NEW FOR 2020

Jacaranda Geography Alive

For the Victorian Curriculum

Jacaranda is excited to announce new editions of the Jacaranda Geography Alive series, coming for the 2020 school year. Written by practising teachers and passionate subject experts, the new series includes a wealth of resources across multiple formats designed to spark students’ curiosity, build skills, and empower teachers to teach their class their way.



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plus get free teacher resources?

Simply tell us whether your faculty is planning to use Jacaranda Geography Alive
as your classroom resource in 2020 by 15th October 2019.

Lessons by Victoria’s best teachers

A selection of video lessons delivered by passionate subject teachers bring Geography topics to life to complement and enrich the classroom experience.

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Unmatched teacher support – teachON

Practical teaching advice, teacher-led videos and lesson plans, designed to save time and provide inspiration and support for teachers.

Thinking Big research projects

Thinking Big research projects for every topic provide opportunities for students to delve deeper, think creatively and work collaboratively.

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Focus on skills – SkillBuilders

Jacaranda’s award-winning SkillBuilders develop students’ skills in an engaging and accessible way. Delivered through our proven Tell me, Show me, Let me do it! approach and available in every topic.

Five new Victorian Humanities series

We are publishing a complete suite of Humanities resources for the 2020 school year, giving you the flexibility of a complete package or individual subjects – the choice is yours!

Jacaranda Humanities Victorian Curriculum suite
  • Series features

    The latest editions of the Jacaranda Geography Alive series include these key features:

    • teachON – video lessons by Victoria’s best teachers, teaching advice and lesson plans
    • learnON – our most powerful digital learning platform
      • An immersive digital platform in which students and teachers are connected
      • Rich media to engage and inspire
      • Immediate, corrective feedback for students and an in-built testmaker for teachers to create assignments from a large pool of questions for immediate, spaced and mixed practice.
      • Results reported against skills and content allow unmatched visibility of students’ progress.
    • Thinking Big research projects – creative, imaginative, collaborative activities
    • SkillBuilders – Tell me, Show me, Let me do it!

  • 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

    Digital


    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 in the learnON platform

  • Authors

    Kerry Bainbridge

    Cathy Bedson

    Pat Beeson

    Niranjan Casinader

    Elyse Chora

    Anne Dempster

    Trish Douglas

    Kathryn Gibson

    Kingsley Head

    Jeana Kriewaldt

    Terry McMeekin

    Denise Miles

    Judy Mraz

    Jill Price

    Alistair Purser

    Alex Rossimel

    Cleo Westhorpe

    Marilyn Wiber

    Jane Wilson

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Jacaranda Geography Alive VC series

The Jacaranda Geography Alive Victorian Curriculum series is available in a print with digital (learnON) or digital-only format to allow teachers to teach their class, their way. For digital customers, use your resource both online and offline with downloadable PDFs and the iPad app.

  • Year 7

    Print with digital


    Jacaranda Geography Alive 7 VC 2E

    Title: Jacaranda Geography Alive 7 Victorian Curriculum 2E learnON &
    Print
    ISBN: 9780730379904
    Publication date: December 2019
    RRP: $59.95

    Printed textbook with free digital code inside.

     

    Digital


    Jacaranda Geography Alive 7 VC 2E learnON

    Title: Jacaranda Geography Alive 7 Victorian Curriculum 2E learnON
    ISBN: 9780730379553
    Publication date: October 2019
    RRP: $44.95

    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.
    View all sample chapters here
    Jacaranda Geography Alive 7 VC 2e
    Topic 1: Geographical skills and concepts UNIT 2 PLACE AND LIVEABILITY
    UNIT 1 WATER IN THE WORLD Topic 6: Choosing a place to live
    Topic 2: Our precious environmental resources Topic 7: A world of people and places
    Topic 3: Water use and management in the world Topic 8: Liveable places
    Topic 4: Too much, too little – water variability and its impacts Geographical Inquiry: What is my place like?
    Topic 5: Natural hazards and extreme events SkillBuilders
    Fieldwork inquiry: What is the water quality of my local catchment?

