First People’s Principle of Learning

Interconnectedness is how things are connected to each other. They might be connected in any way, whether it’s spiritual, physical, emotional… What we learned in this unit might relate to interconnectedness, like how there are different areas of the foods chain, from the primary producers to tertiary consumers. They rely on each other to survive, and if you remove one part of the food chain, there might be other parts that disappear with it.


Another example might be the water cycle, how we need the water to survive, and all other living organisms. And water is recycled, so that might be a way how we connect to the nature.


Sustainability is to avoid the depletion of natural resources and maintaining ecological balance. If you can’t keep the environment clean, bad things would happen like global warming. The first nation makes sure they take care of their resources and tries their best to keep an ecological balance. If we don’t take care of our planet, there might not be enough energy for the future generations. By losing trees would impact how much fresh air we get, trees produce a lot of our oxygen and if we lose it we can only depend on the plants in the ocean, which are already affected by the polluted water. To reduce pollution and the waste of energy we can do a lot of things. We can use natural things to create energy, we can try using less energy, and try using less things that are harmful to the