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Curipod generated lesson: "Landforms". #1-4

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
Name one type of landform?
2. Slide
60 seconds
Landforms are natural features of the Earth's surface, like mountains, valleys, and plains. Landforms can be formed by the action of water, wind, and ice, or by a combination of all three. Landforms change over time, due to erosion and other geological processes.
3. Slide
60 seconds
Mountain: A large natural elevation of the earth’s surface rising abruptly from the surrounding level; a large steep hill. Valley: A low area of land between hills or mountains, typically with a river or stream running through it. Plateau: An area of relatively level high ground, typically bordered by steep slopes.
4. Slide
60 seconds
The world's tallest waterfall is Angel Falls, located in Venezuela with a total height of 3,212 feet (979 meters). The deepest lake in the world is Lake Baikal in Russia, with a maximum depth of 5,315 feet (1,620 meters). The longest river in the world is the Nile, with a total length of 4,132 miles (6,650 kilometers).
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5. Open question
300 seconds
What are some common landforms?
6. Open question
300 seconds
What can you learn about a place by looking at its landforms?
7. Open question
300 seconds
What is the most interesting landform you have learned about?
8. Open question
300 seconds
How can landforms be used to tell a story about a place?
9. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a treehouse with a slide, trampoline, and swimming pool around it.
10. Drawings
1260 seconds
Question: What landform is formed when two rivers meet? Clues: • It is usually very wide and is known as a 'meeting of the waters'. • It is sometimes called a 'confluence'. • The landform is also known as a 'river junction'. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Draw a picture of two rivers meeting. B. Describe the landform in detail and explain how it is formed.
11. Poll
60 seconds
What is a large body of saltwater called?
  • Ocean
  • Lake
  • River
  • Pond
12. Poll
60 seconds
What is a deep valley with steep sides called?
  • Canyon
  • Hill
  • Mountain
  • Plain
13. Poll
60 seconds
What do you call land that is surrounded by water on three sides?
  • Peninsula
  • Island
  • Continent
  • Plateau
14. Poll
60 seconds
Which landform is the highest point on Earth's surface?
  • Mountain
  • Hill
  • Valley
15. Poll
60 seconds
Which type of landform forms when windblown sand piles up to form hills or mounds?
  • Dune
  • Volcano
  • Glacier
16. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is the difference between a mountain and a hill?

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