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Victorian Curriculum: Science


The Jacaranda Science Quest series has been updated to meet and exceed the aspirations of the 2017 Victorian Curriculum: Science for Years 7-10.

Jacaranda is delivering brand new Victorian Curriculum editions on a brand new eBook powered by learnON. The result? Trusted Jacaranda content delivered in new and better ways to dramatically improve student learning outcomes.

Trusted Victorian Curriculum Science content delivered in new and better ways


The new Science title will be offered in three different formats including one print and two new eBook versions on the new learnON platform. The new eBook also includes additional teacher resources such as quarantined questions and answers, curriculum grids and teacher notes — no separate eGuide purchase is required. To complement the Science Quest series, assessON Science Quest is available for Years 7-10.

Science Quest 7 Victorian Curriculum

Science Quest 8 Victorian Curriculum

Science Quest 9 Victorian Curriculum

Science Quest 10 Victorian Curriculum

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What is it?
Jacaranda’s new immersive eBook Everything in learnON plus teachers and studented are connected 24/7 for real-time collaboration and personalised feedback The familiar printed textbook that includes an activation code for learnON
Who is it for?
Schools starting their digital learning journey and those that are comfortable using eBookPLUS but appreciate a more seamless learning experience Schools that want to take their digital learning to the next level Schools that want or need the flexibility of a digital and print environment
How to buy?
Available through your preferred bookseller (as part of your booklist) or direct from Jacaranda (institutional license) Available direct from Jacaranda only (institutional license) Available through your preferred bookseller (as part of your booklist) or direct from Jacaranda (institutional license)

Content highlights


Both Jacaranda Science Quest 7-10 VC learnON and Jacaranda Science Quest 7-10 VC learnON premium feature the high quality, curriculum-aligned content that schools expect from Jacaranda.

Videos

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Video clips from the popular series ‘The Story of Science’ featuring Michael Mosley

Topic questions

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Topic questions grouped into ‘Remember’, ‘Think’ and ‘Investigate’ sections

Revision worksheets

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Three individual pathways chapter revision worksheets per topic

Immediate feedback

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Exemplary responses provide immediate feedback and demonstrate best practice

Practical Investigations

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Practical investigations and rich tasks for open-ended problem solving

An immersive experience

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Reading content with interactivities and videos embedded at the point of learning

Platform highlights


Every title on the learnON platform comes with these powerful features out-of-the-box:

Everything in the one place creates a seamless learning experience, with access to many features in just one-click

Integrated videos and interactivities 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 enable a personalised experience

Students receive immediate feedback via worked solutions and auto-marking and teachers save time

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

Premium feature

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 teachers and peers

Premium feature

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

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See the new Science title in action


Click the buttons on the menu to cycle through each feature:

Embedded videos

600+ videos and interactivities are embedded at the point of learning to deepen students’ understanding of key concepts

Built-in workboard

A workboard is available within suitable questions, allowing students to explain their ideas, to demonstrate their thinking and to show their working

Auto-marking

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

Worked solutions

Worked solutions for suitable questions – which appear on the same screen as the question, answer and student working – enable students to immediately rectify errors and assist those who get ‘stuck’

Practical Investigations

Student can access Practical Investigations online or as Word documents to suit a range of uses in the laboratory classroom

Collaboration

Discussion and collaboration features make sharing practical activity results and experimental data easier, allowing students to base their understanding on the class findings
PREMIUM FEATURE

assessON

assessON Science Quest 7-10 for Victoria AC (updated for 2017 VC)


The perfect complement to the Science Quest series, assessON is a powerful online assessment tool that enables students to complete and submit tests, homework tasks and practice exams online. Now, students can check their readiness to start a new topic, review their progress during the topic and check their achievement when you finish the topic.

With assessON Student Edition, students can:

Easily create assessment tasks for extra revision or test and exam practice

Answer a variety of question types, all of which are relevant to the subject

Receive instant feedback via automatic marking and worked solutions

View easy-to-follow reports to monitor their progress

For individual online purchases, click here.


Teacher Edition

assessON Science Quest 7-10 for Victoria AC Teacher Edition (updated for 2017 VC)


assessON Teacher Edition (which includes the Student Edition) is the teachers’ portal: an online assessment tool that is completed aligned to the Science Quest series and designed to support assessments FOR, AS and OF learning in the context of the curriculum.

With assessON Teacher Edition, teachers can:

Set up classes and other groups

Schedule assessments, revision and homework tasks that are automatically marked and recorded

Track the progress and performance of students at the individual, group or whole class level

Identify individual student strengths and weaknesses

For individual online purchases, click here.


VICTORIAN CURRICULUM: SCIENCE

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