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Physical Features of a River


Watch this clip to learn the basics about rivers.


Your task is to research the physical features of a river. Key vocabulary to look out for:

source, meanders, tributaries, lake, floodplain, oxbow lakes, delta, mouth and ocean.


If you would like to, you can make or draw your own river and label it. You could make your river 2D or 3D using crayons, pens, paint, collage - be as creative as you wish.


Here are some examples: