Coasts Intro Lesson

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Coasts Intro Lesson

  1. 1. 1. beach, 2. cliff, 3. estuary, 4. delta, 5. wave-cut platform, 6. bays, 7. cove, 8 . clay, 9. chalk, 10. resort, 11. harbour, 12. headlands, 13. shingle, 14. slumping Match the terms with the descriptions / photos / maps – see how many you can do in 5 minutes G. a coastal town where lots of people go on holiday K. the softest cliffs are made of this C. where sand or stones have been naturally built up (deposited) by the sea A. Where a river widens as it enters the sea (e.g. the Duddon near Millom) N M. when a clay cliff collapses B F J L (the rock) Like a bay, but smaller and rockier E (the rounded stones) H H I D
  2. 2. 1. beach ANSWERS C. a strip of sand (or stones) by the sea On Sept 22 nd we are going to visit these beaches – the aim of the day is to compare and contrast the two beaches – let’s make a start now. [why is it ‘unfair’ to compare only on the basis of two photos like this?] Which do you prefer and why? G. a coastal town where lots of people go on holiday K. the softest cliffs are made of this E (the rounded stones) A. Where a river widens as it enters the sea (e.g. the Duddon near Millom) H H I D N M. when a clay cliff collapses B F J L (the rock) Like a bay, but smaller and rockier This is Bootle beach ?? This is St Bees beach
  3. 3. 1. C ANSWERS
  4. 4. 2. cliff ANSWERS G. a coastal town where lots of people go on holiday K. the softest cliffs are made of this A. Where a river widens as it enters the sea (e.g. the Duddon near Millom) M. when a clay cliff collapses This is St Bees Head H H I D (the rounded stones) B F J L (the rock) N Like a bay, but smaller and rockier E
  5. 5. 1. C , 2. E ANSWERS
  6. 6. 3. estuary ANSWERS G. a coastal town where lots of people go on holiday K. the softest cliffs are made of this M. when a clay cliff collapses A. Where a river widens as it enters the sea (e.g. the Duddon near Millom) H H I D (the rounded stones) B F J L (the rock) N Like a bay, but smaller and rockier
  7. 7. 1. C 2. E 3. A ANSWERS
  8. 8. 4. delta, ANSWERS G. a coastal town where lots of people go on holiday K. the softest cliffs are made of this M. when a clay cliff collapses Where is this? How did it form? How did it get its name? What other subjects is this relevant to? Mediterranean Sea Red Sea = Greek letter delta (d) Name of river? History? R.E.? How was this photo taken? (Technology) H H I D (the rounded stones) B F L (the rock) N Like a bay, but smaller and rockier J Cairo
  9. 9. Deltas don’t form where rivers enter the sea in the UK – the tides and waves are too powerful so the sediment is carried away before it can build up above sea level. BUT, there is a delta (or two) very near to John Ruskin School!! Where?
  10. 10. 1. C 2. E 3. A 4. J ANSWERS
  11. 11. 5. wave-cut platform ANSWERS G. a coastal town where lots of people go on holiday K. the softest cliffs are made of this M. when a clay cliff collapses With thanks to Andrew Stacey for this photo of an amazing wave-cut platform in Dorset H H I (the rounded stones) B F L (the rock) N Like a bay, but smaller and rockier D
  12. 12. 1. C 2. E 3. A 4. J 5. D ANSWERS
  13. 13. G. a coastal town where lots of people go on holiday K. the softest cliffs are made of this M. when a clay cliff collapses 6. bays ANSWERS I (the rounded stones) B F L (the rock) N Like a bay, but smaller and rockier H H
  14. 14. 1. C 2. E 3. A 4. J 5. D 6. H ANSWERS
  15. 15. 7. cove ANSWERS G. a coastal town where lots of people go on holiday K. the softest cliffs are made of this M. when a clay cliff collapses I (the rounded stones) B F L (the rock) N Like a bay, but smaller and rockier
  16. 16. 1. C 2. E 3. A 4. J 5. D 6. H 7. N ANSWERS
  17. 17. 8 . clay ANSWERS G. a coastal town where lots of people go on holiday M. when a clay cliff collapses K. the softest cliffs are made of this (the rounded stones) B F L (the rock) I
  18. 18. 1. C 2. E 3. A 4. J 5. D 6. H 7. N 8. K ANSWERS
  19. 19. 9. chalk ANSWERS G. a coastal town where lots of people go on holiday M. when a clay cliff collapses Is chalk a relatively hard or soft rock? This is a common misconception. NOTE: chalks to write on blackboards are not made of chalk! (they are made of gypsum, which is softer than wood) (the rounded stones) B F L (the rock) I
  20. 20. 1. C 2. E 3. A 4. J 5. D 6. H 7. N 8. K 9. L ANSWERS
  21. 21. 10. resort ANSWERS M. when a clay cliff collapses G. a coastal town where lots of people go on holiday (the rounded stones) B F I
  22. 22. 1. C 2. E 3. A 4. J 5. D 6. H 7. N 8. K 9. L 10. G ANSWERS
  23. 23. 11. harbour ANSWERS M. when a clay cliff collapses (the rounded stones) B F I
  24. 24. 1. C 2. E 3. A 4. J 5. D 6. H 7. N 8. K 9. L 10. G 11. F ANSWERS
  25. 25. 12. headlands ANSWERS M. when a clay cliff collapses (the rounded stones) B I
  26. 26. 1. C 2. E 3. A 4. J 5. D 6. H 7. N 8. K 9. L 10. G 11. F 12. I ANSWERS
  27. 27. 13. shingle ANSWERS M. when a clay cliff collapses (the rounded stones) B
  28. 28. 14. slumping ANSWERS M. when a clay cliff collapses This happened a few years ago in Scarborough – we study it later in the course
  29. 29. 1. C 2. E 3. A 4. J 5. D 6. H 7. N 8. K 9. L 10. G 11. F 12. I 13. B 14. M ANSWERS
  30. 30. 1. beach, 2. cliff, 3. estuary, 4. delta, 5. wave-cut platform, 6. bays, 7. cove, 8 . clay, 9. chalk, 10. resort, 11. harbour, 12. headlands, 13. shingle, 14. slumping RECAP: try to briefly explain what each of these are: NEXT (or for HW): Try to make up some actions and / or sound effects for each of these 14!!

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