Outdoor and Environment – Exploring Coastal Environments

VCE Outdoor Environmental Studies – students wishing to complete VCE OED are advised to enrol in Units 1 and 2 in year 10, as they must complete Units 3 and 4 in Year 11.

Overview:   

This unit of study will have a coastal environment focus. Students will learn about coastal ecology and exploring it through different outdoor activities, such as, snorkelling, surfing and walking part of the Great Ocean Road Walk.

Content/Skills:

Coastal Outdoor Education: Semester One has a coastal focus.

Students will complete practical activities, such as surfing, snorkelling, sea kayaking, bush walking, mountain biking, camp cooking and bushwalk preparation. In a theoretical capacity, students will explore plastic and its effect on the coastal environment, flora and fauna.

Links to further study:

This unit would be an advantage to those students considering completing VCE Outdoor Environmental Studies or a career in the outdoor and recreation industry or in environmental land management.

Selection advice:

All excursions are compulsory as they link directly to common assessment tasks.  This unit will have a cost of approximately $300.

 

Please note, students can undertake Outdoor and Environment in both Semester 1 and Semester 2.

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