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This program supports the following areas of the AusVELS.

Level: 9 and 10

Domain: Histroy

StrandDescription

Historical knowledge and Understanding

The Modern World and Australia (1750–1901)
The transformation of the 'Old World' and the creation of 'New World' settler societies such as Australia define this era.

Australia in the Modern World (1901–present)
The twentieth century was an important period in Australia's social, economic, political and cultural development.

History skills

  • Chronology terms and concepts
  • Sequence historical people and events
  • Use historical terms
  • Pose a range of questions about the past
  • Analysis and use of resources
  • Locate relevant information from resources provided
  • Perspectives and interpretations
  • Identify different points of view
  • Explanation and communication
  • Develop historical texts , particularly narratives
  • Use a range of communication forms (oral, graphic, written) and digital technologies
Links across the curriculum
  • Literacy
  • Personal and social capability
  • Information and communication technology capability
  • Critical and creative thinking

Cross-curriculum priorities (Indigenous/Asia/Sustainability): Sustainability

Domain: Science

StrandDescription

Science understanding and knowledge

Explores the diversity of living things and is supported by a range of scientific evidence.

Science as a human endeavor

Nature and Development of Science
Scientific understanding, including models and theories, are contestable and are refined over time through a process of review by the scientific community.

Advances in scientific understanding often rely on developments in technology and technological advances are often linked to scientific discoveries.

Use and influence of science
People can use scientific knowledge to evaluate whether they should accept claims, explanations or predictions.

The values and needs of contemporary society can influence the focus of scientific research

Science inquiry skills

Questioning and predicting
Formulate questions or hypotheses that can be investigated scientifically

Processing and analysing data and information
Use knowledge of scientific concepts to draw conclusions that are consistent with evidence

Evaluating
Critically analyse the validity of information in secondary sources and evaluate the approaches used to solve problems

Communicating
Communicate scientific ideas and information for a particular purpose, including constructing evidence-based arguments and using appropriate scientific language, conventions and representations.

Links across the curriculum

English Curriculum: Literacy / Interacting with others

Use organisation patterns, voice and language conventions to present a point of view on a subject, speaking clearly, coherently and with effect, using logic, imagery and rhetorical devices to engage audiences

Cross-curriculum priorities (Indigenous/Asia/Sustainability): Sustainability

Domain: Art

StrandDescription

Exploring and responding

Students discuss traditional and contemporary arts works using appropriate arts language to describe the content, structure and expressive qualities of their own and other people's works from a range of arts disciplines and forms.

They interpret and compare key features of arts works made in a range of times, places and cultures.

They identify and describe influences on their own works and discuss the purposes for which arts works are created in different historical and cultural contexts

Creating and making

Students independently and collaboratively experiment with and apply a range of skills, techniques and processes using a range of media, materials, equipment and technologies to plan, develop, refine, make and present arts works.

Links across the curriculum

English Curriculum: Literacy / Interacting with others

Use organisation patterns, voice and language conventions to present a point of view on a subject, speaking clearly, coherently and with effect, using logic, imagery and rhetorical devices to engage audiences

Cross-curriculum priorities (Indigenous/Asia/Sustainability): Sustainability