What landforms do rivers create? (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will be learning about what landforms are and how they can be created. We will also be looking at how rivers can create dramatic landforms by studying the Horseshoe Bend in the Grand Canyon and the Nile Delta in Egypt.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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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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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 erosion process is similar to sandpapering?

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Q2.What erosion process is similar to crashing?

2/13

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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What landforms do rivers create?

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Q1.What sort of erosion is the river doing in the upper course (closest to the source where it is flowing through hills and mountains)?

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Q2.Where does lateral erosion take place?

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Q3.What effect does the vertical erosion have on the valley?

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Q4.What type of rock does the river find the easiest to erode?

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Q5.What are interlocking spurs?

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Q6.Where does the river form a V-shaped valley and interlocking spurs?

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Q7.Which type of erosion helps form V-shaped valleys?

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Q8.The Horseshoe Bend in the Grand Canyon has been created by....

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Q9.The Nile Delta has been created by....

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What landforms do rivers create?

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

Q1.What sort of erosion is the river doing in the upper course (closest to the source where it is flowing through hills and mountains)?

1/9

Q2.Where does lateral erosion take place?

2/9

Q3.What effect does the vertical erosion have on the valley?

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Q4.What type of rock does the river find the easiest to erode?

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Q5.What are interlocking spurs?

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Q6.Where does the river form a V-shaped valley and interlocking spurs?

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Q7.Which type of erosion helps form V-shaped valleys?

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Q8.The Horseshoe Bend in the Grand Canyon has been created by....

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Q9.The Nile Delta has been created by....

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