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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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
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.
|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?|
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