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Australian Curriculum: Geography


Jacaranda will be publishing new editions of Jacaranda Geography Alive AC in 2017 for use in 2018. Available in print and a brand new digital format, the new series comprehensively covers the Australian Curriculum: Geography for Years 7-10.


Discover the Jacaranda Geography Alive AC series

Trusted Geography content delivered in new and better ways


Combining quality content, a “learning made visible” framework and an exciting new platform, Jacaranda provides new and better ways to dramatically improve teaching and learning. To meet the needs of all schools, the updated Jacaranda Geography Alive AC 7-10 series will be available in print and digital formats.

Jacaranda is introducing a brand new eBook powered by learnON, the immersive digital learning platform that replaces eBookPLUS in 2018. learnON transforms trusted Jacaranda content to make learning more visible, personalised and social. For teachers, learnON includes additional teacher resources such as quarantined questions and answers, curriculum grids and work programs—no separate eGuide purchase is required.

For customers not ready to make the transition to digital-only learning, the Jacaranda Geography Alive AC 7-10 series will be available as a familiar print textbook. The print editions also include an activation code for learnON so schools can take advantage of the benefits of both formats, and see how learnON makes it easy to start or progress their digital teaching and learning journey.

To complement the Jacaranda Geography Alive AC series, myWorld Atlas is available for Years 7-10.


Content for the Australian Curriculum 7-10: Geography


The updated Jacaranda Geography Alive AC series provides 100% coverage of the Australian Curriculum for Geography.

SkillBuilder

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SkillBuilders provide an in-depth learning sequence to help students master more than 70 geographical skills across the Jacaranda Geography Alive series

Concepts section

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A Geographical Concepts section defines and explains each of the seven concepts, with activities to help students develop and apply their understanding

Links to myWorld Atlas

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Links are provided to case studies in the Jacaranda myWorld Atlas for teachers seeking supplementary content to develop deeper student learning

Structured topics

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Topics have been structured into subtopics that present sections of content to suit classroom teaching practice

End-of-topic reviews

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‘Review and Respond’ feature allows students to consolidate knowledge, skills and concepts, and demonstrate progress

An immersive experience

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Reading content with integrated media provides a dynamic and uninterrupted learning experience

Jacaranda SkillBuilder


SkillBuilder is Jacaranda’s unique, comprehensive reference resource that sequentially develops students’ geographical skills. For every topic, two SkillBuilders progress learning through a Tell me, Show me, Let me do it sequence. Each lesson is supported by an engaging interactivity and video, which explain and model the steps for more than 70 geographical skills across the series.

  • CONTENT NAVIGATION

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    SkillBuilder content is easy and quick to navigate

  • TELL ME

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    Each skill is clearly defined, its importance is explained and a model is provided

  • SHOW ME

    SB_Show-Me
    A clear step-by-step recipe approach supported by a video to visually explain the process

  • LET ME DO IT

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    An opportunity to apply the skill, plus interactivities and questions to reinforce learning

  • INTERACTIVITIES

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    Interactivities support the application of the skill in an engaging way that enhances the learning experience

  • VIDEOS

    Videos visually explain and model the steps in the process for each skill

Powered by the Jacaranda learnON platform


All core curriculum titles for the Australian Curriculum in Years 7-10 will be delivered by learnON, the new immersive digital learning platform from Jacaranda that replaces eBookPLUS in 2018.

Jacaranda learnON transforms trusted Jacaranda content to make learning more visible, personalised and social. It has been developed to achieve the highest level of digital sophistication, while supporting a wide range of users from the digital novice to the digital expert. That’s why every title delivered by learnON comes with printables (PDFs) of the reading content and activities, as well as the opportunity for teachers to unlock premium features for their classes. Find out how to unlock premium features at any time, at no additional cost.

