Crumbling Coasts

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Crumbling Coasts


Full KS2 unit of work for Crumbling Coasts. This unit explores Coasts, from erosion and coastal features to management and sea level rise. All lesson are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. Most suitable for KS2, years 5 and 6.

All lessons have a starter and learning objectives. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. 

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Lesson sequence:

1 - Coasts introduction
2 - What is the coast used for?
3 - Weathering and erosion
4 - Coastal features
5 - Transportation, longshore drift & spits
6 - Managing the coast
7 - Studland Bay
8 - Studland Bay group presentation and peer feedback
9 - The Holderness Coast
10 - The Holderness Coast ICT research
11 - UK sea level rise ICT research
12 - Climate change
13 - Sea level rise in the Maldives
14 - End of unit test (multiple options)

Also includes Geography Literacy mat and Geography Numeracy/Map Skills mat.

Links to National Curriculum:

- Pupils should extend their knowledge and understanding beyond the local area to include the United Kingdom and Europe, North and South America

- Locate the world’s countries, using maps to focus on Europe (including the location of Russia) and North and South America, concentrating on their environmental regions, key physical and human characteristics, countries, and major cities 

- Name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom, geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics, key topographical features (including hills, mountains, coasts and rivers)

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