To celebrate Science Week 2020, Pearson asked students of VCE Science across Victoria to take a brain break, grab a camera, get inspired and snap a photo!

We were delighted to receive entries from students across the state, each relating to the current biology study design in their own way.

The judging panel determined that the winning photos by selecting those that are both dynamic and captivating, and importantly, with a photo and caption meeting the competition requirement of demonstrating key knowledge included in the current VCE Biology Study Design.

Congratulations to our first-place winners

Ailish Donegan
Catholic Ladies College

Prize placementHeinemann Biology 1 6th Edition in Chapter 9 as Figure 9.3.1

Caption: ‘Many flowering plants depend on their ability to attract insects and birds to pollinate flowers and disperse seeds. Bees feed on the nectar in blossom, and at the same time transfer pollen from one flower to another.’

Sahar Berangi
Williamstown High School

Prize placementHeinemann Biology 1 6th Edition in Chapter 8 as Figure 8.1.13

Caption: ‘Female spiny leaf insects (Extatosoma tiaratum) can reproduce by parthenogenesis.’

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Darshana Dhade
Thornbury High School

Meagan O'Dell
Hillcrest Christian College

Archie Lawrence
Geelong College



Huda Mousawi
Epping Secondary College

Hanan EL Hawli
Bayside College

Elena Turner
Williamstown High School



Rose Lim
Our Lady of Sion College

Drew Madden
Nathalia Secondary College

Zainab Albadran
Epping Secondary College



Zayne Maniyar
Mazenod College

Zainab Aboothahir
Darul Ulum College of Victoria

Chelsea Jack
Notre Dame College

Monica Blasioli
Our Lady of Mercy College, Heidelberg

VCE Science Student Photo Competition 2021

The winning student photos will be featured in Heinemann Chemistry 6th edition and Heinemann Physics 5th edition!

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