Lavers Hill K-12 College

Lavers Hill K-12 College

03 5237 3213

www.lavershillp12c.vic.edu.au

10 College Drive, Lavers Hill, 3238

Tony Grayden, Principal

Humanities

Humanities
Humanities

Humanities is the study of human culture and its effect on the world.

HISTORY (Years 7-8)

THE VIKINGS – The way of life in Viking society, looking at a sequential history of events, developments and periods; significant developments and/or cultural achievements that lead to Viking expansion, including weapons, ship building, and trade; Viking conquests and relationships with other peoples.

THE ANCIENT TO MODERN WORLD – A look at living conditions and religious beliefs in the 14th Century, including life expectancy, medical knowledge and beliefs about the power of God; the role of expanding trade between Europe and Asia; and the Black Death, including origin, spread and effects of the disease.

MEDIEVAL LIFE – Making connections between the past and the present.

POLYNESIAN EXPANSION – Theories about the origin and spread of Polynesian settlers throughout the Pacific; a detailed study into one Polynesian society.

GEOGRAPHY (Years 9-10)

Students explore a variety of questions:

  • All the World is a Biome
  • How can we feed the world?
  • What are the impacts of feeding our world?
  • Are we devouring our future?

Students will also study geographies of human wellbeing:

  • What makes a good life?
  • Human wellbeing and change?
  • Is life the same everywhere?
  • Trapped by conflict