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Unit 2: Movements for Change in the 20th century Modern History

This unit examines significant movements for change in the 20th century that led to change in society, including people’s attitudes and circumstances. These movements draw on the major ideas described in Unit 1, have been closely connected with democratic …

Unit 2: Movements for Change in the 20th century | Modern History | Humanities and Social Sciences | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 3: Land cover transformations Geography

This unit focuses on the changing biophysical cover of the earth’s surface, its impact on global climate and biodiversity, and the creation of anthropogenic biomes. In doing so, it examines the processes causing change in the earth’s land cover. These …

Unit 3: Land cover transformations | Geography | Humanities and Social Sciences | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 4: The changing Earth - the cause and impact of Earth hazards Earth and Environmental Science

Earth hazards occur over a range of time scales and have significant impacts on Earth systems across a wide range of spatial scales. Investigation of naturally occurring and human-influenced Earth hazards enables prediction of their impacts, and the development …

Unit 4 | Earth and Environmental Science | Science | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 3: People, Power and Authority Ancient History

This unit involves an investigation of ONE ancient society across a broad historical period, with a particular emphasis on the nature and exercise of power and authority in that society. Students also study ONE individual who had a significant impact …

Unit 3: People, Power and Authority | Ancient History | Humanities and Social Sciences | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 1: Investigating the Ancient World Ancient History

This unit involves an investigation of how the ancient world has been represented. This involves an exploration of the remaining sources and how they have been interpreted. This unit focuses on issues relevant to the investigation of the ancient world …

Unit 1: Investigating the Ancient World | Ancient History | Humanities and Social Sciences | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 3: Modern Nations in the 20th century Modern History

This unit examines the characteristics of modern nations in the 20th century; the crises that confronted nations, their responses to these crises and the different paths nations have taken to fulfil their goals. Students study the characteristics of TWO …

Unit 3: Modern Nations in the 20th century | Modern History | Humanities and Social Sciences | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 4: The Modern World since 1945 Modern History

This unit examines some significant and distinctive features of the modern world within the period 1945 – 2010, in order to build students’ understanding of the contemporary world - that is, why we are here at this point in time. These include changes …

Unit 4: The Modern World since 1945 | Modern History | Humanities and Social Sciences | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 2: Sustainable places Geography

This unit examines the economic, social and environmental sustainability of places. While all places are subject to changes produced by economic, demographic, social, political and environmental processes, the outcomes of these processes vary depending …

Unit 2: Sustainable places | Geography | Humanities and Social Sciences | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 2: Ancient Societies Ancient History

This unit involves an investigation of how people lived in the ancient world through an examination of the evidence of the social, political and economic institutions and structures of TWO societies. Students will also study ONE significant feature of …

Unit 2: Ancient Societies | Ancient History | Humanities and Social Sciences | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 1: Natural and ecological hazards Geography

Natural and ecological hazards represent potential sources of harm to human life, health, income and property, and may affect elements of the biophysical, managed and constructed elements of environments. This unit focuses on identifying risks and managing …

Unit 1: Natural and ecological hazards | Geography | Humanities and Social Sciences | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 4: Global transformations Geography

This unit focuses on the process of international integration (globalisation) as a conceptual ‘lens’ through which to investigate issues in human geography. In doing so, it integrates the sub disciplines of economic and cultural geography, and political …

Unit 4: Global transformations | Geography | Humanities and Social Sciences | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 1: Understanding the Modern World Modern History

This unit examines developments of significance in the modern era, including the ideas that inspired them and their far-reaching consequences. Students examine TWO topics, including at least ONE study of a development or turning point that has helped …

Unit 1: Understanding the Modern World | Modern History | Humanities and Social Sciences | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 2 Mathematical Methods

The algebra section of this unit focuses on exponentials and logarithms. Their graphs are examined and their applications in a wide range of settings are explored. Arithmetic and geometric sequences are introduced and their applications are studied. Rates …

Unit 2 | Mathematical Methods | Mathematics | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 4 Specialist Mathematics

Unit 4 of Specialist Mathematics contains three topics: ‘Integration and applications of integration’, ‘Rates of change and differential equations’ and ‘Statistical inference’. In Unit 4, the study of differentiation and integration of functions continues, …

Unit 4 | Specialist Mathematics | Mathematics | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 1 General Mathematics

This unit has three topics: ‘Consumer arithmetic’, ‘Algebra and matrices’, and ‘Shape and measurement’. ‘Consumer arithmetic’ reviews the concepts of rate and percentage change in the context of earning and managing money, and provides a fertile ground …

Unit 1 | General Mathematics | Mathematics | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 4: Maintaining the internal environment Biology

In order to survive, organisms must be able to maintain system structure and function in the face of changes in their external and internal environments. Changes in temperature and water availability, and the incidence and spread of infectious disease, …

Unit 4 | Biology | Science | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 1: Introduction to Earth systems Earth and Environmental Science

The Earth system involves four interacting systems: the geosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere and biosphere. A change in any one ‘sphere’ can impact others at a range of temporal and spatial scales. In this unit, students build on their existing knowledge …

Unit 1 | Earth and Environmental Science | Science | Senior secondary curriculum

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