
Term 1 What is Power?
 

Big Ideas and Key Understandings (expansion of the sub question) including inquiry questions:

Define power

Use icons/static images that show power and be able to justify this 

Be able to analyse power through readings 

Superpower vs power

Recognise the factors contribute to power 

Whanau treaty; how is power used here 

Power of the brain/ Growth Mindset 

Types of Power- Hidden, Visible and  Invisible

 

Term 2 What are different sources of energy? 
 

Big Ideas and Key Understandings (expansion of the sub question) including inquiry questions:

1. Where does energy come from? 

2. What are the most significant environmental impacts associated with our most widely used energy sources? 

3. What is the input and output of each energy system? 

4. What forms of energy losses can occur during an energy conversion?

 

Term 3 Who has the power and should they?
 

Big Ideas and Key Understandings (expansion of the sub question) including inquiry questions:

What does an effective leader do?

Who are leaders?

The leader in me

Effective leader vs ineffective leader

Types of Leaderships

Types of Government