How rivers change from source to mouth Specification How channel shape (width, depth), valley profile (long and cross profiles), gradient, velocity, discharge, and sediment size and shape change along the course of a named river Changes in a river's course from source to mouth. Revision points: • A river's course can be divided into three stages; upper, middle, and lower courses. • The upper course is characterised by large angular sediment, narrow shallow channels, vertical erosion and low velocity. Common landform 2. How does water flow into rivers? RIVER LANDSAPES 3. What work do rivers do? 4. How do rivers change from source to mouth? The water cycle is the journey water takes between the hydrosphere (water), atmosphere (air) and lithosphere (land). At it's most simple, this involves evaporation, condensation and precipitation Rivers are important. Changes from source to mouth The long profile of a river is a way of displaying the channel slope of a river along its entire course. Therefore, it shows how a river loses height with increasing distance towards the sea. The diagram below shows the typical characteristics of the upper stages of a river valley. source. Typical features of the.
To understand how rivers are formed. To understand that the features of a river and the surrounding landscape change from source to mouth. Web Links. To ensure prior knowledge of the water cycle go to Crickweb. To download Google Earth. Starter. Begin the lesson by showing pupils photographs of the River Severn Source. Rivers always have a source (beginning) on high ground, where the flow of water starts. This could be melting snow, groundwater that overflows in the form of a spring, or excess rainwater that runs off mountains. Mouth › The mouth, or end, of the river is where it empties out into the sea, creating a muddy estuary or a fan-like delta Any issues facing the river (e.g. pollution, development, climate change) and what is being done about these. Please note this lesson is designed to work as an independent research lesson in an IT room. Please check out my other resources available on TES for more than 200 fully resourced and differentiated History (KS3 and GCSE) and Geography. Rivers need energy to transport material, and levels of energy change as the river moves from source to mouth. When energy levels are very high, large rocks and boulders can be transported This video explains the stages that a river goes through from its source to its mouth. The diagram is hand drawn so that you are able to understand the proce..
The long profile shows the gradient of a river as it journeys from source to mouth. It spans the source of a river (where it starts) and the mouth (where it reaches the sea). The long profile of a river is a way of displaying the channel slope (gradient) of a river along its entire length River Valley (long profile) The long profile is a cross-section of a river from the source to the mouth. These profiles are divided into 3 stages upper middle and lower course stages. River Valley (Cross-sections) The shape of the river valley changes along the course (from source to mouth). Erosion is the key process in the upper course. How do weather patterns affect the UK (and the rest of the world)? (Weather and climate) A journey through South America (EDC) How does a river change from source to mouth? - Rivers/ Flooding (UK AC) (Rivers and Flooding) KS3 NC covered Location knowledge OS Maps Geographical Skills GIS opportunity Fieldwork opportunity Location knowledge OS Map . The mouth of the River Severn is in a place called the Severn Estuary. 3 major things a river does. The difference betwee Start studying KS3 Rivers key terms. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Occurs near or at the mouth of a river, where the tide meets the current and the fresh and salt waters mix. towards the source of the river
. Where are the UK's major lowland/upland and river systems? How do rivers change from source to mouth? How do river features form? How are rivers managed to prevent flooding? Term 1 . River fieldwork. How does the Darent river change from source to mouth; Term 1&2. Economic worl Therefore, within KS3, if you teach Rivers in year 7, 8 or 9, the inherent flexibility within the curriculum allows you to continue to do so. Rivers change from source to mouth. Rivers have 3 courses. Each course has distinct features. Example: The River Tees. 5 Erosion and transportation When a river reaches a lake or the sea the water slows down and loses the power to carry sediment. The sediment is dropped at the mouth of the river. Some rivers drop so much sediment that waves and tides can't carry it all away. It builds up in layers forming a delta
A multiple part lesson on the long profile of a river. Main activity involves students constructing their own long profile from data, images and key terms using the base provided. Graphic organiser included can be used to consolidate learning. This lesson can easily be adapted to be used as a kinaesthetic graph activity. Works well with KS3 and. The long profile of a river shows changes in the height (altitude) of the course of a river from its source to its mouth. Water Balance The balance between inputs and outputs is known as the water balance or budget This journey of a river lesson pack has everything you need to teach an engaging and detailed lesson. The objective of the pack is to teach your class to understand the journey a river makes from the hills to the sea. With a PowerPoint, various worksheets and fun word search included, your class will have gained new knowledge on the journey of a river. This lesson pack comes with handy river.
