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Clearly aligned to the latest Australian Curriculum Science as well as to the 2017 Victorian Curriculum Science.

Accessibility for learners

Accessibility for learners

Literacy Consultant Dr Trish Weekes has completed a thorough literacy review to ensure that learners are even more supported in this edition with increased scaffolding, clearer explanation of key terms and improved navigation pathways.

Pearson Science 2ed engages students

Engages students

This series encourages students to see relationship between science and their everyday lives. In addition to the core curriculum content, we've included a 'step-up' program to help successfully launch students into Senior Sciences.

Pearson Science 2ed new digital offering

New digital offering

This edition includes a new digital offering Lightbook Starter - an innovative digital resource developed to help students consolidate key concepts, assess their understanding and track their progress.

What's new?


  • Complete coverage of all Content Descriptors and all Elaborations of the latest Australian Curriculum: Science (Version 8) and Victorian Curriculum: Science (2017). 
  • A focus on Australian and future science directions with the integration of STEM and exposure to cutting edge scientific developments with examples that include the contributions of Australian and female scientists.
  • In addition to the core curriculum content, we've included a 'step-up' program to help successfully launch students into Senior Sciences.
  • Updated materials to comply with new safety regulations in Australian schools. 
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New digital offering - Lightbook Starter
  • Wider range of question levels, types and outputs that allow students at all stages of learning to demonstrate their level of understanding. 
  • Fully reviewed and improved practical activities. These include the use of more accessible materials. They have been updated in alignment with school safety regulations and carried out by an expreienced lab technician. 
  • Each Student Book comes with Reader+, a digital version of the student book, available for both online and offline use. 
  • New digital offering, Lightbook Starter, an innovative digital resource developed to help students consolidate key concepts, assess their understanding and track their progress.

Retaining the best features of the acclaimed first edition

  • Written and reviewed by leading science educators and practising scientists from across Australia. 
  • Designed to encourage inquiry and problem solving in learners. 
  • Extensive material including glossaries, chapter reviews, practical investigations, worked examples, skill builders and inquiry based activities. 
  • Encourages students to see relationship between science and their everyday lives.
Retaining much loved features

 

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