Pearson Humanities and Social Sciences Western Australia was built from the ground up to comprehensively satisfy the WA Curriculum for learners in Years 7 to 10.

  • Year Levels 7–10
  • Curriculum WA
  • Subject Humanities
  • Resource Formats Print, Digital
  • Learning Focus Geography, History, Economics

What it is

Pearson Humanities Western Australia is developed by a primarily Western Australian author team to improve learners knowledge and understanding of humanities and social sciences and the connections between them. It comprehensively the Humanities and Social Sciences Syllabus for Western Australia in the following areas:

  • civics and citizenship
  • economics and business
  • geography.

How it helps


In-depth inquiry tasks and student activities: Help learners develop and grow key skills such as questioning and researching, analysing, communicating and reflecting, and evaluating.

Connect learners with community: Personalise learning experiences with specific WA case studies, content, and examples for students.

Digital-oriented learning: Enhance engagement with multimedia assets designed specifically for the digital version of your student book.


Contributions by experienced authors: Benefit from the contributions of specialists with extensive knowledge of history, geography, economics and business, civics, and citizenship

Flexible teaching opportunities: Optional chapters for Years 7, 8 and 10 available in your included eBook provide increased teaching options for your classroom.

Simplified lesson prep: Stay supported with eBook teacher resources that include teaching support for each chapter and tests with answers.

What it includes

Discover how Pearson Humanities and Social Sciences Western Australia improves teaching outcomes.


Student Books

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The student book includes:

  • improved ease-of-use and legibility
  • double-page spreads and prominent images selected specifically to appeal to learners
  • small chunks of text with lots of headings for easy digestion
  • plenty of images, maps, and illustrative materials
  • tasks at the end of each chapter to help consolidate learning
  • an accompanying eBook.



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For learner, the eBook includes:

  • bonus multimedia assets designed to assist and extend learning
  • the ability to work online and offline and across PC and Mac, Android and iOS
  • streamlined navigation, notetaking, and bookmarking for learners.

For educators, the eBook includes:

  • the same layout as the student book, so you can reference the printed page and direct students straight to content.
  • support for every chapter and tests with answers.

Year level-specific material: As well as all student book content, the eBook features optional topics and extra chapters for Years 7, 8 and 10. These include:

  • three extra history chapters for Year 7
  • three extra geography chapters for Year 8
  • four extra geography chapters for Year 10.

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