Meander: Is the winding and curving of a river channel. Oxbow lake: Is part of the river left behind after extreme meandering. Erosion: The breakdown and removal of rocks and sediment. Sediment: Any broken down rock or soil carried by a river . As you go further down the river it has cut further down towards base level and is beginning to cut laterally (sideways) as well. The slope angle of the river decreases. By the time you reach the lower stages of the river it.
The source or headwaters is from where the river forms. This source may be a melting glacier. The river end is called its mouth, and at that point, the river empties water into another body of water. Here are 7 reasons why rivers are important for the survivals of humans and animals You are going to produce a 90 second video slideshow showing a journey down a river, through it's drainage basin, from source to mouth. Your slideshow must show how the river and it's valley changes from the source to the mouth. It should show the physical landforms that it flows over and through and the ways that humans use the river The river has over 1,100 tributaries, 17 of which are over 1,500 kilometers long. A tributary is a stream, or smaller river, that flows into the main river. Because it is so massive, it is sometimes called The River Sea. It is the second biggest river in the world, with the Nile River taking the top spot at 6,650km Rivers can also form what is called an estuary, where salty seawater mixes with fresh water near the river mouth to form brackish water. The Hudson River in New York, U.S., is an example of an estuary where brackish water extends more than 241 kilometers (150 miles) upstream. Fast-flowing rivers carry pebbles, sand, and silt
The Nile's Source is a complicated debate, as the Nile originates from two different rivers, The White Nile ( see page 3) and The Blue Nile ( see page 4). Some people say that it's Lake Victoria, The White Nile's source, because the White Nile is longer then the Blue Nile. Some say it's the Blue Nile because it's closer to the actual Nile The Saône (/ s oʊ n / SOHN, French: ; Arpitan: Sona; Latin: Arar) is a river of eastern France.It is a right tributary of the Rhône, rising at Vioménil in the Vosges department and joining the Rhône in Lyon, just south of the Presqu'île.. The name Saône derives from that of the Gallic river goddess Souconna, which has also been connected with a local Celtic tribe, the Sequanes
We're now on Patreon! Please support us at: http://www.patreon.com/minuteearthCan you find an oxbow lake in GoogleEarth? Share your findings (pictures or coo.. Here are some facts about the River Dee. The River Dee has its source in the Snowdonia Mountains in Wales. It is 110 km long, and reaches the sea in an estuary between the Wirral and North Wales. Part of the river forms the boundary between England and Wales. From the 5th century to the Middle Ages, it formed the border of the Welsh kingdom of. Page 44 of 59 My hypotheses were: 1. Width will increase as you go from source to mouth. 2. Depth will increase as you go from source to mouth. 3. Gradient will decrease as you go from source to mouth Hypothesis 1: Width Scatter graph to show the change in width of the River Holford from source to mouth River Thames Fact File. Length: 346 km (215 miles). Source: Thames Head, Gloucestershire (England). Mouth: Thames Estuary (North Sea). Other Facts About The River Thames. The River Thames is the second longest river in the UK. It is the most well-known of Britain's rivers because it flows through central London
