How do rivers shape the land?

In this lesson, we will be learning about how rivers shape the land. We will be learning about the four types of erosion, the four types of transportation and learning about what deposition is.

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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 the source of a river?

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Q2.What is the mouth of a river?

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Q3.Why are rivers important? Tick two.

Select two (2) boxes

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Q4.In which continent is the Colorado River?

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Q5.In which continent is the River Nile?

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Q6.In which continent is the Amazon River?

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Q7.In which continent is the Volga River?

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Q8.Where is the mouth of the Volga River?

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Q9.Where is the mouth of the River Nile?

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Q10.Where is the source of the Amazon River (beginning)?

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Q11.Where is the source of the Volga River (beginning)?

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Q12.Which country in Africa does not have a river flowing through it?

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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 the source of a river?

1/12

Q2.What is the mouth of a river?

2/12

Q3.Why are rivers important? Tick two.

Select two (2) boxes

3/12

Q4.In which continent is the Colorado River?

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Q5.In which continent is the River Nile?

5/12

Q6.In which continent is the Amazon River?

6/12

Q7.In which continent is the Volga River?

7/12

Q8.Where is the mouth of the Volga River?

8/12

Q9.Where is the mouth of the River Nile?

9/12

Q10.Where is the source of the Amazon River (beginning)?

10/12

Q11.Where is the source of the Volga River (beginning)?

11/12

Q12.Which country in Africa does not have a river flowing through it?

12/12

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How do rivers shape the land?

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Q1.What erosion process is similar to sandpapering?

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Q2.What erosion process is similar to crashing?

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Q3.What erosion process is similar to chemical action?

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Q4.What erosion process can be thought of as 'water power'?

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Q5.Which transportation process is similar to riding a hoverboard?

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Q6.Which transportation process is similar to jumping beans?

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Q7.Which transportation process is similar to invisible material?

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Q8.Which transportation process is similar to tractor wheels rolling along?

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Q9.What word will complete this sentence? When a river is travelling fast it has ______ energy.

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Q10.What word will complete this sentence? When a river has more energy, it can do ______ erosion.

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Q11.Deposition means...

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Q12.Erosion happens on the...

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Q13.Deposition happens on the...

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Quiz:

How do rivers shape the land?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What erosion process is similar to sandpapering?

1/13

Q2.What erosion process is similar to crashing?

2/13

Q3.What erosion process is similar to chemical action?

3/13

Q4.What erosion process can be thought of as 'water power'?

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Q5.Which transportation process is similar to riding a hoverboard?

5/13

Q6.Which transportation process is similar to jumping beans?

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Q7.Which transportation process is similar to invisible material?

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Q8.Which transportation process is similar to tractor wheels rolling along?

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Q9.What word will complete this sentence? When a river is travelling fast it has ______ energy.

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Q10.What word will complete this sentence? When a river has more energy, it can do ______ erosion.

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Q11.Deposition means...

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Q12.Erosion happens on the...

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Q13.Deposition happens on the...

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