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Jacaranda Humanities and Social Sciences 8 for Western Australia LearnON & Print

Jacaranda Humanities and Social Sciences 8 for Western Australia LearnON & Print
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ISBN13 9780730349204
Pub date November 2017
Pages 576
RRP $64.95
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Jacaranda Humanities and Social Sciences 8 for WA learnON & Print
This combined print and digital title provides 100% coverage of the Western Australian curriculum for Humanities and Social Sciences. 

The textbook comes with a complimentary activation code for learnON, the immersive digital learning platform that replaces eBookPLUS in 2018. With learnON, students enjoy:

  • media, such as videos and interactivities, directly embedded within the reading content (no more opening in a separate browser tab!)
  • the ability to personalise their digital title through notes, highlighting and favourites
  • interactive questions for every topic, with feedback for every question
  • a dashboard showing individual progress and results

For teachers, learnON includes additional teacher resources such as quarantined questions and answers, curriculum grids and work programs—no separate eGuide purchase is required.

To complement the Humanities and Social Science series for the Geography section Jacaranda Atlas 9e and MyWorld Atlas (digital), and for the History section Jacaranda World History Atlas and MyWorld History Atlas (digital) is available for Years 7-10.

Civics and Citizenship                   

Unit 1: Democracy and law in action                      

Topic 1: Your rights and freedoms                          

Topic 2: Participating in an Australian democracy                            

Topic 3: Where do our laws come from?                             

Topic 4: Australia’s national identity                      

Economics and Business                             

Unit 2: Participation and influences in the marketplace  

Topic 5: The market system and government      

Topic 6: Rights and responsibilities in the marketplace    

Topic 7: Business decisions         


Topic 8: Geography concepts

Unit 3: Landforms and landscapes

Topic 9: Introducing landforms and landscapes

Topic 10: Coastal and riverine landscapes

Topic 11: Desert landscapes

Topic 12: Mountain landscapes

Topic 13 Fieldwork inquiry: How does a waterway change from source to sea?

Unit 4: Changing nations

Topic 14: Urbanisation and migration

Geographical Inquiry: Investigating an Asian megacity


Unit 5: The ancient to the modern world

Topic 16: From the ancient to the modern world

Depth study 1: Investigating medieval Europe (c. 590 – c. 1500)

Topic 17: Investigating medieval Europe

Depth study 2: Investigating the Black Death in Asia, Europe and Africa (14th century plague)

Topic 18: Investigating the Black death in Asia, Europe and Africa