Coastal Erosion

Coastal Erosion

8-10 yrs old

11-13 yrs old


This is a great follow up to lesson units involving coastal erosion as a project or a stand alone lesson.

avatar Submitted By: Dean Garza

December 8, 2018


  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Creativity

Learning Objectives

  • Coastal Erosion

Guiding Ideas

  • What are the features of a coastline?
  • Where would you construct these features in the Minecraft world?
  • What are the ways to combat erosion?
  • What structures  or solutions have we researched?


Student Activities

  • Choose one of the coastal features we have looked at this term, describe what the feature is, and how they are formed.
  • Discuss the negative effects erosion can have on coastlines and discuss ways we can combat it.
  • How people utilise coastlines and ways this can be affected by erosion and deposition.
  • Decide which activity you will choose to represent your ideas.

Performance Expectations

I can construct a Minecraft world with one or all of the following:

  • 3 natural features found on British coastlines
  • A village close to your coast line with villagers that explain how eroision has affected their community
  • A possible erosion solution constructed in your world



  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Creativity

External References