Jacaranda Geography Alive

For the Victorian Curriculum

In creating the Jacaranda Geography Alive Victorian Curriculum series, we have crafted a flexible resource which can be successfully used across a wide variety of teaching approaches and styles, providing a rich set of tools and activities that every geography teacher can use to bring geography to life.

Bringing geography to life

A stunning range of new images, videos, interactivities to help bring geography to life.

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Accessible for every student

Activities organised from lower to higher levels of complexity plus challenge opportunities for those thirsting for more.

Helping teachers teach their way

A diverse range of activities to help teachers teach geography their way and give teachers the best possible experience regardless of technology constraints and platform choices.

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Unlock deep insights into performance

With learnON, Jacaranda’s immersive eBook, teachers can unlock deep insights into student and cohort performance.


  • Series highlights

    The latest editions include these key features:

    • SkillBuilders provide an in-depth learning sequence to help students master more than 70 geographical skills across the Jacaranda Geography Alive series
    • A Geographical Concepts section defines and explains each of the seven concepts, with activities to help students develop and apply their understanding
    • Links are provided to case studies in the Jacaranda myWorld Atlas for teachers seeking supplementary content to develop deeper student learning
    • Topics have been structured into subtopics that present sections of content to suit classroom teaching practice
    • ‘Review and Respond’ feature allows students to consolidate knowledge, skills and concepts, and demonstrate progress
    • Reading content with integrated media provides a dynamic and uninterrupted learning experience

  • Formats

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


    Printed textbook with free digital code inside


    learnON is our immersive and flexible digital learning platform.

    iPad app

    Trusted Jacaranda content available online and offline through the iPad app


    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

  • Offers and complementary products


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    Jacaranda Bundle Offers

    Get Jacaranda Geography VC as part of the Jacaranda Value Bundle (print with digital) or the Jacaranda Digital Bundle (digital-only). These bundles provide trusted, high quality resources, at one low price to meet the unique needs of every Victorian school.


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    Jacaranda Atlas

    The iconic Jacaranda Atlas is available for the first time, as a hardcover atlas with a complimentary eBookPLUS so students and teachers get the best of both formats.


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    Jacaranda myWorld Atlas

    myWorld Atlas is Jacaranda’s unique digital atlas that enables students to explore the world and test their geographical skills.


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.