The Turning Tide

A four-part series featuring some of the flora and fauna found around the coasts of Britain. A beautifully filmed visual resource, of particular value to teachers of science at Key Stage 2 and above.

There are 4 videos in this series.

15 mins Cliffs and Coastal Paths
Rising from the sea like monuments to geological history, cliffs hundreds of feet high withstand the daily pounding of the sea.
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15 mins The Estuary and Mudflats
The estuary, where the fresh water of a river meets the sea, is a particularly rich habitat. Buried in the sand are worms and molluscs in such numbers that there is enough food here to support literally thousands of waders, ducks and geese.
15 mins The Rock Pool
Along the rugged coastline of Britain lies a unique habitat, that of the rock pool. Small, shallow, lagoon-like and filled with seaweed, rock pools are home to a group of resident sea creatures.
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15 mins The Sand and Shingle Beach
The constant action of the waves and wind over thousands of years has created the sand and shingle beach.
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