Pop River Basin

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Create a pop-up river basin.

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  • not bad but the numbers ned to be clear
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  • My geography teacher set me this for homework, it was really fun to do and thanks for making it...you saved me from a boring, tedius homework to do :) :)
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  • as a student-great
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  • Nice one. saves me thinking up a lesson
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Pop River Basin

  1. 1. What is a river basin? also know as a drainage basin.
  2. 2. You will need <ul><li>Your book </li></ul><ul><li>A template </li></ul><ul><li>A stick of glue </li></ul><ul><li>Scissors </li></ul><ul><li>Pencil crayons- blue and brown </li></ul><ul><li>A pen </li></ul>
  3. 3. step 1 Cut out the template. Make sure you cut up the vertical line.
  4. 4. step 2 Using a brown crayon, shade around the circumference of the circle.
  5. 5. step 3 Using a blue crayon, shade the left triangle, draw some blue lines running from the top of the triangle and branching out towards the edge of the circle.
  6. 6. step 4 Watershed the area of high land forming the edge of a river basin. Source where a river begins. Mouth where a river meets the sea. Confluence the point at which two rivers meet. Tributary a small river or stream that joins a larger river. Channel this is where the river flows. Drainage Basin this is the area of land drained by a river and its tributaries. 1 You will now need a pen. Number the following features on your template. 2 3 4 5 6 7
  7. 7. step 5 Glue the remaining blank triangle.
  8. 8. step 6 Stick the glued triangle under the shaded triangle, so it fits neatly.
  9. 9. step 7 Open your book to a double page. Glue the triangle and the bottom sides of the diagram. Stick this firmly across the cease of the book. The tip of the triangle should correspond to the cease.
  10. 10. step 8 It should look like this!
  11. 11. step 9 Watershed the area of high land forming the edge of a river basin. Source where a river begins. Mouth where a river meets the sea. Confluence the point at which two rivers meet. Tributary a small river or stream that joins a larger river. Channel this is where the river flows. Drainage Basin this is the area of land drained by a river and its tributaries. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Give your diagram the title ‘River Basin’. Provide a date. Write neatly the numbers and corresponding definitions into your book.
  12. 12. step 10 Close your book!
  13. 13. step 10 Open your book! Badge off E-Bay!

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