All Jacaranda Geography Alive AC titles powered by learnON comes with these powerful features out-of-the-box:

Everything in the one place, from theory to media, questions, answers and more, creates a seamless learning experience

Videos and interactivities embedded within the reading content, at the point of learning, support and enhance learning

Students gain visibility into their own performance via a user-friendly dashboard and on-demand reports

Customisation features such as highlighting, notes and favourites personalise the learning experience

Students receive immediate feedback via worked solutions and questions that are automatically marked

Teachers gain visibility into student performance with continual access to all students’ activities and results

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Teachers can intervene at the right time by providing immediate and personalised feedback to students

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Collaboration enables a virtual classroom experience as students are connected to their teacher and peers

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Premium customisation enables teachers to upload their own resources, create and assign assessments, and more

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Learning made visible


All titles delivered by learnON align with the Jacaranda “learning made visible” framework.

This evidence-based pedagogical framework has been carefully constructed to make learning visible to students, teachers, schools and parents. At Jacaranda, we believe that making learning visible ensures that no student is left behind and no student is held back.

All Jacaranda Geography Alive AC titles delivered by learnON provide:

Diagnosis – pre-test (for)

learnON includes a pre-test to determine students’ proficiency before they begin a new topic of study

Learning goals

Taken directly from the curriculum, learnON includes clear goals outlining what students will learn in each topic

Practice (as)

learnON enables practice through the completion of questions and particular activities, directly in the learnON platform

Rich instruction

learnON includes theories, worked examples, videos, interactivities, discussions, activities, group work, investigations, practical tasks and more

Feedback

In learnON, students receive feedback from a number of sources including the platform (via worked solutions and auto-marked questions), their teacher or peers

Remediation

With visibility of students’ results, teachers can easily identify less abled and/or weak performing students in learnON and provide remedial exercises

Acceleration (Vertical)

Teachers can accelerate students in learnON, assigning work beyond the level they are enrolled in (for example, giving a Year 7 student Year 8 work)

Extension (Horizontal)

learnON enables teachers to extend individuals or groups of students, providing work beyond the curriculum, including their own material

Collaboration

learnON provides opportunities for offline and online collaboration, from the entire title level down to the subtopic and even specific content level

End of topic formal test (of)

Teachers can use the quarantined topic tests in learnON as summative assessments, to be completed online or used as offline printable tests

Evaluation – post-test (of)

Used in conjunction with the pre-test, learnON includes a post-test to measure students’ achievement and improvement through the topic

Titles in the Jacaranda Geography Alive AC series


Choose from two formats: digital only, or digital and print.

  • LEARNON + PRINT

    Title: Jacaranda Geography Alive 7 AC 2e learnON & Print
    ISBN: 9780730346265
    Author(s): Mraz, Dempster, Gibson, Bedson, McMeekin, Casinader, Westhorpe, Rossimel and Kriewaldt
    Publish date: November 2017
    RRP: $69.95
    Year: 7
    Delivery: Student text including learnON

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  • LEARNON

    Title: Jacaranda Geography Alive 7 AC 2e learnON
    ISBN: 9780730346289
    Author(s): Mraz, Dempster, Gibson, Bedson, McMeekin, Casinader, Westhorpe, Rossimel and Kriewaldt
    Publish date: November 2017
    RRP: $54.95
    Year: 7
    Delivery: Activation code

  • Table of Contents

    Jacaranda Geography Alive 7 AC 2e
    Topic 1: The world of Geography Topic 6 Fieldwork Inquiry: What is the water quality of my local catchment?
    Topic 2: Water as a resource Topic 7: Where do Australians live?
    Topic 3: Our blue planet: water Topic 8: People and places
    Topic 4: Too much, too little Topic 9: Liveable places
    Topic 5: Blow wind, blow Topic 10 Geographical Inquiry: What is my place like?
    More sample chapters are available for this title.
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Choose from two formats: digital only, or digital and print.

