Jacaranda Physics VCE

FOR THE VCAA STUDY DESIGN (2023-2027) UNITS 1-4

Everything you need for your students to succeed

The best Physics series for the new VCE Study Design. Developed by expert Victorian teachers for, VCE students. 

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How we are different

  • exam ready

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    Get exam ready: past VCAA exam questions (all since 2013)

    Students can start preparing from lesson one, with past VCAA exam questions embedded in every lesson.  

    Practice, customisable SACs available for all Units to build student competence and confidence.

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  • Learn online

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    Learn online with Australia’s most powerful learning tool, learnON

    Be confident your students can get unstuck and progress, in class or at home. For every question online they receive immediate feedback. Teacher-led videos to learn and re-learn. Instant reports make tracking progress simple.

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  • Supercourse

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    Combine unites flexibly with the Jacaranda Supercourse

    An Australian first, build the course you’ve always wanted with the Jacaranda Supercourse. You can combine Units 1 4 in one title, so students can move backwards and forwards freely. Or Junior and Senior Sciences for when students who need remediation, extension or acceleration.

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Titles in this series

Table of contents

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Jacaranda Physics 1 VCE Units 1 & 2 5e

Topic 1: Electromagnetic radiation
Topic 2: Investigating light
Topic 3: Thermal energy and its interaction with electromagnetic radiation
Topic 4: Radiation from the nucleus and nuclear energy
Topic 5: Concepts used to model electricity
Topic 6: Electrical circuits
Topic 7: Using electricity and electrical safety
Topic 8: Analysing motion
Topic 9: Forces in action
Topic 10: Energy and motion
Topic 11: Socio-scientific issues
Topic 12: Scientific investigations

Digital

Title: JACARANDA PHYSICS 1 VCE UNITS 1 & 2 5E LEARNON
ISBN: 9781119887836
Publication Date: 2022
RRP: $50.00

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

Digital + Print

Title: JACARANDA PHYSICS 1 VCE UNITS 1 & 2 5E LEARNON + PRINT
ISBN: 9781119887898
Publication Date: 2022
RRP: $80.00
($50 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.

Digital

Title: JACARANDA PHYSICS 2 VCE UNITS 3 & 4 4E LEARNON
ISBN: 9780730373230
Publication Date: October 2019
RRP: $50.00

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 + Print

Title: JACARANDA PHYSICS 2 VCE UNITS 3 & 4 4E LEARNON + PRINT
ISBN: 9780730373285
Publication Date: December 2019
RRP: $80.00
($50 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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  • Series features

    • Tried, tested and trusted. The NEW Jacaranda Physics VCE series continues to deliver curriculum-aligned material that caters to students of all abilities.
    • Our expert author team of practising teachers and assessors ensures 100% coverage of the new VCE Physics Study Design (2023-2027). 
    • New! Access targeted questions sets including all relevant past VCAA exam questions since 2013. Ensure assessment preparedness with practice SACs for all Areas of Study. 
    • New! Enhanced practical investigation support including practical investigation videos, eLogbook with fully customisable practical investigations – including teacher advice and risk assessments. 
    • New! Teacher-led videos unpack concepts, VCAA exam questions and sample problems to fill learning gaps after the COVID-19 disruptions. 
    • Access the entire course anywhere, anytime, all in learnON:
      • Trusted content brought to life with embedded videos, interactivities and banks of digital resources.
      • Immediate feedback to help students get unstuck, with access to sample responses (online and offline).
      • A testmaker where you can create custom tests from the complete bank of 1,000s of questions (including past VCAA exam questions).
      • Data analytics and instant reports provide data-driven insights into performance across the entire course.
      • Enhanced teacher support, including work programs, curriculum grids, quarantined tests and SACs complete with worked solutions and marking rubrics.
      • And much more! 

  • Authors

    Michael Rosenbrock

    Dan O’Keefe

    Ross Phillips

    Jan Coyle

    Murray Anderson

    Barbara McKinnon

    Graeme Lofts

    Catherine Bellair

    Peter Pentland

Testimonials

Feedback from schools about the Jacaranda Physics VCE series

Why VCE Physics teachers trust Jacaranda:

Ross Phillips from Strathcona Baptist Girls College shares how the Jacaranda VCE Physics series helps him engage students in the study of Physics, supported his teaching, catered to his students learning styles and provides him with quality content for many years.

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