How do rivers erode, transport and deposit their load?

In this lesson, we will learn about how rivers erode, transport and deposit their load.

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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.Lateral erosion is...

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Q2.In the upper course, the river is...

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Q3.In the middle course, what is the dominant method of erosion?

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Q4.As a river moves downstream, discharge...

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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.Lateral erosion is...

1/5

Q2.In the upper course, the river is...

2/5

Q3.In the middle course, what is the dominant method of erosion?

3/5

Q4.As a river moves downstream, discharge...

4/5

Q5.Floodplains are found in the...

5/5

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How Do Rivers Erode, Transport and Deposit Their Load?

Use your learning from your lesson on the way rivers erode, transport and deposit their load to complete this short quiz.

Q1.Hydraulic action is when...

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Q2.As rocks undergo erosion, they become...

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Q3.Suspension is when...

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Q4.Deposition takes place when...

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Q5.Abrasion causes the river channel to...

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How Do Rivers Erode, Transport and Deposit Their Load?

Use your learning from your lesson on the way rivers erode, transport and deposit their load to complete this short quiz.

Q1.Hydraulic action is when...

1/5

Q2.As rocks undergo erosion, they become...

2/5

Q3.Suspension is when...

3/5

Q4.Deposition takes place when...

4/5

Q5.Abrasion causes the river channel to...

5/5

Lesson summary: How do rivers erode, transport and deposit their load?

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