Coasts » Movies, presentations and worksheets

1a) An introduction to coasts- movie image

1a) An introduction to coasts- movie

This movie introduces the topic of coasts by looking at a variety of landforms that pupils will study. To enlarge the movie click on the tab in the bottom right hand corner.

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1b)An introduction to coasts- storm video footage image

1b)An introduction to coasts- storm video footage

This video footage was taken in Aberdeen near the south breakwater. This 7000 ton ship is trying to make the harbour. 

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2a) Coastal processes- the basics image

2a) Coastal processes- the basics

This presentation looks at coastal processes in a simplistic manner, such as weathering, erosion, transportation and deposition. 

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2b) Coastal processes- types of erosion image

2b) Coastal processes- types of erosion

This presentation looks at the four main types of coastal erosion; attrition, hydraulic action, abrasion (corrasion) and corrosion. Click on each slide for animations.

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2c) Coastal processes- fetch image

2c) Coastal processes- fetch

This presentation looks at the effect of fetch on the UK coastline.

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2d) Coastal processes- longshore drift image

2d) Coastal processes- longshore drift

This animation demonstrates the process of longshore drift, showing how it alters coastlines.

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3a) Coastal landforms- bays and headlands image

3a) Coastal landforms- bays and headlands

These resources look at landforms shaped by the sea. This presentation focusses on how erosion shapes bays and headlands.

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3b) Coastal landforms- caves, arches, stacks and stumps image

3b) Coastal landforms- caves, arches, stacks and stumps

These resources look at landforms shaped by the sea. This presentation gives pupils an excellent visual walk through the development of caves, arches, stacks and stumps.

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3c) Coastal landforms- caves, arches, stacks and stumps worksheet image

3c) Coastal landforms- caves, arches, stacks and stumps worksheet

These resources look at landforms shaped by the sea. This worksheet supports the presentation on caves, arches, stacks and stumps.

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3d) Coastal landforms- spits image

3d) Coastal landforms- spits

These resources look at landforms shaped by the sea. This presentation gives pupils an excellent visual guide in the development of spits.

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4a) Coastal uses- movie image

4a) Coastal uses- movie

These resources focus on how coasts are used by humans. This is a movie to introduce the issues surrounding the use of coastal areas. To enlarge the movie click on the tab in the bottom right hand corner.

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4b) Coastal uses- worksheet image

4b) Coastal uses- worksheet

These resources focus on how coasts are used by humans. This worksheet accompanies the coastal use movie.

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5a) Coastal protection- movie image

5a) Coastal protection- movie

These resources look at coastal protection. It focuses on different types, their advantages and disadvantages, and the wider issues surrounding coastal protection. This movie introduces coastal protection and the different types that are used. To enlarge..

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5b) Coastal protection- research task sheet image

5b) Coastal protection- research task sheet

These resources look at coastal protection. It focuses on different types, their advantages and disadvantages, and the wider issues surrounding coastal protection. Excellent ICT links are found in this resource. Computer access..

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5c) Coastal protection- match up sheet image

5c) Coastal protection- match up sheet

These resources look at coastal protection. It focuses on different types, their advantages and disadvantages, and the wider issues surrounding coastal protection. This worksheet requires pupils to use prior knowledge and common sense to match up..

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