Geography topics for you to learn and enjoy
Geography topics for you to learn and enjoy

An edible model of a coast - best yet!!

geography models you can eat!

We search far and wide on the internet to find the best examples of geography models to share with everyone and this one has to be one of the best ones we have seen for a while. Not only does it look like an exact replica of a coastline, the whole model is edible! We take our hat off to you!

Dioramas are a popular way of demonstrating your knowledge and understanding of coasts and these dioramas all have an 'Under the sea' theme.

Under the sea dioramas

make a geography model - coastal geography

Popular choice:

Get a toy shark and have it poking through the surface of the sea.

Popular choice:

Use a shoe box. 

Popular choice:

Use sand for your base.

Making a coastal features model

coastal features model
coastal features model
coastal features model
coastal features model
coastal features model
Coastal features model

A fun way to learn about the different geographical features that can be found at the coast is to make them in 3D form. These coastal features models offer great examples of something that you can make at home or at school to help you learn  all about the geography topic of coasts.

Hokusai's wave,

as a diorama

hokusai wave
hokusai wave

Aquarium diorama

Antarctica diorama

hokusai wave
recording the temperature

As an extra challenge, can you get your lighthouse to light up? 

Making a coast model, how about a lighthouse?

making a lighthouse model
making a sea themed model

Making waves, in the classroom.

weather model

The best way to study the power of waves is to see them in action although this is not always possible in the classroom, unless you make your own wave machine. clicking on these images will take you through to the websites where these ideas came from and you can find out how to do this yourself in the classroom. 

making models to learn about the weather
Here we are learning about the geography topic of coasts and we have collected a range of examples of models that help you learn about the different features of coasts. You could make a model showing what it is like in the ocean or you could make an edible coastal model! For learning about wave action, what better than making your very own wave machine. Read on to find out more.

MAKING A MODEL OF A COAST