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Humanities (B)

Level: 10
School code: 10GEA
Year level requirements: Compulsory

Subject descriptor:


There are two topics in Year 10 Geography:

  1. Environmental change and management: focusing on a particular environment and comprising a comparative study of two similar environments, one in Australia and the second elsewhere in the world.
  2. Geographies of human wellbeing: Different ways of measuring and mapping Human wellbeing and development and how these can be applied to measure differences between places.

Skills to be taught:

  • Observing
  • questioning and planning
  • interpretation and analysis of data
  • collecting, recording and selecting relevant geographical informtion using ethical protocols.

Group work and individual tasks may form part of the assessment for this course.


Satisfactory achievement of the Australian Curriculum Geography standards for Year 10.

Further information

This course follows the Australian Curriculum guidelines for History and Geography. All year 10 students undertake the full year course as a compulsory unit comprising of a semester of History and a Semester of Geography.