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Exposing Erosion

Students will investigate coastal erosion, what factors increase erosion and find possible solutions to coastal erosion. The presentation ‘Examples of Coastal Erosion’ is a related resource for this Lesson Plan.


  • Beachcomber
  • Coastal Management
  • Erosion


  • 7-10


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Students will:
  • Realise that water may change the appearance of land formations.
  • Acquire knowledge about the concept of erosion and the impacts it has on the environment.
  • Understand the factors that influence coastal erosion.
  • Investigate possible solutions to erosion of a sandy beach.

Australian Curriculum Outcomes

  • ACHGK051
  • ACHGK052

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