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Published: 26/03/2021
14 pages

How are floods managed?

This resource examines hard and soft engineering strategies for river management. Students will consider the advantages and disadvantages of various flood management techniques, ranking them in order. Students will then answer an exam-style question on the effectiveness of the different strategies. Tips on how to write this are provided, along with a mark scheme for peer-assessment.

Here's an extract from the mark scheme:
Shows thorough geographical understanding of both hard and soft engineering techniques that can be used to control flooding. Demonstrates application of knowledge and understanding in a coherent way in making a well-supported judgement about the effectiveness of hard and soft engineering techniques, reaching a conclusion.

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