NEW FOR 2020

Jacaranda Chemistry VCE

ALIGNED TO THE VCAA STUDY DESIGN

The new editions of the Jacaranda Chemistry VCE series form a complete suite of contemporary resources, designed to inspire curiosity and scientific investigation while preparing your students for VCE success. Refreshed content explicitly aligns with the Study Design, and now includes comprehensive teacher support so you can teach your class, your way.



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Encouraging inquiry through scientific investigation

An interactive and engaging resource suite utilising a range of rich media, including new teacher-led videos of practical experiments and sample problems – providing students with more opportunities to consolidate concepts and deepen their understanding.

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Developing independent lifelong learners

Now available in learnON, students receive immediate feedback for every question and access to exemplary responses. Their growth, progress and performance are automatically tracked, making it easy to highlight areas of strengths and weakness and focus study.

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Unrivalled exam and assessment preparation

Prepare your students for all forms of success with access to every VCAA exam question since 2006, and a range of practice SACs – comprehensively supported with exemplary responses and marking guides.

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Unmatched teacher support

A new comprehensive range of teacher support materials, including; work programs, curriculum grids, answers to every question, detailed practical investigation support and quarantined topic tests and SACs.

  • Series features

    The latest editions of Jacaranda’s Chemistry VCE series include these features:

    • Aligned to the VCE Chemistry Study Design (2016-2021), with content tailored to all the key knowledge and key skills
    • In learnON, you get greater visibility into student progress and performance, allowing you to easily tailor lesson plans and create custom tests
    • Tailored exercise sets at the end of every subtopic, providing students the opportunity to test their knowledge
    • Detailed topic and Area of Study reviews, providing students with opportunities for revision with key concept summaries, key terms, investigation and an extensive range of questions and an offline printable studyON booklets with past VCE questions
    • New printable Practical Investigation logbook, with teacher-led videos
    • A dedicated Practical Investigations topic designed to enhance skills in scientific methodology with links to Key Science Skills, conducting practical investigations and communicating through scientific reports
    • Enhanced teacher support, including;
      • work programs, curriculum grids and teaching advice
      • practical investigation support, with laboratory information, risk assessments, expected results and demonstrative videos
      • quarantined tests and SACs complete with worked solutions, exemplary responses and marking rubrics
      • learnON provides visibility into student progress and performance, allowing you to customise lessons, tests and assessments

  • Formats

    Jacaranda provides a range of format options to allow teachers to teach their class their way.

    Print


    Printed textbook with free digital code inside

    learnON


    learnON is our immersive and flexible digital learning platform

    iPad app


    Trusted Jacaranda content available online and offline through the iPad app

    PDF


    Downloadable PDFs available with eBookPLUS

  • Authors

    Neale Taylor

    Angela Stubbs

    Robert Stokes

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Jacaranda's Chemistry VCE series

The Jacaranda Chemistry VCE series is available in a print with digital or digital-only format to allow teachers to teach their class, their way.

  • Print + learnON + studyON

    Jacaranda Chemistry 1 VCE Units 1&2

    Title: Jacaranda Chemistry 1 VCE Units 1 & 2 2e learnON & Print + studyON
    ISBN: 9780730373643
    Publication date: October 2019
    RRP: $94.95

    Printed textbook with free digital code inside.

  • learnON + studyON

    Jacaranda Chemistry 1 VCE Units 1&2

    Title: Jacaranda Chemistry 1 VCE Units 1 & 2 2e learnON + studyON
    ISBN: 9780730373407
    Publication date: October 2019
    RRP: $64.95

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

More sample chapters are available for this title.
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Jacaranda Chemistry 1 VCE Units 1 and 2, 2nd Edition
Unit 1: How can the diversity of materials be explained? Unit 2: What makes water such a unique chemical?
Topic 1: Elements Topic 11: Properties of water
Topic 2: The periodic table Topic 12: Water as a solvent
Topic 3: Metals Topic 13: Acid-base reactions in water
Topic 4: Ionic compounds Topic 14: Redox reactions in water
Topic 5: Quantifying atoms and compounds Topic 15: Water sample analysis
Topic 6: Materials from molecules Topic 16: Measurement of solubility and concentration
Topic 7: Carbon lattics and carbon nanomaterials Topic 17: Analysis for salts in water
Topic 8: Organic compounds Topic 18: Analysis for organic compounds in water
Topic 9: Polymers Topic 19: Analysis for acids and bases in water
Topic 10: Research investigations Topic 20: Practical investigations
  • Print + learnON + studyON

    Jacaranda Chemistry 2 VCE Units 3&4

    Title: Jacaranda Chemistry 2 VCE Units 3 & 4 2e learnON & Print + studyON
    ISBN: 9780730373902
    Publication date: October 2019
    RRP: $94.95

    Printed textbook with free digital code inside.

  • learnON + studyON

    Jacaranda Chemistry 2 VCE Units 3&4

    Title: Jacaranda Chemistry 2 VCE Units 3 & 4 2e learnON + studyON
    ISBN: 9780730373827
    Publication date: October 2019
    RRP: $64.95

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

More sample chapters are available for this title.
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Jacaranda Chemistry 2 VCE Units 3 and 4, 2nd Edition
Unit 3: How can chemical processes be designed to optimise efficiency? Unit 4: How are organic compounds categorised, analysed and used?
Topic 1: Obtaining energy from fuels Topic 8: Structure and nomenclature of organic compounds
Topic 2: Fuel choices Topic 9: Categories, properties and reactions of organic compounds
Topic 3: Galvanic cells as a source of energy Topic 10: Analysis of organic compounds
Topic 4: Fuel cells as a source of energy Topic 11: Key food molecules
Topic 5: Rate of chemical reactions Topic 12: Metabolism of food in the human body
Topic 6: Extent of chemical reactions Topic 13: Energy content of food
Topic 7: Production of chemicals by electrolysis and rechargeable batteries Topic 14: Practical investigations

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