What are the features of a drainage basin?

In this lesson we will be learning about the drainage basin of a river and some of their key features. We will look at aerial photographs and OS map extracts to try and spot the main features.

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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!

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Q1.Which two cities are located on the River Trent?

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Q2.The River Thames flows in which direction across England?

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Q3.How many people live in the area drained by the River Ganges?

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Q4.The River Ganges is located in...

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Q5.What does the word 'irrigation' mean?

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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:

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.Which two cities are located on the River Trent?

Select two (2) boxes

1/5

Q2.The River Thames flows in which direction across England?

2/5

Q3.How many people live in the area drained by the River Ganges?

3/5

Q4.The River Ganges is located in...

4/5

Q5.What does the word 'irrigation' mean?

5/5

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What are the features of a drainage basin?

Use your learning from your lesson on the features of a drainage basin to complete this short quiz.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

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Question 5

Q1.What do we call the start of a river?

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Q2.A confluence is...

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Q3.A watershed is...

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Q4.Which river has the largest drainage basin in the world?

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Q5.The end or mouth of the Amazon River is the Atlantic Ocean. True of false?

5/5

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:

What are the features of a drainage basin?

Use your learning from your lesson on the features of a drainage basin to complete this short quiz.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What do we call the start of a river?

1/5

Q2.A confluence is...

2/5

Q3.A watershed is...

3/5

Q4.Which river has the largest drainage basin in the world?

4/5

Q5.The end or mouth of the Amazon River is the Atlantic Ocean. True of false?

5/5

Lesson summary: What are the features of a drainage basin?

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