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School Level Textbooks

A guide to the Victorian school level textbooks and student workbooks held in the Giblin Eunson textbook collection.

Primary Science (General)

Primary connections. What's the matter? Year 5. Chemical sciences. (Australian Academy of Science et al., 2012)

Australia's greenhouse gas emissions: Explore the debate about reducing our record-high emissions (Thompson, 2011)

Australian curriculum science (R.I.C Publications, 2011)

Carbohydrates (Ivanoff, 2011)

Comets, asteroids and meteoroids (Reilly, 2011)

Electrical gadgets (Deane-Pratt, 2011)

Forecasting (McAuliffe, 2011)

How do my muscles get strong? (Parker, 2011)

I found a dead bird: A guide to the cycle of life and death (Thornhill, 2010)

Lion vs gazelle (Meinking, 2011)

Ocean wildlife (Newland, 2010)

Planting and growing (Green, 2011)

Primary connections. Change detectives: Incorporating Indigenous perspectives. Stage 3: Natural and processed materials. (Australian Academy of Science et al., 2010)

Primary connections. Earth's place in space. Year 5. Earth sciences. (Australian Academy of Science et al., 2013)

Primary connections. Essential energy. Year 6. Physical sciences. (Australian Academy of Sciences et al., 2012)

Primary connections. Light Shows. Year 5. Physical sciences. (Australian Academy of Science et al., 2012

Primary connections. Marvellous micro-organisms: Incorporating Indigenous perspectives. Stage 3: Life and living. (Australian Academy of Sciences et al., 2010).

Saltwater crocodile (Pyers, 2011)

Science alive 1 for Victorian essential learning standards [Student workbook] (Freer et al., 2009)

Space: A children's encyclopedia (Dorling Kindersley, 2010)

Sedimentary rock (Oxlade, 2011)

Space exploration (Sparrow, 2011)

Tarantula (Ganeri, 2011)

Top 10 snakes (Dale, 2011)

Tsunamis (Mason, 2011)

Tyrannosaurus (Pryor, 2011)

The world's fastest machines (Aboff, 2011)

The computer (Oxlade, 2010)

Velociraptor (Pryor, 2011)

Waste: Information and projects to help you live more sustainably (Whittaker, 2011)

What's the problem? How to start your scientific investigation (Burns, 2010)

What's going to happen? Making your hypothesis (Challen, 2010)

What's the plan? Designing your experiment (Hyde, 2010)

What's going on? Collecting and recording your data (Burns, 2010)

What just happened? Reading results and making inferences (Challen, 2010)

What do we know now? Drawing conclusions and answering the question (Johnson, 2010)

Why does this bite itch? (Parker, 2011)

Yates young gardener: Get your hands dirty (Marriott, 2011)

Yates young gardener: Growing things to eat (Marriott, 2009)


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