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Features of rivers

Use the web to find out about how different physical features of rivers are formed. Research the different parts of a river, such as:

  • Source
  • Confluence
  • Floodplain
  • Mouth
  • Oxbow lake
  • Meander
  • Valley
  • Waterfall

Use the following clip to help you.





River Dolphins


Use the web to find out about the little known river dolphin. Compare river and marine dolphins, describing their differences in their physical characteristics, feeding, habitats and life cycles.

Identify human factors that endanger river dolphin species.

Create an information page about the creatures.

Use the following clips to help you -