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History / Year 9 / Historical Knowledge and Understanding

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Curriculum content descriptions

The short and long-term impacts of the Industrial Revolution, including global changes in landscapes, transport and communication (ACDSEH082)

Elaborations
  • describing the impact of factories, mines and cities on the environment, and on population growth and distribution
  • outlining the growth of trade unions as a response to the impacts of the Industrial Revolution
General capabilities
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Industrialisation,  Transport networks,  Inventions,  Human impact,  Telecommunications,  Manufacturing processes

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