History / Year 10 / Historical Knowledge and Understanding

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Curriculum content descriptions

The background to environmental awareness, including the nineteenth century National Parks movement in America and Australia (ACDSEH028)

Elaborations
  • outlining the emergence of concerns about the preservation of natural areas for future generations (for example, as reflected in the establishment of national parks in the United States (Yellowstone National Park in 1872), Australia (Royal National Park in 1879), Canada (Rocky Mountains National Park in 1885) and New Zealand (Tongariro National Park in 1887))
General capabilities
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

National parks,  Environmental stewardship,  Conservation (Environment)

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