What landforms do rivers create? (Part 2)

In this lesson, we will be learning about how meanders in rivers are formed. In order to do this, we will be looking at the process of erosion and deposition in more depth. We will also be learning about how an oxbow lake is formed.

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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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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.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?

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Q1.Which type of erosion makes a river wider?

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Q2.What are big bends in rivers called?

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Q3.When water goes around a bend in a river, where does the water move the fastest?

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Q4.When does a river have more energy?

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Q5.When water goes around a bend in a river, where does deposition happen?

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Q6.Finish this sentence. As the meanders in a river get bigger, the neck of the meander becomes more _______.

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Q7.Order the stages to describe how a meander forms. (1 for the first stage to 4 which is the last stage)

Erosion causes the bends to get bigger

Lateral erosion creates gentle bends

Over time, the meander grows bigger.

Deposition occurs on the inside of the bend

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Q8.How is an oxbow lake created?

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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.

Question 1

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Q1.Which type of erosion makes a river wider?

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Q2.What are big bends in rivers called?

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Q3.When water goes around a bend in a river, where does the water move the fastest?

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Q4.When does a river have more energy?

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Q5.When water goes around a bend in a river, where does deposition happen?

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Q6.Finish this sentence. As the meanders in a river get bigger, the neck of the meander becomes more _______.

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Q7.Order the stages to describe how a meander forms. (1 for the first stage to 4 which is the last stage)

Erosion causes the bends to get bigger

Lateral erosion creates gentle bends

Over time, the meander grows bigger.

Deposition occurs on the inside of the bend

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Q8.How is an oxbow lake created?

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Lesson summary: What landforms do rivers create? (Part 2)

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