  • LEARNON + PRINT

    Title: Jacaranda Geography Alive 8 AC 2e learnON & Print
    ISBN: 9780730347903
    Author(s): Mraz, Bedson, McMeekin, Gibson, Westhorpe, Dempster, Purser, Rossimel, Miles and Kriewaldt
    Publish date: November 2017
    RRP: $69.95
    Year: 8
    Delivery: Student text including learnON

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  • LEARNON

    Title: Jacaranda Geography Alive 8 AC 2e learnON
    ISBN: 9780730347910
    Author(s): Mraz, Bedson, McMeekin, Gibson, Westhorpe, Dempster, Purser, Rossimel, Miles and Kriewaldt
    Publish date: November 2017
    RRP: $54.95
    Year: 8
    Delivery: Activation code

  • Table of Contents

    Jacaranda Geography Alive 8 AC 2e
    Topic 1: The world of Geography Topic 7 Fieldwork Inquiry: How does a waterway change from source to sea?
    Topic 2: Introducing landforms and landscapes Topic 8: Urbanisation
    Topic 3: Landscapes formed by water Topic 9: The rise and rise of urban settlements
    Topic 4: Desert landscapes Topic 10: Planning Australia’s urban future
    Topic 5: Mountain landscapes Topic 11 Geographical Inquiry: investigating an Asian megacity
    Topic 6: Rainforest landscapes
    More sample chapters are available for this title.
    Download all sample chapters here


Choose from two formats: digital only, or digital and print.

  • LEARNON + PRINT

    Title: Jacaranda Geography Alive 9 AC 2e learnON & Print
    ISBN: 9780730347132
    Author(s): Price, Bedson, Wilson, Chora, Head, Wiber, Miles, Purser, Westhorpe, Bainbridge and Beeson
    Publish date: November 2017
    RRP: $69.95
    Year: 9
    Delivery: Student text including learnON

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  • LEARNON

    Title: Jacaranda Geography Alive 9 AC 2e learnON
    ISBN: 9780730347101
    Author(s): Price, Bedson, Wilson, Chora, Head, Wiber, Miles, Purser, Westhorpe, Bainbridge and Beeson
    Publish date: November 2017
    RRP: $54.95
    Year: 9
    Delivery: Activation code

  • Table of Contents

    Jacaranda Geography Alive 9 AC 2e
    Topic 1: The world of Geography Topic 7 Geographical Inquiry: Biomes and food security
    Topic 2: All the world is a biome Topic 8: How do we connect with places?
    Topic 3: How can we feed the world? Topic 9: Tourists on the move
    Topic 4: What are the impacts of feeding our world? Topic 10: Buy, swap, sell and give
    Topic 5: Are we devouring our future? Topic 11: For better or worse
    Topic 6 2050: food shortage or surplus? Topic 12 Fieldwork Inquiry: What are the effects of travel in the local community?
    More sample chapters are available for this title.
    Download all sample chapters here


Choose from two formats: digital only, or digital and print.

  • LEARNON + PRINT

    Title: Jacaranda Geography Alive 10 AC 2e learnON & Print
    ISBN: 9780730347859
    Author(s): Price, Douglas, Miles, Bedson, Head, Wilson and Westhorpe
    Publish date: November 2017
    RRP: $69.95
    Year: 10
    Delivery: Student text including learnON

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  • LEARNON

    Title: Jacaranda Geography Alive 10 AC 2e learnON
    ISBN: 9780730347897
    Author(s): Price, Douglas, Miles, Bedson, Head, Wilson and Westhorpe
    Publish date: November 2017
    RRP: $54.95
    Year: 10
    Delivery: Activation code

  • Table of Contents

    Jacaranda Geography Alive 10 AC 2e
    Topic 1: The world of Geography Topic 8 Geographical Inquiry: Developing an environmental management plan
    Topic 2: Introducing environmental change and management Topic 9: What makes a good life?
    Topic 3: Land environments under threat Topic 10: Human wellbeing and change
    Topic 4: Inland water — dammed, diverted and drained Topic 11: Is life the same everywhere?
    Topic 5: Managing change in coastal environments Topic 12: Trapped by conflict
    Topic 6: Marine environments — are we trashing our oceans? Topic 13 Fieldwork Inquiry: Comparing wellbeing in the local area
    Topic 7: Sustaining urban environments
    More sample chapters are available for this title.
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Jacaranda’s most trusted titles and resources in one high-value bundle.


