Oxford Science 9 Student Book+obook pro

Victorian Curriculum

Second Edition

Helen Silvester

Oxford Science 9 Student Book+obook pro

Victorian Curriculum

Second Edition

Helen Silvester




Paperback + obook


16 Dec 2021




Oxford Science Victorian Curriculum

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$82.99 NZD

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Oxford Science Victorian Curriculum 2E is a complete print and digital Science package that provides a scaffolded approach to Science Inquiry Skill development and application.

Oxford Science Victorian Curriculum 2E Student Books feature a simple, engaging design with targeted on-page features that support student understanding and progression, including:

  • a concept-based approach: one concept = one spread = one lesson
  • easy-to-navigate layouts with simple language and engaging visuals
  • up-to-date, local case studies and statistics
  • accessible language for every student, reviewed by literacy experts
  • worked examples for important processes and calculations to support numeracy development
  • a focus on Science Inquiry Skills that features in Toolkit chapters and is scaffolded throughout each text in practical experiments and activities
  • questions and activities that scaffold capabilities, modelling cricital thinking and approaches to ethics
  • experiments at the back of each book to maintain the flow of concepts in-chapter
  • Science as a Human Endeavour spreads with skill application questions


Chapter 1: Science toolkit
Chapter 2: Ecosystems
Chapter 3: Control and regulation
Chapter 4: Tectonic plates
Chapter 5: Matter
Chapter 6: Chemical reactions
Chapter 7: Electricity
Chapter 8: Electromagnetism
Chapter 9: Experiments
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Helen Silvester is Director at the STEAM-focused Casey Tech School. She has been an educator for over 20 years and has held Head of Science positions in a number of schools. She was shortlisted for the 2014 and 2017 Prime Minister’s Secondary Science Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools and was Victoria's representative for the BHP Billiton Science Teachers Awards.

Helen has a wealth of experience writing and reviewing and has been an active participant in the Australian Science Teachers Association (ASTA), Australian School Science Information Support for Teachers and Technicians (ASSIST) and Science Teachers Association Victoria (STAV). Helen has also worked as a researcher at Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and the Royal Children’s Hospital.