Coastlines » Movies, presentations and worksheets

1) An introduction to coastlines- introduction movie image

1) An introduction to coastlines- introduction movie

This movie introduces the topic of coastlines at KS4 level by looking at a variety of issues that pupils will study. To enlarge the movie click on the tab in the bottom right hand corner.

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2a) Coastal processes- fetch  image

2a) Coastal processes- fetch

This presentation shows the effect of fetch on the UK coastline.

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2b) Coastal processes- types of waves image

2b) Coastal processes- types of waves

This presentation highlights the difference between constructive and destructive waves.

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2c) Coastal processes- types of erosion image

2c) Coastal processes- types of erosion

This presentation demonstrates the four main types of coastal erosion, showing how they operate on a coastline.

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2d) Coastal processes- longshore drift  image

2d) Coastal processes- longshore drift

This animation highlights the influence of longshore drift upon a coastline.

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3a) Coastal landforms- bays and headlands image

3a) Coastal landforms- bays and headlands

This animation demonstrates the formation of bays and headlands, in situations where rock and wave type allows it to happen.  

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

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

This presentation demonstrates the formation of caves, arches, stacks and stumps. It includes a modified photo deomstrating the chain of events, in addition to an animation.

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

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

This is a stand alone animation that can easily be used to demonstrate the formation of these features.

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3d) Coastal landforms- wave cut notches image

3d) Coastal landforms- wave cut notches

This animation highlights the development of wave cut notches, and how this can lead to a wave cut platform.

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3e) Coastal landforms- spits presentation image

3e) Coastal landforms- spits presentation

This presentation demonstrates the formation of spits. It includes a modified photo outlining the formation and examples of notable UK spits.

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3f) Coastal landforms- spits animation image

3f) Coastal landforms- spits animation

This is a standalone animation demonstrating the formation of spits at a coastline.

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3g) Coastal landforms- mass movement presentation image

3g) Coastal landforms- mass movement presentation

This presentation focusses on the effect of mass movement upon a coastline, and how this can affect people and their property. It uses the Holbeck Hall hotel as a casestudy.

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4) Coastal management- presentation image

4) Coastal management- presentation

This presentation looks at the way in which people manage coastlines. It focusses on different methods of coastal protection in addition to other management strategies.

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5) Swanage worksheet image

5) Swanage worksheet

This worksheet looks at the impact of coastal defence on Swanage. It looks at the reasons for it, problems associated with it and other issues using maps and images. There is a Swanage Google Earth tour and an interactive activities resource to accompany..

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