Oxford Science

Years 7–10

Second edition

LIVE online Professional Development Workshop
21 July, 2021

Teach outside of Victoria? Select your curriculum below.

Western Australian Curriculum Australian Curriculum

Develop key skills for success in the Senior Sciences from Year 7


Coming soon for 2022, Oxford Science Victorian Curriculum 2E offers a complete print and digital Science package that provides a scaffolded approach to Science Inquiry Skill development and application questions. Prepare your students for success in the Senior Sciences from day one of Year 7.

Student Books and enhanced digital resources offer complete curriculum coverage and have been revised to feature up-to-date, local case studies and scientific concepts.

Presented with a clear text design and enagaging visuals, each double-page spread represents one scientific concept and guides teachers and students step-by-step through the curriculum, helping you to save time and support your students.

Prepare students for success with scaffolded skill development

Oxford Science 2E features scaffolded development and reinforces key Science Inquiry Skills, with greater opportunities for application.

Make science more accessible

The new editions feature easy-to-navigate, spread-based Student Books with a clear concept development approach: one concept, one spread, one lesson.

Experience enhanced digital resources

Easily assess, track and report on student and class progress with Oxford’s innovative new obook pro digital format for teachers and students.

Take the hard work out of STEAM

Fully integrated STEAM projects at each year level enable consistent, hassle-free, cross-curricular learning.

What's new for 2022?

Watch the video to learn how Oxford is supporting Science educators in 2022.

Prepare students for success with scaffolded skill development

Oxford Science Victorian Curriculum 2E has been designed to close the gap in skill development and equip your students with Science Inquiry Skills from Year 7.

The series features a revised focus on the scaffolded development and reinforcement of Science Inquiry Skills with greater opportunities for application.

Explicit skills activities are included in all Student Books, with scaffolded Science Inquiry Skills and Science as a Human Endeavour spreads.

Make Science accessible for all students

Easy-to-navigate, spread-based Student Books deliver information using a clear concept development approach, with simple language and engaging visuals.

Save time and achieve more with your whole year of teaching in front of you. Students explore concepts progressively with each double-page spread packaged neatly as one lesson.

All content has been reviewed by literacy experts to ensure language is accessible for every student.

Take the hard work out of STEAM

In an Australian first, the Victorian editions of Oxford Maths 7–10, Oxford Science 7–10 and Oxford Humanities 7–10 each feature fully scaffolded, curriculum-aligned STEAM projects.

Each cross-curricular project covers Science, Humanities and Maths curriculum, and is accompanied by a comprehensive suite of teacher resources, including videos, teacher notes, implementation advice and assessment.

STEAM projects encourage students to work collaboratively, make connections between learning areas, and use design thinking to solve real-world problems.

Experience enhanced digital support with obook pro

Oxford Science Victorian Curriculum 2E print resources are supported by Oxford’s new obook pro digital format for teachers and students.

An innovative upgrade to existing obook capabilities, obook pro features market-leading interactive resources and enhanced assessment, tracking and reporting functionality, all hosted on the enhanced Oxford Digital platform.

Focus on teaching - administration is taken care of!

Assess, track and report student progress with assessment functionality.

Introducing our new Curriculum Reports that provide an overview of student understanding of key knowledge areas.

Combine fun and functionality with interactive skills activities and videos

obook pro features interactive content, real-time Quizlet quizzes and new video content to support learning and practical investigations.

Meet our expert author

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.

Oxford Science Victorian Curriculum Year 7 2E

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Student Book + obook pro ?Print Student Book with digital obook pro access for 12 months from the date of activation

Student obook pro ?Digital Student obook pro access for 12 months from the date of activation

Teacher obook pro ?Digital Teacher access for the life of the edition

Value Pack - Print and Digital ?Includes:
Oxford Humanities
Oxford MyEnglish 2E
Oxford Science 2E
Oxford Maths

Value Pack - Digital ?Includes:
Oxford Humanities
Oxford MyEnglish 2E
Oxford Science 2E
Oxford Maths

Oxford Science Victorian Curriculum Year 8 2E

View Table of contents View Sample chapter

Student Book + obook pro ?Print Student Book with digital obook pro access for 12 months from the date of activation

Student obook pro ?Digital Student obook pro access for 12 months from the date of activation

Teacher obook pro ?Digital Teacher access for the life of the edition

Value Pack ?Includes:
Oxford Humanities
Oxford MyEnglish 2E
Oxford Science 2E
Oxford Maths

Value Pack - Digital ?Includes:
Oxford Humanities
Oxford MyEnglish 2E
Oxford Science 2E
Oxford Maths

Oxford Science Victorian Curriculum Year 9 2E

View Sample chapter

Student Book + obook pro ?Print Student Book with digital obook pro access for 12 months from the date of activation

Student obook pro ?Digital Student obook pro access for 12 months from the date of activation

Teacher obook pro ?Digital Teacher access for the life of the edition

Value Pack ?Includes:
Oxford Humanities
Oxford MyEnglish 2E
Oxford Science 2E
Oxford Maths

Value Pack - Digital ?Includes:
Oxford Humanities
Oxford MyEnglish 2E
Oxford Science 2E
Oxford Maths

Oxford Science Victorian Curriculum Year 10 2E

Student Book + obook pro ?Print Student Book with digital obook pro access for 12 months from the date of activation

Student obook pro ?Digital Student obook pro access for 12 months from the date of activation

Teacher obook pro ?Digital Teacher access for the life of the edition

Value Pack ?Includes:
Oxford Humanities
Oxford MyEnglish 2E
Oxford Science 2E
Oxford Maths

Value Pack - Digital ?Includes:
Oxford Humanities
Oxford MyEnglish 2E
Oxford Science 2E
Oxford Maths

Professional Development for Teachers

Teaching students
how to answer questions

LIVE
ONLINE

Presented by:

Helen Silvester

Helen Silvester is back to discuss how recognising and understanding key words is essential for students to answer questions successfully in Science.

Join expert author and experienced Science teacher Helen Silvester as she discusses strategies for developing students’ ability to understand and respond to questions effectively, beginning in Year 7.

When: Live Wednesday 21 July, 4:00 - 4:45pm AEST
Where: Online | On demand

Register to attend


Building skills and capabilities in Years 7–10

Presented by:

Helen Silvester

Building a strong foundation for skills and capabilities in Junior Science is becoming increasingly important for student success in VCE Sciences.

Join expert author and experienced Science teacher Helen Silvester to discuss strategies for guiding the development of critical and ethical thinking.

When: Live Tuesday 15 June, 4:00 - 4:45pm AEST
Where: Online | On demand

On demand video coming soon

Interested in live events for other subjects? Click here: Biology | Humanities | Maths 

Attend a session to receive a complimentary resource, plus free sample content.

Terms and conditions apply.*



*Complimentary resource terms and conditions

Complimentary resources will be provided upon publication. Only available to practicing secondary school teachers. One complimentary title per attendee; teachers who attend both webinar sessions will only receive one complimentary resource. Maximum of two copies per subject area per school, to be distributed at the discretion of OUP Secondary Educational Consultants.