Landforms of erosion: waterfalls and gorges

In this lesson, we will learn about how erosional processes create waterfalls and gorges.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.A narrow, steep-sided valley formed as a result of rapid erosion by a stream or river is known as a...

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Q2.V-shaped valleys are created by...

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Q3.The material transported by a river is known as its...

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Q4.Ridges of high ground that project into V-shaped valleys. They occur on alternative sides of a valley and fit together rather like the teeth of a zip fastener, are known as...

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Q5.In the upper course, rivers do not have enough power to...

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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.A narrow, steep-sided valley formed as a result of rapid erosion by a stream or river is known as a...

1/5

Q2.V-shaped valleys are created by...

2/5

Q3.The material transported by a river is known as its...

3/5

Q4.Ridges of high ground that project into V-shaped valleys. They occur on alternative sides of a valley and fit together rather like the teeth of a zip fastener, are known as...

4/5

Q5.In the upper course, rivers do not have enough power to...

5/5

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How do waterfalls form? - quiz

Use your learning from your lesson on waterfall formation to complete this short quiz.

Q1.A gorge is a...

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Q2.The pool at the bottom of a waterfall is known as a...

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Q3.When the bottom of a rock is worn away leaving it unsupported it is said to be...

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Q4.A waterfall is typically found in the...

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Q5.A waterfall is formed by...

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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.

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How do waterfalls form? - quiz

Use your learning from your lesson on waterfall formation to complete this short quiz.

Q1.A gorge is a...

1/5

Q2.The pool at the bottom of a waterfall is known as a...

2/5

Q3.When the bottom of a rock is worn away leaving it unsupported it is said to be...

3/5

Q4.A waterfall is typically found in the...

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Q5.A waterfall is formed by...

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Lesson summary: Landforms of erosion: waterfalls and gorges

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