History / Year 8 / Historical Knowledge and Understanding / Overview of the ancient to modern world

Curriculum content descriptions

the emergence of ideas about the world and the place of people in it by the end of the period (such as the Renaissance, the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment) (ACOKFH010)

  • discussing the extent of knowledge about the world as indicated through changing world maps (for example, the Da Ming Hun Yi Tu world map (1389 AD/CE); and the Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis by Hendrik Hondius (1630))
General capabilities
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
ScOT terms

Renaissance,  Classical antiquity,  Concepts,  Knowledge

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