Soft engineering river management (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will learn how flood warnings, preparation and floodplain zoning can reduce the risks and impacts of river flooding.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Hard engineering means...

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Q2.A dam is...

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Q3.Kielder dam and reservoir...

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Q4.Channel straightening also involves...

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Q5.Embankments...

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Q6.The flood relief channels on the River Exe...

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Quiz:

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!

Q1.Hard engineering means...

1/6

Q2.A dam is...

2/6

Q3.Kielder dam and reservoir...

3/6

Q4.Channel straightening also involves...

4/6

Q5.Embankments...

5/6

Q6.The flood relief channels on the River Exe...

6/6

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Soft engineering river management: Part 1 - quiz

Complete the sentences below to show that you understand the key learning from the lesson. Good luck!

Q1.Soft engineering is...

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Q2.In comparison to hard engineering, soft engineering is...

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Q3.An advantage of flood warning and preparation is that...

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Q4.A disadvantage of flood warning and preparation is that...

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Q5.Floodplain zoning is...

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Q6.An advantage of floodplain zoning is that...

6/6

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Soft engineering river management: Part 1 - quiz

Complete the sentences below to show that you understand the key learning from the lesson. Good luck!

Q1.Soft engineering is...

1/6

Q2.In comparison to hard engineering, soft engineering is...

2/6

Q3.An advantage of flood warning and preparation is that...

3/6

Q4.A disadvantage of flood warning and preparation is that...

4/6

Q5.Floodplain zoning is...

5/6

Q6.An advantage of floodplain zoning is that...

6/6

Lesson summary: Soft engineering river management (Part 1)

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