Years 9 & 10

Adapting to changes in Marine Environments

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.

Bushfires

Toolangi State Forest

Fires are a natural part of the forest environment. Investigate how fires effect the environment, plants, animals and communities with hands-on measurement of fuel hazard levels in a nearby Messmate Forest, a visit to a Mountain Ash Forest and a stop off to compare and contrast a Cool Temperate Rainforest.

Biomes and Food Security

Toolangi State Forest

The ecosystems of the Victorian Central Highlands have distinctive characteristics which help to class the region firmly as part of a Temperate Forest Biome. Explore this special region while connecting to the outcomes of the Victorian Geography Curriculum.

Our Forests Our Future

Toolangi State Forest

Forests are vital for our future. Explore the many values of our forests, how they are managed to reduce human impacts for future sustainability, and how people can be involved in protecting the environment.