Protecting the Coastline

Curriculum support25 minsFREE

Key takeaways
State the different types of coastal defences and say which are hard and soft engineering.
Explain how the methods of coastal defences work.
Suggest how effective measures are to protect the coast.
Linda SalmHost: Linda has been teaching in a London secondary school for the past 17 years. She teaches both Geography and History and makes learning enjoyable for all students.

Specialists are working all the time on how to protect the UK's Coastline from its very own waters. In this class, students will learning the methods that can be used to protect our coasts from erosion.
 They will go through the different coastal defence methods, and learn about hard and soft engineering. This class is great for students in Years 7 - 9 learning about coasts or for those interested to learn more about UK geography!

Why not look at these classes next: Coasts: Wave TypesCoasts: Hard and Soft EngineeringHazards: Hydrological CycleCauses of a River Flood Event


Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This class is suitable for students in Years 7 - 9.

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
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