The great majority of rivers eventually flow into a larger body of water, like an ocean, sea, or large lake. The end of the river is called the mouth. What do rivers provide? Most settlements were built along major rivers. Rivers provide us with food, energy, recreation, transportation routes, and of course water for irrigation and for drinking. Old River Tributaries The river reaches the end of its journey at its MOUTH. At the mouth, there is often a large area where all the silt eroded from the river banks has been carried down the river. At the mouth, the river slows again and all the silt and sand (called SEDIMENT The River Tees is located in the north of England. It flows east from its source in the Pennines to its mouth, on the North Sea coast. Explore the landforms of erosion and deposition along the River Tees in this case study . Studying the river's drainage basin can help to explain why floods occur. Show the diagram of a drainage basin below and see whether students can recall the key features - watershed, source, tributary, mouth and confluence - from their prior learning
Identify features of a river's upper, middle and lower courses. Understand erosion and how deposition changes the shape of a river. List the advantages and disadvantages of a river. Fun Facts about Rivers for KS2 Children . The beginning of a river is called the source and the end is called the mouth. Smaller rivers and streams are called. Length of river - 356 km. Drainage basin area - 12, 935 km2. Maximum height above sea level - 110 metres. Average discharge - 65.8m3 per second . places. Source of river - Thames Head, Gloucestershire. Mouth of river - Thames estuary, Southend-on-sea . dates. First bridge built - first century. Last time the river froze* - 1814. The Ganges River, also called Ganga, is a river located in northern India that flows toward the border with Bangladesh. It is the longest river in India and flows for around 1,569 miles (2,525 km) from the Himalayan Mountains to the Bay of Bengal. The river has the second greatest water discharge in the world, and its basin is the most heavily populated in the world with over 400 million. GCSE Rivers Glossary. Abrasion: the pebbles being transported wear away the bed and banks of the river channel. Alluvium: rock particles (clay, silt, sand and gravel) deposited by a river. Attrition: The particles are knocked about as they are transported, and they gradually become more rounded and reduced in size.. Base Level: the mouth of the river and the point where the gradient becomes zero Soon after this, the river meets the Blue Nile. The Blue Nile's course is less complicated. It starts at 1,785 m above sea level in Lake Tana. Starting southeastward, the river becomes very wide while crossing the Sudan border and changes direction to the northeast. It gets most of it's water from heavy rains in summer
Key Stage 3 (Years 8 & 9) Key Stage 4 (Years 10 & 11) Sixth form (Years 12 & 13 / Key Stage 5) This topic looks at the physical geography of rivers investigating how and why the landscape changes from a river's source to its mouth. Local fieldwork to investigate how the landscape of the River Porter changes downstream. year 8 Interesting River Severn facts. As well as the River Severn, two other rivers have their source on the mountain - the rivers Wye and Rheidol. The Severn's name is derived from the Latin word Sabrina, previously Hafren in Welsh, which means boundary.; The Hafren Forest takes its name from the River Severn, the Afon Hafren in Wels We Explore Key Stage 3 *the curriculum map lists topics to be covered, exact timings may change • Karma. Y9 Geography A rivers journey - following the journey or a river from source to mouth Where does our stuff come from? The Almighty Dollar - following a dollar around the world, looking at issues of development Y9 Histor The Afon Glaslyn (English, River Glaslyn) is a river in Gwynedd, north-west Wales. While not of great significance in terms of its length (about 16 miles (26 km)), it is one of Gwynedd's primary rivers, and has greatly influenced the landscape in which it flows. It has its source in Glaslyn, a cirque lake on the flanks of Snowdon Mississippi River, Mackenzie River, and Rio Grande are some of the most popular names known all around the world. Discussed below are ten popular rivers in North America. Missouri River. The continent's longest river is the Missouri which runs from its source to its mouth for 3,767 kilometers. It emerges from the Rocky Mountains in the state of.