Get these titles as part of the Jacaranda Bundle plus – a high quality digital learning package of 10+ engaging resources that comes with dedicated training and support, making it easy for schools to start or progress their digital learning journey.

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Embedded videos

Videos are embedded at the point of learning to allow students to gain an overview of each topic

Integrated interactivities

Interactivities are embedded at the point of learning to deepen students’ understanding of key geographical concepts and processes

Visual glossary

Visual glossary links allow students to select a key geographical term to see the definition of the term and, where applicable, an image to help consolidate understanding of the term

Google Earth links

Google Earth links help students quickly and efficiently locate and interact with key places that are referenced in the text, from the Google Earth application

Interactive maps

Interactive maps allow students to manipulate map layers to help them identify and build up their understanding of geographic patterns, and create customised maps which can be saved as images

Interactive climate graphs

Interactive climate graphs allow students to compare and contrast climate graphs of places around the world with Australian capital cities

Discussion

Discussion widgets mimic a typical classroom discussion, enabling teachers to pose a specific question or statement, and students to provide their view point and comment on others’ responses

Auto-marking

Auto-marking of many questions means students receive immediate feedback, their progress is tracked and teachers save a considerable amount of time

Teacher feedback

Teachers can provide feedback to individual questions so students receive comments at the point of learning, and teachers can intervene at the right time
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The Jacaranda Atlas celebrates 50 years with a brand new edition.


In 2017, Jacaranda is publishing the ninth edition of the iconic Jacaranda Atlas. For the first time, the hardcover atlas comes with a complimentary eBookPLUS so students and teachers get the best of both formats.

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Interactive Geography atlas for Years 7-10

myWorld Atlas takes the content of the iconic printed Jacaranda Atlas online to bring Geography to life.

DISCOVER THE INTERACTIVE ATLAS

How to buy


The updated Jacaranda Geography Alive AC 2e 7-10 series is available as a standalone purchase, as part of a value pack (combined with additional digital products) or as part of the Jacaranda Bundle plus (a package of 10+ premium digital resources) to suit the needs of all schools and individual parents.

Purchases can be made direct from Jacaranda or through a bookseller. Prices and options are outlined below:

Individual purchase Institutional license
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Single titles
learnON + Print – $69.95
learnON – $54.95

Value packs
Pricing from $64.95

Titles in the Jacaranda Geography Alive AC 7-10 series are available as a standalone purchase, as part of a value pack or as part of the Jacaranda Bundle plus for Years 7-10. Bundle pricing from $110 per student.

Contact your Jacaranda Sales Consultant for more information.

How to purchase Purchase via the Jacaranda Shop. Payment is made over a secure connection. Contact your Jacaranda Sales Consultant for more information.
Digital license durations All digital resources (learnON, eBookPLUS and myWorld Atlas) are subscription-based products and expire at the end of the licence duration for your purchase. To understand the duration of your digital license, please click here.

 

Important information for print customers:
The textbooks come with an activation code for learnON (the new digital learning platform) and eBookPLUS. This means customers can choose to activate one or both codes, depending on the needs of the classroom.

To learn more about the features and benefits of learnON, including how to unlock premium features for free, click here.

Important information for second-hand customers:

If you are the second or third user of a learnON (or eBookPLUS) registration code, you will be given access to the Lite version of your title. To find out what Lite access means to a second-hand owner, and how to upgrade to the full version of learnON (or eBookPLUS), please click here.

To check the status of your registration code, please click here.

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