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How to use the Jacaranda Humanities Alive resource suite xii

Acknowledgements xv

History 1

1 Historical skills and concepts 3

1.1 Overview 3

1.2 Why we study history 4

1.3 Historical skills 6

1.4 Ages, time and chronology 11

1.5 Detective work and archaeology 14

1.6 How old is it? 18

1.7 Perspectives and empathy 21

1.8 SkillBuilder: Sequencing events in chronological order Online only

1.9 Review Online only

2 The ancient world: c. 60 000 BCE to c. 650 CE 27

2.1 Overview 27

2.2 Examining the evidence 29

2.3 Out of Africa 31

2.4 A changing Paleolithic world 34

2.5 An amazing journey 37

2.6 The Mesolithic Age 40

2.7 The New Stone Age 42

2.8 Cities, laws, government 44

2.9 Society and culture 47

2.10 Civilisations and empires in North Africa, western Asia and Europe 50

2.11 Civilisations in South and East Asia 52

2.12 Ancient American civilisations 55

2.13 The ancient birth of modern religions and philosophies 58

2.14 SkillBuilder: Describing broad patterns of change Online only

2.15 Thinking Big research project: Museum exhibition guide Online only

2.16 Review Online only

3 Ancient Australia 65

3.1 Overview 65

3.2 Examining the evidence 67

3.3 The first people of Australia and the Torres Strait Islands 69

3.4 Managing an ancient land 74

3.5 Language and ceremony in ancient Australia 78

3.6 The ancient Australian economy 81

3.7 Society, custom and culture 87

3.8 Conflict and death in ancient Australia 91

3.9 Conserving the past 95

3.10 SkillBuilder: Developing a hypothesis Online only

3.11 Thinking Big research project: Communicating Kulin knowledge Online only

3.12 Review Online only

4 Ancient Egypt 105

4.1 Overview 105

4.2 Examining the evidence 107

4.3 The gift of the Nile 108

4.4 The people of Egypt 110

4.5 Pharaoh rules! 115

4.6 Gods and the afterlife 118

4.7 Mummies unwrapped 121

4.8 Write like an Egyptian 123

4.9 Pyramid builders 127

4.10 Tutankhamen, Akhenaten and Nefertiti 129

4.11 Expansion and fall 131

4.12 Rameses II — Egypt’s greatest pharaoh? 134

4.13 Egypt’s heritage 136

4.14 SkillBuilder: Analysing and corroborating sources Online only

4.15 Thinking Big research project: Ancient Egyptian archaeological excavation Online only

4.16 Review Online only

5 Ancient Greece 141

5.1 Overview 141

5.2 Examining the evidence 143

5.3 The Minoans and Mycenaeans 145

5.4 The ‘Dark Age’ to the Archaic Period 149

5.5 Government in Athens and Sparta 152

5.6 Everyday life in Sparta 155

5.7 Everyday life in Athens 159

5.8 Laws, myths, gods and oracles 163

5.9 The Olympic Games 167

5.10 Greeks, Persians and Alexander the Great 169

5.11 The heritage of ancient Greece 173

5.12 SkillBuilder: Analysing and corroborating sources Online only

5.13 Thinking Big research project: Helot manifesto Online only

5.14 Review Online only

6 Ancient Rome 178

6.1 Overview 178

6.2 Examining the evidence 180

6.3 The rise of the Romans 182

6.4 The spreading empire 185

6.5 The Roman army 187

6.6 Citizens and rulers 189

6.7 Spartacus and Nero: two significant individuals 193

6.8 Living in the Roman Empire 197

6.9 Death and the Romans 201

6.10 Roman law and religion 203

6.11 Decline and fall 207

6.12 Heritage of Rome 209

6.13 SkillBuilder: Analysing and corroborating sources Online only

6.14 Thinking Big research project: Campaign manager for a Roman Magistrate Online only

6.15 Review Online only

7 Ancient China 215

7.1 Overview 215

7.2 Examining the evidence 217

7.3 China’s civilisation begins 218

7.4 The people of ancient China 221

7.5 Everyday life and death 223

7.6 Ancient China and the natural environment 226

7.7 Confucianism, religion and law 228

7.8 Qin Shihuang, the first emperor of China 232

7.9 The rise and fall of the Han 236

7.10 The heritage of China 240

7.11 SkillBuilder: Analysing different perspectives Online only

7.12 Thinking Big research project: Han dynasty guide Online only

7.13 Review Online only

8 Ancient India 245

8.1 Overview 245

8.2 Examining the evidence 247

8.3 The geography of India 249

8.4 Lost cities of the Indus Valley 250

8.5 Contacts and conflicts: India and the ancient world 258

8.6 The Mauryan Empire: India’s first unified state 263

8.7 Ashoka the Great 265

8.8 The religions of ancient India 268

8.9 SkillBuilder: Analysing different perspectives Online only

8.10 Thinking Big research project: Hindu god fact cards Online only

8.11 Review Online only

Geography 279

9 Geographical skills and concepts 281

9.1 Overview 281

9.2 The world of Geography 282

9.3 Concepts and skills used in Geography 285

9.4 Review Online only

Unit 1 Water in the World 293

10 Our precious environmental resources 294

10.1 Overview 294

10.2 Environmental resources 295

10.3 Non-renewable energy in Australia and the world 300

10.4 SkillBuilder: Constructing a pie graph Online only

10.5 Water as a resource 305

10.6 SkillBuilder: Annotating a photograph Online only

10.7 Groundwater as a resource 308

10.8 Thinking Big research project: The Great Artesian Basin Online only

10.9 Review Online only

11 Water use and management in the world 317

11.1 Overview 317

11.2 Water in the world 318

11.3 Australia’s climate and how it affects water availability 324

11.4 SkillBuilder: How to read a map Online only

11.5 How do people use water? 327

11.6 SkillBuilder: Drawing a line graph Online only

11.7 Does everyone have enough water? 334

11.8 Virtual water 344

11.9 How can water be managed? 347

11.10 Thinking Big research project: Desalination plant advertising Online only

11.11 Review Online only

