Geography studies places and the relationship between people and their environments. Geography emphasises the role, function and importance of the environment. Geography inquiry involves students acquiring, processing and communicating geographical information. Studying geography enables students to become active, responsible and informed citizens.
History is a process of inquiry into the past that helps to explain how people, events and forces from the past have shaped our world. The study of History investigates the activities, motives and lifestyles of people over time, from individuals and family members to local communities, expanding to national and world contexts.