Jacaranda VCE Physics

For the VCAA Study Design

The Jacaranda Physics series for VCE Units 1- 4 provides comprehensive coverage of the VCAA Study Design for 2016 – 2021. This series provides robust content, integrated with compelling digital resources, that enable every Physics student to reach their full potential.



New editions coming in 2019!

We are thrilled to announce Jacaranda is publishing new editions of our VCE Physics series, for use in 2020.

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What’s inside


A dedicated Practical Investigations chapter leads students through the key skills and provides advice and practical ideas for investigations

Jacaranda’s unique exam preparation tool, studyON, is now included and fully integrated with the series for greater value for money

Chapter reviews summarise key concepts and graded end-of-chapter questions regularly evaluate student knowledge and understanding

Sample problems throughout the chapter improve students’ understanding by stepping through worked solutions

Exciting new HTML5 interactivities and videos have been optimised for all devices

  • Series features

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

    • An overview of the key knowledge and outcomes addressed at the beginning of each chapter
    • Provides an unmatched visual learning experience, with complementary interactivities for every question
    • Language has been carefully selected to appeal to students of all abilities and practice questions at the end of subtopics reinforce learning
    • As a matter of fact and Physics in focus panels are used to highlight applications of physics, show relevance and add interest
    • Fully updated with new case studies, including new inquiry and application tasks

  • 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

    eBookPLUS


    The eBookPLUS is electronic version of the student text that also includes a range of digital resources

    eGuidePLUS


    The eGuidePLUS includes everything from the eBookPLUS plus additional resources designed for teachers

    PDF


    Downloadable PDFs available with eBookPLUS

  • Authors

    Dan O’Keefe
    Graeme Lofts
    Peter Nelson
    Peter Pentland
    Ross Phillips
    Murray Anderson

  • Offers and complementary products

     

     

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    Get studyON, our exam study, revision and practise
    tool, for free!

    Now free and fully integrated across the entire series, studyON is our interactive and highly visual online study, revision and exam practise tool. With many features such as access to official past exams, videos, interactivities, auto-marked questions and progress tracking tools, studyON packs in so much more than a traditional print study guide.

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Jacaranda's Physics VCE series

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

  • Print + eBookPLUS + studyON

    Physics 1 VCE units 1 and 2

    Title: Jacaranda Physics 1 VCE Units 1 and 2 Print & eBookPLUS + studyON
    ISBN: 9780730321484
    Publication date: October 2015
    RRP: $94.95

    Printed textbook with free digital code inside.

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  • eBookPLUS + studyON

    Physics 1 VCE units 1 and 2

    Title: Jacaranda Physics 1 VCE Units 1 and 2 eBookPLUS + studyON
    ISBN: 9780730326847
    Publication date: November 2015
    RRP: $64.95

    The eBookPLUS is the electronic version of the student text that also includes a range of digital resources.

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  • eGuidePLUS

    Physics 1 VCE units 1 and 2

    Title: Jacaranda Physics 1 VCE Units 1 and 2 eGuidePLUS
    ISBN: 9780730321491
    Publication date: December 2015
    RRP: $114.95

    The eGuidePLUS includes everything from the eBookPLUS plus additional resources designed for teachers.

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Physics 1 VCE Units 1 and 2
Unit 1 Unit 2
Chapter 1: Heat, temperature and internal energy Chapter 10: Analysing movement
Chapter 2: Energy in transit Chapter 11: Forces in action
Chapter 3: The physics of climate change Chapter 12: Mechanical interactions
Chapter 4: Current electricity Chapter 13: Practical investigations
Chapter 5: Circuit analysis Chapter 14: What are stars?
Chapter 6: Using electricity Chapter 15: Is there life beyond Earth’s Solar System?
Chapter 7: Radioactivity and the nucleus Chapter 16: How do forces act on the human body?
Chapter 8: Sub-atomic particles Chapter 17: How can AC electricity charge a DC device?
Chapter 9: From the Big Bang to atoms Chapter 18: How do heavy things fly?
Chapter 19: Are fusion and fission viable nuclear energy power sources?
Chapter 20: How is radiation used to maintain human health?
Chapter 21: How do particle accelerators and colliders work?
Chapter 22: How can human vision be extended?
Chapter 23: How do instruments make music?
Chapter 24: How can performance in ball sports be improved?
Chapter 25 How does the human body use electricity?
  • Print + eBookPLUS + studyON

    Physics 2 VCE units 3 and 4

    Title: Jacaranda Physics 2 VCE Units 3 and 4 Print & eBookPLUS + studyON
    ISBN: 9780730328841
    Publication date: August 2016
    RRP: $94.95

    Printed textbook with free digital code inside.

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  • eBookPLUS + studyON

    Physics 2 VCE units 3 and 4

    Title: Jacaranda Physics 2 VCE Units 3 and 4 with eBookPLUS + studyON
    ISBN: 9780730334064
    Publication date: January 2017
    RRP: $64.95

    The eBookPLUS is the electronic version of the student text that also includes a range of digital resources.

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  • eGuidePLUS

    Physics 2 VCE units 3 and 4

    Title: Jacaranda Physics 2 VCE Units 3 and 4 eGuidePLUS
    ISBN: 9780730328865
    Publication date: January 2017
    RRP: $114.95

    The eGuidePLUS includes everything from the eBookPLUS plus additional resources designed for teachers.

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