12 Water variability and its impacts 357

12.1 Overview 357

12.2 Weather and climate 358

12.3 SkillBuilder: Reading a weather map Online only

12.4 Natural hazards and natural disasters 362

12.5 Drought in Australia 364

12.6 Managing dry periods to reduce the impacts of drought 369

12.7 Bushfires in Australia 374

12.8 Floods and floodplains 378

12.9 Managing the impacts of floods 384

12.10 SkillBuilder: Interpreting diagrams Online only

12.11 Thinking Big research project: Water access comparison Online only

12.12 Review Online only

13 Natural hazards and extreme events 390

13.1 Overview 390

13.2 Why does the wind blow? 391

13.3 SkillBuilder: Cardinal points: wind roses Online only

13.4 Cyclones 398

13.5 Thunderstorms 407

13.6 SkillBuilder: Creating a simple column or bar graph Online only

13.7 Typhoons in Asia 413

13.8 The impact of tornadoes on people and the environment 415

13.9 When water turns to ice and snow 422

13.10 Responding to extreme weather events 428

13.11 Thinking Big research project: Weather hazard documentary Online only

13.12 Review Online only

Fieldwork inquiry: What is the water quality of my local catchment? Online only

Unit 2 Place and Liveability 433

14 Choosing a place to live 434

14.1 Overview 434

14.2 A sense of place 435

14.3 Why people live in certain places 438

14.4 Where do you live and why? 441

14.5 Australians living in remote places 444

14.6 SkillBuilder: Using topographic maps Online only

14.7 ‘Lifestyle’ places 452

14.8 Liveable places in Australia 458

14.9 SkillBuilder: Creating a concept diagram Online only

14.10 Thinking Big research project: Harmony Week presentation Online only

14.11 Review Online only

15 A world of people and places 467

15.1 Overview 467

15.2 Why we live where we do 468

15.3 SkillBuilder: Understanding satellite images Online only

15.4 Growth cities in Australia 471

15.5 SkillBuilder: Using alphanumeric grid references Online only

15.6 Life in a country town 474

15.7 Seasonal places 477

15.8 Places of change 480

15.9 Isolated settlements 486

15.10 A nomadic way of life 488

15.11 India, past and present 492

15.12 Thinking Big research project: Investigating change over time Online only

15.13 Review Online only

16 Liveable places 503

16.1 Overview 503

16.2 Defining liveability 504

16.3 Where are the most liveable cities? 507

16.4 SkillBuilder: Drawing a climate graph Online only

16.5 Melbourne — a liveable city 511

16.6 Liveability and sustainable living 514

16.7 Less liveable cities 516

16.8 Improving liveability 523

16.9 Liveable communities and me 529

16.10 SkillBuilder: Creating and analysing overlay maps Online only

16.11 Thinking Big research project: Liveable cities investigation and oral presentation Online only

16.12 Review Online only

Geographical inquiry: What is my place like? Online only

Civics and Citizenship 539

17 The Australian Constitution, parliament and government 541

17.1 Overview 541

17.2 Why we have a constitution 542

17.3 Sharing the power 544

17.4 Changing the Constitution 549

17.5 Difficulties in changing the Constitution 553

17.6 SkillBuilder: Questioning and research Online only

17.7 Role and structure of the Commonwealth Parliament 556

17.8 State and territory parliaments 558

17.9 Water management — an issue for all levels of government 562

17.10 SkillBuilder: Problem solving and decision making Online only

17.11 Thinking Big research project: An Australian republic? Online only

17.12 Review Online only

18 The legal system and you 567

18.1 Overview 567

18.2 How a court works 568

18.3 The presumption of innocence 570

18.4 A fair trial 573

18.5 Access to justice and legal representation 577

18.6 SkillBuilder: Debating an issue Online only

18.7 Thinking Big research project: Create your own ‘Justice’ video Online only

18.8 Review Online only

19 Australian citizenship, diversity and identity 582

19.1 Overview 582

19.2 Key features of Australian society 583

19.3 Australian values 586

19.4 The search for an Australian identity 589

19.5 SkillBuilder: Developing argument paragraphs Online only

19.6 Thinking Big research project: Investigating religions in Australia booklet Online only

19.7 Review Online only

Economics and Business 593

20 Working for a living — the world of consumers and producers 595

20.1 Overview 595

20.2 The importance of businesses as producers 596

20.3 Responding to consumer demand 599

20.4 Determining prices 602

20.5 Influencing overseas producers 605

20.6 SkillBuilder: Communicating information in tables and graphs Online only

20.7 The importance of work 609

20.8 Why we work 614

20.9 Different types of work 618

20.10 Work, the economy and society 625

20.11 Alternative sources of income 629

20.12 SkillBuilder: Analysing and interpreting graphs Online only

20.13 Thinking Big research project: How technology gets me to school Online only

20.14 Review Online only

21 Individual and business success 637

21.1 Overview 637

21.2 Short-term personal financial goals 638

21.3 Long-term personal financial goals 643

21.4 Keeping business financial records 648

21.5 Business financial planning 654

21.6 SkillBuilder: Conducting a survey Online only

21.7 Being an entrepreneur 658

21.8 Business owner or entrepreneur? 661

21.9 Business success: high-quality product and location 665

21.10 Business success: quality service and sound management practices 668

21.11 SkillBuilder: Writing a business case study Online only

21.12 Thinking Big research project: Shopping habits Online only

21.13 Review Online only

Glossary 674

Index 686