What are floodplains and how do they form?

In this lesson we will be learning how floodplains and levees form in the lower course of a river.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.A meander is a...

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Q2.Meanders form from...

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Q3.At the outside of the bend, the river velocity is...

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Q4.A river cliff is formed on the...

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Q5.Meanders are typical features in the...

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.A meander is a...

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Q2.Meanders form from...

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Q3.At the outside of the bend, the river velocity is...

3/5

Q4.A river cliff is formed on the...

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Q5.Meanders are typical features in the...

5/5

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What are floodplains and how do they form?

Use your learning from your lesson on floodplains and levees to complete this short quiz.

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Q1.Floodplains and levees are typically found in the...

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Q2.Silt is...

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Q3.The thickest and coarsest material is...

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Q4.A floodplain is very fertile because...

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Q5.A levee is...

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What are floodplains and how do they form?

Use your learning from your lesson on floodplains and levees to complete this short quiz.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Floodplains and levees are typically found in the...

1/5

Q2.Silt is...

2/5

Q3.The thickest and coarsest material is...

3/5

Q4.A floodplain is very fertile because...

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Q5.A levee is...

5/5

Lesson summary: What are floodplains and how do they form?

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