A river delta is formed at the mouth of a river where the river deposits the sediment load carried by it and drains into a slower moving or static body of water. This usually occurs when the river joins a sea, estuary, ocean, lake, reservoir or in rare cases a slower moving river. The deltas of rivers are usually highly fertile areas and thus. This figure shows how the altitude of the river lands changes throughout the course of the river. At the source of the river, the altitude is very high about 300 metres. It goes down to about 100 meters at the middle course of the river. It gradually lowers to sea level at the mouth and lower course of the river There are 21 tributaries that flow into the River Severn, these join at confluence points. Sometimes tributaries are only small trickles like at the source of the River Severn. Others are large rivers, such as the Avon. Overall, the streams and rivers that join the River Severn cover an area of 4,409 square miles or 11,420 square km The River Thames is the longest river in England, flowing 215 miles from the Cotswolds to the North Sea. It is believed that the River Thames was named 'Tamesis' during the Roman occupation, a word that means 'dark water'. The official source of the River Thames is marked with a stone near Kemble. The land along the River Thames is mostly made up of rolling hills and farmland, until it reaches.
Third, it's living because it changes its character from the place in the uplands where it begins its life (known as its source) to the place where it ends its life (known as its outlet or mouth, where it flows into the sea). The path that a river takes in its journey over Earth's surface is a bit like the life a human leads between birth and. vocabulary and knowledge required in KS3 (years 7/8/9) KS4 (years 10/11) and KS5 (years 12/13). Science KS3 Readings (videos and quizzes included) work aloud to you. This Year 7 How does a river change from source to mouth? • Rebecca Kahn Rivers • Eva Ibbotson Journey to the River Sea Year 8 How does weather and climate affect the UK How does a river change from source to mouth? What distinctive landforms can a river create? Changing landscapes (rivers and flooding) Why do rivers create distinctive landforms? Why do rivers flood? What can be done to manage a river? Development. Key Stage 3 - The lessons show a progression in terms of building knowledge and applying.
the area and mark the source and mouth on the map, and point where they are going to visit. • Look at photographs of the river—what do the chil-dren think it will be like there? • Visit the river: do field sketches / measure the width, depth, rate of flow, look at processes or erosion and deposition, meanders The GA has published concise, accurate background information on rivers and the water cycle to enable you to do just that. View the In the Know publication: Rivers and the Water Cycle for further details. Activity idea: River game - source to mouth. These linked picture and vocabulary cards can be used in a variety of ways The Nile River has a total length of 4,160 miles (6,695 kilometers) from source to sea. Nile Flooding Before the building of a dam at Aswan, Egypt experienced annual floods from the Nile River that deposited four million tons of nutrient-rich sediment which enabled agricultural production Tes provides a range of primary and secondary school teaching resources including lesson plans, worksheets and student activities for all curriculum subjects
of a river How does a river change between its upper and lower courses? How does the River Severn change along its profile? What is the long profile of a river? Where is the River Severn? To describe the profile of a river along its course. To explain how the River Severn changes along its course. 1. Students watch the video of the River Severn. 2 River Study, Journey of a river. A beautiful and challenging four and a half mile walk - I had a class of year 3's complete it no problem. Following the river from source to the mouth looking at the river's features caused by erosion and deposition confluence, source, mouth) I can explain the way in which water may move within the drainage basin (including inputs (e.g. precipitation), stores (e.g. groundwater), outputs (e.g. transpiration) and flows e.g. runoff). I can describe the changes in a river as it goes from source to mouth
This has doubled the speed of the water's flow from Basle, at the Swiss border, to Rotterdam. Now, when there is heavy snow or rain upstream, water cascades down to flood at the mouth or half-way along, instead of soaking into marshes near its source. Building Hydro-electric power stations along much of the upper Rhine has increased the problem Rising in the Valdai Hills northwest of Moscow, the Volga discharges into the Caspian Sea, some 2,193 miles (3,530 kilometres) to the south.It drops slowly and majestically from its source 748 feet (228 metres) above sea level to its mouth 92 feet below sea level. In the process the Volga receives the water of some 200 tributaries, the majority of which join the river on its left bank
Any changes in the source of sediments that are deposited in a spit will also affect the growth and longevity of the spit. The sediments usually arrive from sources like eroding bluffs and rivers. Changes in the sediment source will thus affect the sediment deposition in a spit and either increase or decrease the size of a spit Reinforce your children's knowledge of key terms associated with rivers using this beautifully illustrated display poster, perfect for a KS2 classroom. Features of a river, such as 'mouth', 'source', 'tributary' and 'delta' are labelled clearly. Children will be able to access the vocabulary that they need and see it in the context of a stunning example. Available in A4, A3 and large poster.
