Geography KS3 & 4: Coastal erosion
Josh, a student from North Norfolk, investigates whether we should protect villages in danger from coastal erosion.
Josh visits the village of Happisburgh where he meets a local resident, a coastal engineer from North Norfolk District Council and a farmer, all of whom have very different ideas about the right approach to dealing with coastal erosion.
After listening to the arguments, Josh comes to a conclusion.
This clip is from the series Geography: The Big Issues.
This could be used as part of an investigation into the effectiveness of coastal defences in different parts of the UK.
Students could be asked to create a conflict matrix and record the conflicts outlined by each of the contributors.
Students could summarise the issues in a newspaper article and research other examples of these issues in the UK.
This clip will be relevant for teaching Geography at Key Stage 3 and 4 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and 3rd and 4th Level (S1/S2/S3) in Scotland.