Dunwich Cliffs: Explaining a Point Why is Dunwich Eroding So Fast? The cliffs at Dunwich erode at about 1 metre a year on average. This is fairly quick. Why are they eroding so fast? Why is Dunwich Eroding So Fast? Split the Cause Cards into 3 groups: important points less important points points in the middle WARNING: There is no right or wrong answer!! Try and get 3 cards in each group Then order the cards to work out which point is the more important in your opinion. Write this up in your notebook. Why is Dunwich Eroding So Fast? a) Take 1 of the cards that you think is important. Write the point down. b) Think really carefully - how does this point make the cliffs erode quickly? c) Write an explanation to show how this point makes the cliffs erode really quickly. Try and make your explanation as clear and detailed as you can. Why is Dunwich Eroding So Fast? Point: Dunwich is in an exposed position. A Because Dunwich is in an exposed position this means that the sea erode the cliffs very easily. This means that there is lots of erosion going on and that the cliffs collapse and that this means the houses could fall into the sea, which would be bad. This is all because of the exposed position. Why is Dunwich Eroding So Fast? Point: Dunwich is in an exposed position. B This means that there will be lots of erosion. Why is Dunwich Eroding So Fast? Point: Dunwich is in an exposed position. C Because of this the sea will be able to hit the cliffs at Dunwich with more force. This means that there will be more power in the waves and so the cliff is A more might then go on to show more complex likely t beexplanation broken up and erode. If Dunwich how thissheltered links withinother points were a bay it would get less energy from the waves and so there would be less erosion. This helps to make this one of the more important reasons why Dunwich is eroding.