Coastal homework set 13/12/12

Essay 1.  Explain how coastal flooding presents environmental, social and economic risks for the UK (10 marks)

 This will be the mark scheme:

level mark descriptor
1 1-4 Describes some risks of flooding.  Lacks structure and very limited use of   geographical terminology.  Limited or   no reference to examples.  Considerable   errors in language
2 5-7 Some risks identified, with some   explanation. Some structure.  Likely to   be unbalanced.  There are some written   language errors
3 8-10 A clear, exemplified explanation of how   coastal flooding presents risks.  Well   structured and balanced response which uses examples effectively.  Written language errors are rare.

You must refer to the 1953 Tidal Surge and tidal surges in general, the Thames flood barrier and the Thames gateway!

http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/education/teens/case-studies/floods

Essay 2.  For a stretch of coastline you have studied (HINT:HOLDERNESS COAST!) explain the causes and effects of the rapid erosion.  How is the coastline being managed?  (15 marks)

The mark scheme is as follows:

level mark descriptor
1 1-4 Describes some causes and effects of flooding .  Lacks structure and very limited use of   geographical terminology.  Limited or no reference to examples.  Considerable   errors in language
2 5-10 Some causes and effects identified, with some   explanation.  Management options covered too.   Some structure.  Likely to   be unbalanced.  There are some written   language errors.
3 11-15 A clear, exemplified explanation of how   coastal erosion is causes and its effects on both people and the environment.  Well   structured and balanced response which uses examples effectively.  Written language errors are rare.

THESE ARE DUE TO BE HANDED IN ON TUESDAY  18 DECEMBER.  EARLIER ALWAYS ACCEPTED FOR THOSE OF YOU THAT ARE SUPER ORGANISED 🙂

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