Erosion and transportation

In this lesson we will be learning about the processes of erosion and transportation which are in operation in a river.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is it called when a river erodes downwards into its bed?

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Q2.A river deposits its load when the energy of the river...

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Q3.You would find a waterfall in the...

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Q4.Which of the following statements accurately describes a river in its lower course?

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Q5.Floodplains are found in the...

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is it called when a river erodes downwards into its bed?

1/5

Q2.A river deposits its load when the energy of the river...

2/5

Q3.You would find a waterfall in the...

3/5

Q4.Which of the following statements accurately describes a river in its lower course?

4/5

Q5.Floodplains are found in the...

5/5

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Erosion and transportation

Use your learning from your lesson on the types of erosion and transportation to complete this short quiz.

Q1.What is meant by 'river load'?

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Q2.Which method of erosion involves the scraping of the river bed and banks by material carried in the river?

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Q3.As rocks are eroded, they become smaller, rounded and smooth. True or false?

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Q4.The dragging of large boulders along the river bed is known as...

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Q5.Rocks in the upper course will usually be...

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Quiz:

Erosion and transportation

Use your learning from your lesson on the types of erosion and transportation to complete this short quiz.

Q1.What is meant by 'river load'?

1/5

Q2.Which method of erosion involves the scraping of the river bed and banks by material carried in the river?

2/5

Q3.As rocks are eroded, they become smaller, rounded and smooth. True or false?

3/5

Q4.The dragging of large boulders along the river bed is known as...

4/5

Q5.Rocks in the upper course will usually be...

5/5

Lesson summary: Erosion and transportation

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