Coastlines of the North East
This site has been designed to cater for students at Intermediate and Higher level.
It complements two television programmes covering the same curriculum match, but is designed so that it can also be used as a stand-alone resource. For more details about the television programmes, see the Other BBC Resources section on this page.
This site provides resources for the Physical Environments unit to cover aspects of points 2 and 3 of the Intermediate course, relating to coastal landscapes and section c) Lithosphere for the Higher course. The case study area is the North East coast of Scotland, one of the named areas pupils require for Intermediate assessments.
The site also covers Human Impact on the landscape, relating to the same area - this incorporates opportunities, restrictions, conflicts, solutions and their effectiveness.
The site is designed to encourage students to develop their knowledge and evaluation skills by presenting the case studies of conservation, leisure and development, and through easy-to-use activities.
While the site does not aim to cover all of the outcomes for the unit it aims to meet the following learning objectives:
The site features quiz questions on the content of each case study, appropriate for Intermediate and Higher students. At Higher the curriculum match is with Lithosphere within Physical Environments and Rural Land Resources within Environmental Interactions.
The main body of the site comprises two sections, Physical Environment and Human Impact.
Physical Environment covers:
Human Impact covers:
An overview of all the pages within the site.
Academic consultants - Elaine Anderson, Helen Taylor, Anne Wallace
Maps Illustrator - Grahame Gillespie
Assistant Producer - Alistair Mooney
Producer - Sally Greig
Senior Producer - Elaine Maclean
Other BBC resources
This site is part of an integrated learning package, and is accompanied by two television programmes. For more information or to order copies, please contact:
BBC Education Scotland (Information)
Or visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/education/teachers/ for more information.