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Waves

Waves

This worsheets looks at the formation of waves and the distinct differences between constructive and distructive waves.
WillsonEducation
Transportation - Longshore Drift

Transportation - Longshore Drift

The sea sources it materials from various places: cliff erosion, constructive waves, carried down rivers to the mouth and transported by longshore drift. Some beaches have beautiful golden sands whereas others have less attractive shingle, but there is a reason why beaches look as they do. The reason is longshore drift. These worksheets help students to understand the process of longshore drift and the ways sediment is transported by waves and tides.
WillsonEducation
Spits

Spits

Spits are extended stretches of beach material, such as sand and shingle which project out to sea, joined to the mainland at one end. A spit is formed due to the coastline changing direction – Longshore drift is the main source of material build up as it brings materials up from further down the coastline. These worksheets look at how spits are formed and the processess, inputs and outputs of spits.
WillsonEducation
Earthquakes

Earthquakes

This is a KS3 on earthquakes however, it can adapted for a low ability GCSE group. Key facts about the lesson are: 1. The content covered by the lesson are; Plate boundaries that cause earthquakes, the stages of earthquake, responding to an earthquake disaster and identifying the focus/epicentre of an earthquake. 2. Learning resources used in the lesson are; pictures, diagrams, video clips, writing task and peer assessment. 3. Differentiation used in the lesson are: challenge tasks, diagrams (for those who find drawing these difficult). The lesson is planned in detail and all the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. Just download and teach!
suddy23
SAND ISLANDS OF THE MEKONG RIVER CAMBODIA

SAND ISLANDS OF THE MEKONG RIVER CAMBODIA

This is a study about sand - great quantities of sand supplied by the Mekong River and deposited within its wide reaches. It is about sand transportation, arrival, deposition and removal. The sand, with its high nutrient composition is regarded by Cambodian farmers as "the gift of the Mekong". Beyond the geomorphology of this sand is the way it affects the way of life of the Cambodians of the sand islands. The annual gift is usually manageable but in 2011 the Mekong flood levels were extremely high. Many from the sand islands were evacuated to higher/safer grounds. Even so, 2011 was considered to be a "disastrous year for many from the sand islands. Loss of life and considerable destruction of low-lying areas made this a year when the gifts of the river became overwhelming -particularly on sand islands that were severely flooded. To make this easier to understand you might consider linking this unit with one entitled "The Case of Chey Phy's disappearing island". Use the photographs to gain ideas about the way of life on the sand islands. "Step onto the islands" but have a care when near the sandy banks of the Mekong River because they are prone to collapse.
KPolkinghorne