NEW FOR 2020
The new editions of the Jacaranda Physics 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
|Jacaranda Physics 1 VCE Units 1 and 2, 4th Edition (DRAFT)|
|Unit 1: What ideas explain the physical world?||Unit 2: What do experiments reveal about the physical world?|
|Chapter 1: Thermodynamics principles – Heat, temperature and internal energy||Chapter 9: Analysing motion|
|Chapter 2: Thermodynamics and climate science||Chapter 10: Forces in action|
|Chapter 3: Concepts used to model electricity||Chapter 11: Mechanical interactions|
|Chapter 4: Circuit analysis||Options (online only)|
|Chapter 5: Using electricity and electrical safety||Chapter 12: What are stars?|
|Chapter 6: Origins of atoms||Chapter 13: Is there life beyond Earth’s Solar System?|
|Chapter 7: Particles in the nucleus||Chapter 14: How do forces act on the human body?|
|Chapter 8: Energy from the atom||Chapter 15: How can AC electricity charge a DC device?|
|Chapter 16: How do heavy things fly?|
|Chapter 17: Are fusion and fission viable nuclear energy power sources?|
|Chapter 18: How is radiation used to maintain human health?|
|Chapter 19: How do particle accelerators work?|
|Chapter 20: How can human vision be enhanced?|
|Chapter 21: How do instruments make music?|
|Chapter 22: How can performance in ball sports be improved?|
|Chapter 23: How does the human body use electricity?|
|Chapter 24: Practical investigation|
|Jacaranda Physics 2 VCE Units 3 and 4, 4th Edition (DRAFT)|
|Unit 3: How do things move without contact?||Unit 4: How can two contradictory models explain both light and matter?|
|Chapter 1: Gravitation||Chapter 9: Properties of mechanical waves|
|Chapter 2: Electric fields||Chapter 10: Light as a wave|
|Chapter 3: Magnetic fields||Chapter 11: The particle-like nature of light|
|Chapter 4: Generation of electricity||Chapter 12: Light and matter|
|Chapter 5: Transmission of electricity||Chapter 13: Practical investigation|
|Chapter 6: Newton’s laws of motion|
|Chapter 7: Force, energy and mass in collusions and other interactions|
|Chapter 8: Special relativity|
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