  • Year 8

    Print with digital


    Jac Geog 8 VC 2E cover

    Title: Jacaranda Geography Alive 8 Victorian Curriculum 2E learnON
    & Print
    ISBN: 9780730379508
    Publication date: December 2019
    RRP: $59.95

    Printed textbook with free digital code inside.

     

    Digital


    Jac Geog 8 VC 2E learnON

    Title: Jacaranda Geography Alive 8 Victorian Curriculum 2E learnON
    ISBN: 9780730378990
    Publication date: October 2019
    RRP: $44.95

    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.
    View all sample chapters here
    Jacaranda Geography Alive 8 VC 2E
    Topic 1: Geographical skills and concepts UNIT 2 CHANGING NATIONS
    UNIT 1 LANDFORMS AND LANDSCAPES Topic 7: Urbanisation and people on the move
    Topic 2: Introducing landforms and landscapes Topic 8: Our changing urban world
    Topic 3: Landscapes formed by water Topic 9: Managing and planning Australia’s urban future
    Topic 4: Desert landscapes Geographical inquiry: Investigating an Asian megacity
    Topic 5: Mountain landscapes SkillBuilders
    Topic 5: Rainforest landscapes
    Fieldwork inquiry: How does a waterway change from source to sea?

  • Year 9

    Print with digital


    Jacaranda Geography Alive 9 VC 2E

    Title: Jacaranda Geography Alive 9 Victorian Curriculum 2E learnON
    & Print
    ISBN: 9780730379195
    Publication date: January 2020
    RRP: $59.95

    Printed textbook with free digital code inside.

     

    Digital


    Jacaranda Geography Alive 9 VC 2E learnON

    Title: Jacaranda Geography Alive 9 Victorian Curriculum 2E learnON
    ISBN: 9780730379256
    Publication date: November 2019
    RRP: $44.95

    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.
    View all sample chapters here
    Jacaranda Geography Alive 9 VC 2E
    Topic 1: Geographical skills and concepts UNIT 2 GEOGRAPHIES OF INTERCONNECTIONS
    UNIT 1 BIOMES AND FOOD SECURITY Topic 7: Connecting with our places
    Topic 2: All the world is a biome Topic 8: Tourists on the move
    Topic 3: Feeding the world Topic 9: Trade – a driving force for interconnection
    Topic 4: The impacts of global food production Topic 10: Global ICT — connections, disparity and impacts
    Topic 5: Challenges to food security Fieldwork inquiry: What are the effects of travel in the local community?
    Topic 6: Meeting our future global food needs SkillBuilders
    Geographical inquiry: Biomes and food security

  • Year 10

    Print with digital


    Jacaranda Geography Alive 10 VC 2E

    Title: Jacaranda Geography Alive 10 Victorian Curriculum 2E learnON & Print
    ISBN: 9780730374725
    Publication date: November 2019
    RRP: $59.95

    Printed textbook with free digital code inside.

     

    Digital


    Jacaranda Geography Alive 10 VC 2E learnON

    Title: Jacaranda Geography Alive 10 Victorian Curriculum 2E learnON
    ISBN: 9780730374770
    Publication date: January 2020
    RRP: $44.95

    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.
    View all sample chapters here
    Jacaranda Geography Alive 10 VC 2E
    Topic 1: Geographical skills and concepts UNIT 2 GEOGRAPHIES OF HUMAN WELLBEING
    UNIT 1 ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE AND MANAGEMENT Topic 8: Measuring and improving wellbeing
    Topic 2: Introducing environmental change and management Topic 9: Global variations in human wellbeing
    Topic 3: Land environments under threat Topic 10: Factors affecting wellbeing
    Topic 4: Inland water – dammed, diverted and drained Topic 11: The impact of conflict on human wellbeing
    Topic 5: Managing change in coastal environments Fieldwork inquiry: What are the effects of travel in the local community?
    Topic 6: Marine environments – are we trashing our oceans? SkillBuilders
    Topic 7: Sustaining urban environments
    Geographical enquiry: Developing an environmental management plan

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