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For today's geography lesson, we will be learning about waterfalls and understanding how they are formed.


1. Click on the document below (Day 2 - Explaining river features (waterfalls))

2. Write the date (Thursday 7th January 2021) and LO (LO: To explain how rivers are formed) in your remote learning book. 

3. Task 1: Copy out the key vocabulary.

4. Task 2: Watch the two videos explaining how waterfalls are formed, tick off the key vocabulary that you hear.

5. Task 3: Copy out and complete the sentences using the vocabulary box.

6. Mark and correct your answers.


Extension: draw a diagram/comic strip explaining how a waterfall is formed. 

How Waterfalls form.

They're one of nature's most beautiful and majestic sites, but how exactly do waterfalls form? Find out in just 30 seconds with our simple explanation, compl...