HUMANITIES – Subject Type: Core; Full Year
The unit provides study of history from the end of the ancient period to the beginning of the modern period, c.650 AD (CE) – 1750. Students will undertake the following depth studies:
· The Vikings (c.790 – c.1066)
· The Black Death in Asia, Europe and Africa (14th century plague).
· Landforms and Landscape: This unit examines the processes that shape individual landforms, the values and meanings placed on landforms and landscapes by diverse cultures, hazards associated with landscapes, and management of landscapes.
· Changing Nations: This unit investigates the changing human geography of countries, as revealed by shifts in population distribution.
Civics & Citizenship
This unit provides a study of the rights, obligations and freedoms of citizens and how Australians can actively participate in their democracy.
Economics & Business
This unit provides students with the opportunity to develop an understanding of the role of government in the market.
Pathway – Year 9 Humanities