1 – Geography: River Landscapes

Lessons

Lesson 1: River Landscapes

Lesson 1: What are the different river processes? This lesson will discuss the main erosion and transport processes occurring in rivers. Before you start this lesson you will need: A writing pad… Related

Lesson 2: River Landscapes

Lesson 2: What are river erosion landforms? This lesson will cover 4 types of erosional landforms: Interlocking spurs, waterfalls, meanders and ox-bow lakes. Before you start this lesson you will… Related

Lesson 3: River Landscapes

Lesson 3: What are the different river deposition landforms? This lesson will cover how flood plains and levees are formed. Before you start this lesson you will need: A writing… Related

Lesson 4: River Landscapes

Lesson 4: What are the impacts of weathering? This lesson will cover; weathering, freeze-thaw, rainfall, biological weathering, mass movement processes and how geology influences river shape and sediment. Before you… Related

Lesson 5: River Landscapes

Lesson 5: Case Study of river landforms in the UK This lesson will look at river landforms found in the upper, middle and lower course of the River Tees. Before you… Related

Lesson 6: River Landscapes

Lesson 6: What factors increase flood risk? This lesson will cover how human and physical factors increase flood risk. Before you start this lesson you will need: A writing pad… Related

Lesson 7: River Landscapes

Lesson 7: How can hard engineering methods manage floods? This lesson will look at the role of embankments, levees, channelisation, dams and flood relief channels in managing floods. Before you start… Related

Lesson 8: River Landscapes

Lesson 8: How can soft engineering methods manage floods? This lesson will look at; washlands, afforestation, land use zoning and flood warning systems as methods to manage floods. Before you start… Related

Lesson 9: River Landscapes

Lesson 9: Case study: managing floods in the UK This lesson will look at the causes, effects, responses and management methods in the aftermath of the Cockermouth floods. Before you start… Related

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