Jacaranda Humanities Alive

FOR THE VICTORIAN CURRICULUM YEARS 7 – 10

Four subjects in one or each subject individually – the choice is yours! 

Due to popular demand, the much-loved Jacaranda Humanities Alive series is back. Developed by practising classroom teachers and passionate subject experts, the new series includes a wealth of resources designed to spark students’ curiosity and build their skills.

Won: Student Resource – Junior 2020
English/Humanities/Languages/Arts/Technologies/Health & Physical Education
Australian Education Publishing Awards (EPAA)

How we are different

  • Lessons by Victoria’s best teachers

    A selection of video lessons delivered by passionate subject teachers bring History and Geography topics to life to complement and enrich the classroom experience.

  • Unmatched teacher support – teachON

    Practical teaching advice, teacher-led videos and lesson plans, designed to save time and provide inspiration and support for teachers.

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  • Thinking Big research projects

    Thinking Big research projects for every topic provide opportunities for students to delve deeper, think creatively and work collaboratively.

  • Focus on skills – SkillBuilders

    Jacaranda’s award-winning SkillBuilders develop students’ skills in an engaging and accessible way. Delivered through our proven Tell me, Show me, Let me do it! approach and available in every topic.

Five new Victorian Humanities series

We have published a complete suite of Humanities resources, giving you the flexibility of a complete package or individual subjects – the choice is yours!

Jacaranda Geography Alive Victorian Curriculum 7-10
Jacaranda History Alive Victorian Curriculum 7-10
Jacaranda Economics and Business Alive Victorian Curriculum 7-10
Jacaranda Civics and Citizenship Alive Victorian Curriculum 7-10
Jacaranda Humanities Alive Victorian Curriculum 7-10

Titles in this series

Table of contents

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Jacaranda Humanities Alive 7 Victorian Curriculum 2E
Digital

Title: JACARANDA HUMANITIES ALIVE 7 VICTORIAN CURRICULUM 2E LEARNON
ISBN: 9780730372868
Publication Date: September 2019
RRP: $40.00

learnON is the digital platform for students and teachers. Teachers get access to a bank of additional support resources – free!

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Digital With Print

Title: JACARANDA HUMANITIES ALIVE 7 VICTORIAN CURRICULUM 2E LEARNON + PRINT
ISBN: 9780730372837
Publication Date: November 2019
RRP: $70.00
($40 plus an additional $30 for print)

The best of both worlds! Get full access to learnON and a printed copy for just $30 extra. The digital access code is printed on the inside of your textbook. This code will not be emailed to you.

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Table of contents

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Jacaranda Humanities Alive 8 Victorian Curriculum 2E
Geography

Video lesson: Geography
Topic 12: Geographical skills and concepts
Unit 1: Landforms and landscapes
Topic 13: Introducing landforms and landscapes

Topic 13.3 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 13.8 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 13.12 Review (online-only)

Topic 14: Landscapes formed by water

Topic 14.9 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 14.13 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 14.15 Review (online-only)

Topic 15: Desert landscapes

Topic 15.3 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 15.7 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 15.12 Review (online-only)

Topic 16: Mountain landscapes

Topic 16.4 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 16.8 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 16.11 Review (online-only)

Topic 17: Rainforest landscapes

Topic 17.3 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 17.5 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 17.11 Review (online-only)

Fieldwork inquiry: How does a waterway change from source to sea?
Unit 2: Changing nations
Topic 18: Urbanisation and people on the move

Topic 18.4 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 18.7 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 18.9 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 18.11 Review (online-only)

Topic 19: Our changing urban world

Topic 19.3 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 19.6 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 19.10 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 19.12 Review (online-only)

Topic 20: Managing and planning Australia’s urban future

Topic 20.4 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 20.7 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 20.11 Review (online-only)

Geographical inquiry: Investigating an Asian megacity

Digital

Title: JACARANDA HUMANITIES ALIVE 8 VICTORIAN CURRICULUM 2E LEARNON
ISBN: 9780730372691
Publication Date: September 2019
RRP: $40.00

learnON is the digital platform for students and teachers. Teachers get access to a bank of additional support resources – free!

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Digital With Print

Title: JACARANDA HUMANITIES ALIVE 8 VICTORIAN CURRICULUM 2E LEARNON + PRINT
ISBN: 9780730372776
Publication Date: November 2019
RRP: $70.00
($40 plus an additional $30 for print)

The best of both worlds! Get full access to learnON and a printed copy for just $30 extra. The digital access code is printed on the inside of your textbook. This code will not be emailed to you.

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Table of contents

To view content, simply click on the chapter link in blue and the PDF will open up.

