Coasts: Wave Types

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Key takeaways
To describe the characteristics of the two wave types.
To explain why they are different.
To link landforms that might be associated with them.
Christian Keil Host: Christian has been a Geography teacher for 9 years, teaching year groups from KS3 to KS5. He specialised in outdoor fieldwork prior to teaching. Alongside teaching, for the past 3 years, Christian has been an Examiner which allows him to understand exactly what is expected of students to receive the grades they wish to achieve.

The topic of coasts is common in Geography studies; looking at the ever changing boundary between land and sea. In this class on waves, students will gain a better understanding of what a wave is as well as how waves are formed and the different types. This class will focus on constructive and destructive waves with the aim of understanding the link to landforms which they are associated with. This is a useful class for students in Years 10/11 as revision or for those who want to get ahead. 

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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 Geography students in Years 10-11 or S4-S5. 

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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