Glossary (Version 8.4)

When the forces of nature combine to become destructive and have potential to damage the environment and endanger communities.

A process of verifying the origins of an artefact or object and establishing it as genuine.

Historical inquiry is the process of investigation undertaken in order to understand the past. Steps in the inquiry process include posing questions, locating and analysing sources and using evidence from sources to develop an informed explanation about the past.

The process by which cultures around the world adopt a certain degree of homogenised global culture while clinging to aspects of their own traditional culture.