The River Wandle is a tributary of the River Thames in south London, England.With a total length of about 9 miles (14 km), the river passes through the London boroughs of Croydon, Sutton, Merton and Wandsworth, where it reaches the Thames.A short headwater - the Caterham Bourne - is in Surrey, the historic county of the river's catchment.. Tributaries of the Wandle include the River Wrythe. The River Wandle passes through the South London Boroughs of Croydon, Sutton, Merton, and Wandsworth to join the River Thames on theat Wandsworth. The names of the river and of Wandsworth are thought to have derived from the Old English Wendlesworth meaning Wendle's Settlement. The river is about 11 miles long Then there are the 28 dams that punctuate the river from its source to its mouth. These dams interrupt the continuity of water flow, blocking the transfer of sediments from upstream to downstream. In this Unit, children will find out more about why rivers are so important to the towns and villages that have developed on their banks. By looking at the features of rivers, and the natural and human ways that rivers change over time, children will explore the life stories of rivers. Children will learn the names and locations of the major rivers of the UK and the world. Each lesson is fully. Spurn Point or Spurn Head is a well-known spit in the United Kingdom at the mouth of the Humber River. It is one of the most amazing features of Britain's coastline. Located 46 m across, on the tip of the coast of the East Riding of Yorkshire, it extends out into the sea for 5.5 km across the Humber Estuary
The River Dee has its source on the slopes of Dduallt above Llanuwchllyn in the mountains of Snowdonia in Meirionydd, Gwynedd, Wales.Between its source and Bala Lake the river is known by its Welsh name, Afon Dyfrdwy.Legend tells that the waters of the river pass through Bala Lake and emerge undiluted and unmixed at the outflow. On leaving Bala the river meets its confluence with Afon Tryweryn. The Kagera River is the largest river flowing into this lake, with its mouth on the lake's western shore. Lake Victoria is drained solely by the Nile River near Jinja, Uganda, on the lake's northern shore. In the Kenya sector, the main influent rivers are the Sio, Nzoia, Yala, Nyando, Sondu Miriu, Mogusi, and Migori
- where a river begins. - a small ridge that projects sharply from the side of a larger hill or mountain. - water which lies on top of, or flows over, the ground. - the process by which water from plants changes into water vapour. - the movement of material by rivers. - a small river which flows into a bigger river PPT - The River Severn is one of the most important rivers in the United Kingdom. Today you are going to go on a virtual fieldtrip down the river from near its source towards its mouth. PowerPoint presentation | free to view - id: 7b0234-MWVmZ. The Adobe Flash plugin is needed to view this content. Get the plugin no Internet Geography - GCSE Geography resources. Take a look at our blog, revision notes and teaching resources. Supports AQA Geography and other specs Jordan River, river of southwestern Asia, in the Middle East region. It lies in a structural depression and has the lowest elevation of any river in the world. The river rises on the slopes of Mount Hermon, on the border between Syria and Lebanon, and flows southward through northern Israel to th The Yangtze is the longest river in Asia and the third longest in the world (behind the Amazon of South America and the Nile of Africa). Reaching 6,300 kilometers (3,915 miles) in length, the Yangtze moves east from the glaciers of the Tibetan Plateau to the river's mouth on the East China Sea. The Yangtze is considered the lifeblood of China
mouth The mought is the end of a river, where it empties into a large body of water. oxbow lake An oxbow lake is a stagnant lake that is formed alongside a winding river when the river changes path because of soil erosion, leaving an abandoned stream channel, cut off from the rest of the river The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England. With a total length of 346 kilometers (215 miles), the Thames is the longest river entirely in England and the second longest in the United Kingdom. It rises at Thames Head in Gloucestershire, and flows into the North Sea via the Thames Estuary. While it is best known for flowing through London, the river also flows alongside.