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Visit a Viticulturalist

MiddleMiddle Secondary Secondary

LiteracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy

1. Contact your local vineyard (they are mostly present in Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria, Tasmania, ACT, & NSW), ask if they have a Viticulturalist, and then arrange to visit and speak to the Viticulturalist.

2. Talk to the Viticulturalist about their job - what they like, what they dislike.....

3. Write up your experience and maybe even film it!

Australian Viticulturalist

 

 

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Trellising! Which one?

MiddleMiddle Secondary Secondary

LiteracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy

 

1. In groups of 3 - 5 students, read the following articles: Reading

A. Sunlight to Vine

Sunlight to Vine

B. Which trellis system do I choose? by Adam Jacobs

C. Trellising the Grape

2. Using Animoto, collect photos about different Trellis systems:

* Single wire VSP

* Scott Henry System

* U or Lyre Trellis

3. Create a stunning video about the different Trellis systems used by a Viticulturalist.



Animoto

 

 

 

 

Viticulture and Climate Change? What are the effects on the Australian Industry?

 MiddleMiddle Secondary Secondary

LiteracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy

CriticalAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking

 

 

1. In groups of 4 - 5 students, read the following article from The Conversation 5 June 2013 Reading

The Conversation

2. Compare and contrast the following article from ABC Tasmanian Country Hour 14 November 2018

ABC

Use the following questions as a guide:

a. What grapes are grown in Tasmania? Why?

b. What are the messages of these stories? Are they in conflict? How? Why? Give reasons.

c. What strategies are recommended to be followed to reduce the effects of climate change? Is this evident between the years 2013 and 2018? How?

d. What are the styles of writing in each article?

3. What do you see will be the effects of climate change to the Tasmanian Viticulture Industry? Discuss as a group.

 

 

 

 

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