How do we prevent coastal erosion?

In this lesson we will be looking at different methods of preventing coastal erosion, including hard and soft engineering strategies.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.The movement of sediment along the coastline in a zig-zag motion is called...

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Q2.What process occurs when there is a sudden change in the coastline?

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Q3.A change in wind direction causes what feature to form on a spit?

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Q4.What often forms behind a spit?

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Q5.What prevents a spit joining two headlands across a river mouth?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.The movement of sediment along the coastline in a zig-zag motion is called...

1/5

Q2.What process occurs when there is a sudden change in the coastline?

2/5

Q3.A change in wind direction causes what feature to form on a spit?

3/5

Q4.What often forms behind a spit?

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Q5.What prevents a spit joining two headlands across a river mouth?

5/5

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How do we prevent coastal erosion?

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Q1.A hard engineering management strategy is...

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Q2.A soft engineering management strategy is...

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Q3.Which management strategy reflects the waves energy back into the sea?

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Q4.What is one advantage of beach nourishment?

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Q5.What is one disadvantage of groynes?

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How do we prevent coastal erosion?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.A hard engineering management strategy is...

1/5

Q2.A soft engineering management strategy is...

2/5

Q3.Which management strategy reflects the waves energy back into the sea?

3/5

Q4.What is one advantage of beach nourishment?

4/5

Q5.What is one disadvantage of groynes?

5/5

Lesson summary: How do we prevent coastal erosion?

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