Rippon Lea is an ideal place for students to undertake a fieldwork for VCE Geography Unit 2 - Tourism. The fieldwork is now available as a virtual resource for teachers and students.
To cater for the current COVID-19 restrictions the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) has adapted the Rippon Lea Geography fieldwork into a virtual offering.
The VCE Geography Unit 2 – Tourism Rippon Lea Virtual Fieldwork is now available as a resource kit.
Teachers can purchase the resource kit for a purchase fee of $45.00
The resource kit includes:
- Teacher notes
- Virtual Fieldwork activities
- Rippon Lea Tourism information folder
- Virtual meet with Property manager
- Virtual house and garden tour
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Rippon Lea Estate became the 33rd site to be included on the prestigious National Heritage List in 2006 and it is a significant tourist venue attracting over 80,000 visitors annually. VCE Geography Unit 2 students can explore tourism characteristics of this heritage property. They will complete a range of geographic investigations, practising the key fieldwork skills; and then apply and process the data they collect to address the course requirements.
The Rippon Lea Geography fieldwork suggestions give examples for investigating the key geographical concepts required in the course; change, distance, distribution, movement place, process, region, scale, spatial association and sustainability.