Resources for Humanities and Social Sciences

The Australian Curriculum: Humanities and Social Sciences includes five subjects. F-6/7 HASS. 7-10 Civics and Citizenship, 7-10 Economics and Business, 7-10 Geography and 7-10 History.

Civics and Citizenship

Teaching the Australian Civics and Citizenship Curriculum
Presented by the Australian Government Parliamentary Education Office

The Parliamentary Education Office (PEO) provides parliamentary education programs and information resources to schools, teachers and students. Through relevant programs and resources, the PEO enables Australians to better understand the role, function and value of the Australian Parliament, and actively engage with it. The PEO produces information that is current, accurate and impartial.

Kidsview is a collection of animations and interactives which make learning about parliament fun and accessible.

Behind the News [BTN]
Presented by the Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) BTN presents an analysis of current news to help students understand the news in a simple way. The site holds archives, quizzes, notes for teachers and more.

Economics and Business

MoneySmart Teaching Resources
ASIC's MoneySmart Teaching offers primary and secondary resources fully aligned to the Australian Curriculum. Using money and finances as an engaging context for learning, teachers provide their students with authentic learning experiences across all subject areas.

Run That Town
Produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics this iPad app uses real Census data to discover who’s who in your area, and make decisions that will sway popular opinion in your favour. Choose from hundreds of projects for your town – from the practical to the preposterous. The management of the projects involves financial decisions which help students understand types of resources (natural, human, capital) and the ways societies use them in order to satisfy the needs and wants of present and future generations

Last updated: 6/1/2018 11:22:13 AM