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Heinemann Biology Chemistry and Physics

Aligned to the Study Design

Aligned to the VCE Study Designs

We've completely revised Heinemann BiologyHeinemann Chemistry and Heinemann Physics to be fully aligned with the 2016-2021 VCE Science Study Design.

Highly experienced author team

Highly experienced author team

The authors have updated the student books with the very latest developments and applications of chemistry, biology and physics, presented in an Australian context.

Digital learning

Digital learning

As well as keeping the much loved aspects of Heinemann Biology, Chemistry and Physics that have made them so popular over many years, we have simplified the digital offer for both online and offline use with Reader+.

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About the new editions:

  • Fully aligned with the 2016-2021 VCE Science Study Design.
  • Developed by a highly experienced, well-known and expert author team.
  • Maintains best practice in literacy and instructional design.
  • We have simplified the digital offer for both online and offline use with Reader+.
  • Each Student Book comes with Reader+
  • Access to ProductLink on Pearson Places, with teacher support, answers and worked solutions, curriculum grids and practice exams.
  • Workbooks for Heinemann BiologyHeinemann Chemistry and Heinemann Physics give student practise opportunities to consolidate concepts learnt in class.

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Workbooks give students opportunities to practise and consolidate concepts learnt in class!

They provide support, practical activities, assessment practice and guidance for students.


The workbooks use the best content from the previous editions in conjunction with new content developed specifically for the VCE Biology, Chemistry and Physics Study Designs 2016 - 2021. This includes opportunities to develop and apply key skills through a range of worksheets and practical activities in preparation for Area of Study 3.

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Teacher support is just a click away

The new editions also come with online teacher access to ​Teacher ​ProductLink on Pearson Places​.​ The ​​Teacher ProductLink contains ​a wealth of ​teacher support​ and resources.


Student Book & Workbook resources online include: 

  • Answers and worked solutions
  • Practical activities, notes, support & assessment
  • SPARKlab practical activities
  • Technicians checklist and recipes
  • Chapter tests & solutions, practice exams and answers
  • Practice exams & answers
  • Teaching program
  • Formulae and data booklet

These resources are available as downloadable word documents or PDFs. 

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