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WA Year 9 Humanities & Social Sciences

WA Year 9 Humanities and Social Science

  • Curriculum :  WA
  • Grade :  Year 9
  • Subject :  Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Summary :  In WA Year 9, Humanities and Social Sciences are taught under: Civics and Citizenship, Economics and Business,Geography and History. This year works on developing skills that help students to investigate and understand natural phenomena as well as events and issues of the past and present times.

Course Description :

In year 9, students continue their study of the Westminster System, Democracy, democratic processes, judiciary, and participation of the citizens in these systems. A detailed study of the country’s resources and how they are allocated are taught to make students understand trade, scarcity, and market dynamics.The environment is another area of study which links production, consumption, and sustainability.

 

Syllabus:

Civics and Citizenship:
·     Democratic Rights
·     Australia’s System of Government
·     Formation of Government
·     Electoral Process
·     Effect of Social Media
·     Australia’s Court System
·     Process of Law Making
·     Australia’s Justice System
·     Factors undermining Principles of Justice (Bribery, Coercion, Delays)
Economics and Business:
·     Australia and the Global Economy
·     Trade and Tourism
·     Supply Chains
·     Impact of Global Events on Australia’s Economy
·     Investment, Financial Risks, and Rewards in Australian/Global Financial Arena
·     Consumer Protection (Scams, Identity Thefts)
·     Innovation and Competitive Advantage
·     Changes in the Work Environment
Geography:
·     Biomes and Food Security
·     Effect of Human Behaviour on Biomes
·     Factors Affecting Crop Yields in Australia
·     Challenges to Food Production
        ·     Land, Water Degradation
        ·     Fresh Water Shortage
        ·     Competing Land Use
        ·     Climate Change
·     Global Food Production and Security
·     Agricultural Innovation and Environmental Sustainability
Geographies of Interconnections
·     Perception of a Place
·     The Role of Transportation and ICT in connecting People and Services
·     Effect of People’s Travel, Recreational, Cultural and Leisure Choices on Places
History:
·     Industrial Revolution
        ·     Population Movements
        ·     Settlement Patterns
·     Australia’s Role and Nature of Warfare during World War I
·     Gallipoli Campaign
Humanities and Social Science Skills
·     Questioning and Reasoning
        ·     Perspectives, Information, and Misconceptions
        ·     Constructing a Hypothesis, Cause, and Effect
        ·     Analysis and Clarification of an Inquiry
        ·     Ethical Protocols
·     Primary and Secondary Sources of Data
·     Ethical and Appropriate Protocols for Obtaining Information
·     Interpreting and Analysing Data
·     Evaluating
·     Communicating and Reflecting

 

Key features of the syllabus:

 
Students move to the next year with a basic knowledge of the electoral process and how it leads to government formation along with how the courts establish and maintain justice in the society. They learn the impact of the flow of goods and services on the domestic economy as well as on international trade. The study of historical events like World War I help learners to understand the development and change, continuity, cause and effect, perspective, and significance on society.  

 

 

Why Edugraff

 

The Edugraff faculty uses audio-visual aids to enhance the clarity of concepts of Social Science. This ensures a balanced approach to the skills required for understanding Humanities. Critical thinking and logical reasoning are the primary skills that are stressed by the Edugraff teachers. . Edugraff, one of Australia's leading online tutoring platforms, offers the greatest Humanities and Social Science Tutoring for WA Year 9 students.

 


FAQ :

1. Will I be able to score well if I enroll in the Edugraff classes?
The teachers at Edugraff are well versed with the examination pattern and can help you to achieve your goals. The biggest advantage is the fact that you have your tutor all to yourself to work with you at your pace.      

2. How often can I have classes in a week?

You can decide that with your parents and work out a schedule with your designated tutor. There is no fixed number of classes. You can take as many as possible, keeping both your and the teacher’s calendar in mind.

 


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