Lesson 1 Why Are Coasts ImportantPresentation Transcript
Coasts. Lesson 1 How do we you the coast? Why is it important?
Learning Objectives To understand what a coast is. Know who uses the coast Be able to explain why the coast is important.
What is a Coast? In pairs write your own definition of Coast. the land next to or close to the sea. Cambridge dictionary
The UK Coast The UK coast line is 12,430km long The coast is owned by various different people. But not the sea. The government owns the sea up to 12 miles out
Coastal Users Who uses the coast? 1. Label any users of the coast you can see in the pictures. 2.Create a key to group the users. For example: Fishing ships and container ships could be grouped as industry 3. Complete the Conflict matrix
What groups did you find?
Why are coast important?
Plymouth Settlement Coastal setting Defence Research Marine research Sport Yacht racing (Mount Batten Centre)
Ferry port Access to Europe Leisure Many marinas. Industry: Fishing Ship repair: Badcock marine: 13,500 people. The biggest ship repair in Europe Trade
Padstow Transport- Ferry to Rock Tourism Fishing- local restaurants Settlement
Barcelona Tourism Trade Industry Historic settlement Lifestyle
Sydney Trade Transport Recreation Lifestyle Historic Tourism
Why are coast important? Create a title page using the information you have seen to show why coasts are important. Use two pages. Make it colourful! Finish for homework!
What are the top 2 facts you have learnt today? What’s 1 question you want to ask about today’s lesson HAND IN BEFORE YOU LEAVE