Mt Hotham review questions

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Mt Hotham review questions

  1. 1. Yr 12 Outdoor and Environmental Studies – Mt. Hotham Review<br />Now that you have experienced this environment first hand, answer the following questions - <br /><ul><li>List three examples of commercialisation of this environment
  2. 2. How could this environment be viewed? (MR GALT) – for each offer a practical example that you observed.
  3. 3. What did the Mt. Hotham management do to reduce the risk of injury to skiers and snowboarders on the mountain?
  4. 4. What might some of the responses be if somebody was killed in a skiing accident (collision) at Mt. Hotham?
  5. 5. How would have the Aboriginal people used this area around Mt. Hotham?
  6. 6. Do you think that the current use of the environment (ski resort) would be more or less detrimental to the state of the environment than previous uses (cattle grazing, gold mining). Explain.
  7. 7. What might be some of the conflicts of interest that could occur with the use of Mt. Hotham?
  8. 8. What types of interactions with the environment did you observe at Mt. Hotham?
  9. 9. What are the factors that may have influenced the patterns with these interactions over time? Explain each with specific reference to Mt. Hotham.
  10. 10. Discuss three of the technologies that impacted on your time at the snow. What impact did each of these have on your experience and how might they affect participation?
  11. 11. Why might the Mt. Hotham environment be considered important for individuals? – explain using specific examples.
  12. 12. Why might the Mt. Hotham environment be considered important for society? – explain using specific examples.
  13. 13. How could the resort impact on biodiversity?
  14. 14. Consider you are planning a back country skiing/snowboarding trip. What considerations would you need to take to ensure a safe trip?

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