Year 11

VCE Biology Fieldwork (Unit 1 Area of Study 2)

Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary

Explore the intertidal rockpools and sandy beaches of Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary. Discover how abiotic factors influence the distribution of species on the rocky platform and how organisms have adapted to these highly variable conditions. This program has been written by an experienced VCE Biology teacher and has been tested and refined to suit the new study design.

The Forest Environment (Enviro Science Unit 1)

Toolangi State Forest

Discover the forest environment, it’s structure, functions and natural processes.

The Forest Experience (O&E Studies Unit 1)

Toolangi State Forest

Explore how people value and experience forests.

Hazards and Disasters in the Forest (VCE Geography Unit 1)

Toolangi State Forest

Explore the magnificent forest ecosystems of the Victorian Central Highlands, and investigate the hydro-meteorological hazards and disasters that characterise the region.  Visit sites with contrasting ecological functions and response to bushfire, and that are at varying stages of recovery from such disaster. Discuss human responses to the region’s bushfire hazards and disasters, including prediction of risk and vulnerability, planning protection and mitigation, recovery and reconstruction. Complete fieldwork activities that will collect primary data for the unit’s SAC requirement.

Impacts of Forest Use (O&E Studies Unit 2)

Toolangi State Forest

Discover the characteristics of forest environments and the impacts of human activities in Toolangi State Forest.

Wood as a Resource (Design & Tech)

Toolangi State Forest

State forests are managed for multiple uses, including the provision of timber resources. Explore the use of forests as a source of timber for a range of uses.