Jacaranda Humanities Alive 9 Victorian Curriculum 2E
Geography

Video lesson: Geography
Topic 9: Geographical skills and concepts

Topic 9.4 Review (online-only)

Unit 1: Biomes and food security
Topic 10: All the world is a biome

Topic 10.3 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 10.8 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 10.12 Review (online-only)

Topic 11: Feeding the world

Topic 11.6 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 11.10 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 11.12 Review (online-only)

Topic 12: The impacts of global food production

Topic 12.4 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 12.7 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 12.13 Review (online-only)

Topic 13: Challenges to food security

Topic 13.3 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 13.5 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 13.10 Review (online-only)

Topic 14: Meeting our future global food needs

Topic 14.5 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 14.6 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 14.11 Review (online-only)

Geographical inquiry: Biomes and food security
Unit 2: Geographies of interconnections
Topic 15: Connecting with our places

Topic 15.3 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 15.8 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 15.12 Review (online-only)

Topic 16: Tourists on the move

Topic 16.4 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 16.6 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 16.7 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 16.13 Review (online-only)

Topic 17: Trade – a driving force for interconnection

Topic 17.5 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 17.10 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 17.12 Review (online-only)

Topic 18: Global ICT — connections, disparity and impacts
Topic 18.9 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 18.10 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 18.12 Review (online-only)
Fieldwork inquiry: What are the effects of travel in the local community?

Digital

Title: JACARANDA HUMANITIES ALIVE 9 VICTORIAN CURRICULUM 2E LEARNON
ISBN: 9780730372370
Publication Date: October 2019
RRP: $40.00

learnON is the digital platform for students and teachers. Teachers get access to a bank of additional support resources – free!

Buy Now

Digital With Print

Title: JACARANDA HUMANITIES ALIVE 9 VICTORIAN CURRICULUM 2E LEARNON + PRINT
ISBN: 9780730372363
Publication Date: December 2019
RRP: $70.00
($40 plus an additional $30 for print)

The best of both worlds! Get full access to learnON and a printed copy for just $30 extra. The digital access code is printed on the inside of your textbook. This code will not be emailed to you.

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Table of contents

To view content, simply click on the chapter link in blue and the PDF will open up.

Jacaranda Humanities Alive 10 Victorian Curriculum 2E
Geography

Video lesson: Geography
Topic 9: Geographical skills and concepts
Topic 9.4 Review (online-only)
Unit 1: Environmental change and management
Topic 10: Introducing environmental change and management

Topic 10.3 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 10.7 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 10.9 Review (online-only)

Topic 11: Land environments under threat

Topic 11.3 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 11.10 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 11.12 Review (online-only)

Topic 12: Inland water — dammed, diverted and drained

Topic 12.5 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 12.8 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 12.11 Review (online-only)

Topic 13: Managing change in coastal environments

Topic 13.5 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 13.6 SkillBuilder (online-only)

Topic 14: Marine environments — are we trashing our oceans?

Topic 14.5 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 14.7 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 14.9 Review (online-only)

Topic 15: Sustaining urban environments

Topic 15.5 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 15.6 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 15.10 Review (online-only)

Geographical inquiry: Developing an environmental management plan
Unit 2: Geographies of human wellbeing
Topic 16: Measuring and improving wellbeing

Topic 16.3 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 16.5 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 16.10 Review (online-only)

Topic 17: Variations in wellbeing

Topic 17.6 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 17.9 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 17.12 Review (online-only)

Topic 18: Factors affecting wellbeing

Topic 18.6 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 18.7 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 18.9 Review (online-only)

Topic 19: The impact of conflict on human wellbeing

Topic 19.9 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 19.10 SkillBuilder (online-only)
Topic 19.12 Review (online-only)

Fieldwork inquiry: Comparing wellbeing in the local area

Digital

Title: JACARANDA HUMANITIES ALIVE 10 VICTORIAN CURRICULUM 2E LEARNON
ISBN: 9780730372479
Publication Date: October 2019
RRP: $40.00

learnON is the digital platform for students and teachers. Teachers get access to a bank of additional support resources – free!

Buy Now

Digital With Print

Title: JACARANDA HUMANITIES ALIVE 10 VICTORIAN CURRICULUM 2E LEARNON + PRINT
ISBN: 9780730372431
Publication Date: December 2019
RRP: $70.00
($40 plus an additional $30 for print)

The best of both worlds! Get full access to learnON and a printed copy for just $30 extra. The digital access code is printed on the inside of your textbook. This code will not be emailed to you.

Buy Now

  • Series features

    The latest editions of Jacaranda’s Humanities Alive series include these key features:

    • Choice – four titles in one, or single-subject titles
    • teachON – video lessons by Victoria’s best teachers, teaching advice and lesson plans
    • learnON – our most powerful digital learning platform
      • An immersive digital platform in which students and teachers are connected
      • Rich media, including videos and interactives to engage and inspire
      • Results reported against skills and content, allowing unmatched visibility of students’ progress
      • Immediate, corrective feedback for students and an in-built testmaker for teachers to create assignments from a large pool of questions for immediate, spaced and mixed practice.
    • Thinking Big research projects – creative, imaginative, collaborative activities
    • SkillBuilders – Tell me, Show me, Let me do it!

  • Authors

    Robert Darlington

    Judy Mraz

    Simon Phelan

    Jill Price

    Matt Richardson

    Graeme Smithies

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