Landforms are the natural physical features of the Earth's surface. Landforms can be mountains, valleys, rivers, deserts, and more. Each landform has a unique shape and characteristics.
Interesting Facts about Landforms
mountains: A large natural elevation of the Earth's surface rising abruptly from the surrounding level. valleys: A low area of land between hills or mountains, typically with a river or stream flowing through it. deserts: A dry, often sandy region of little rainfall, extreme temperatures, and sparse vegetation.
What do you think is the most interesting landform?
Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world at 29,029 feet. The deepest valley in the world is the Mariana Trench with a depth of 11,034 meters. The Sahara Desert is the largest desert in the world at 3.6 million square miles.
Draw / write: What are some of the different landforms you have seen or heard about?
Draw / write: What would the landscape look like without landforms?
What are some of the benefits of having different landforms?
How have landforms changed over time?