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Resources to support the NSW secondary Geography curriculum
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Coastline Change : Feature Articles

Coastline Change : Feature Articles | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
The shoreline of Cape Cod provides a visual case study in the evolution and dynamic motion of barrier islands and spits.
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via Seth Dixon (http://www.scoop.it/t/geography-education). Use the slider to view the changes since 1984 to the coastal barrier. Earth Observatory is a great website for images to use as stimuli in Geography classrooms.

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Coast Data

Get Coast Data on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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Coastalwatch :: surf cams :: surf reports :: Surf forecasts :: Wind conditions

Coastalwatch :: surf cams :: surf reports :: Surf forecasts :: Wind conditions | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
Over 130 live streaming surf cams, daily surf reports and accurate surf & swell forecasts along with coastal weather for the Australian coast.
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via SSC Leichhardt Geography Blog

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Botany Bay, the making of a virtual field study - Part 1

Botany Bay, the making of a virtual field study - Part 1 | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it

"For many of us teaching geography in the NSW education system, prior to 2010 topics like coastal processes in Botany Bay were treated largely as pen, paper and PowerPoint exercises supported by what could be gleaned from textbooks."

 

Russell Darnley changed this through the development of a virtual field study.

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Location, Location: Coastal Living

Location, Location: Coastal Living | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
Students prepare a news report that highlights problems facing coastal communities and how climate change might affect coastal populations.
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Activity could be used in regard to the study of coasts, population, and climate change.

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Heather Ramsey's curator insight, December 2, 2013 1:02 PM
This lesson is written for Grades 3-5, but could be adapted for middle or high school students as well. If done correctly, it would make a great inquiry lesson.
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How to make your own Studland sand dune system

Barry shows you how to make your own Studland sand dune succession model on the beach.
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Information about Australia's coast, including its estuaries and coastal waterways and climate change impact

Information about Australia's coast, including its estuaries and coastal waterways and climate change impact | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
Australia's online coastal information: provides comprehensive information about Australias coast, including its estuaries and coastal waterways.
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Coasts Videos

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COASTAL  PROCESSES  AND  MANAGEMENT  STRATEGIES These videos are for students studying Stage 5 of the School Certificate Geography course, in NSW, Australia.

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Thanks to Russell Darnley ( @maximos62) for these great resources.

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