Ch.5.less.1.how can we describe earth's features (landforms)

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  • 1. How can we describe earth’s features? Chapter 5: Lesson 1:
  • 2. What are landforms? Landforms are the natural shapes or features on earth’s surface. There are many different types of landforms found on the earth.
  • 3. Different Landforms
  • 4. 1) Mountain A mountain is a place on Earth’s surface that is much higher than the land around it.
  • 5. 2) Hill Smaller than mountains.
  • 6. 3) Valley A valley is a low area between higher lands such as mountains.
  • 7. 4) Canyon A canyon is deep valley with high, steep sides.
  • 8. 5) Cliff A cliff is high land made of rocks and soil.
  • 9. 6) Plain A plain is a flat area on Earth’s surface.
  • 10. 7) Plateau A plateau is a flat area higher than the land around it.
  • 11. 8) Desert A desert is a hot dry place with little or no rain.
  • 12. 9) Beach A beach is the land along a body of water.
  • 13. 10) Dune A dune is a mound of sand.
  • 14. Types of Landforms 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) Mountain Hill Valley Canyon Cliff Plain Plateau 8) Desert 9) Beach 10) Dune
  • 15. Types of water forms
  • 16. 1) Ocean Oceans are the largest bodies of water on earth.
  • 17. 2) Coast A coast is where a body of water meets land.
  • 18. 3) Tributary A tributary is a small river or stream.
  • 19. 4) River A river is a flowing body of water.
  • 20. 5) Lake A lake is a body of water surrounded by land.
  • 21. 6) Waterfall A natural stream of water falling from a high place.
  • 22. 7) Estuary A estuary is where river water and ocean water meet.
  • 23. 8) Delta A delta is the mass of land that forms where the river ocean meet.
  • 24. 9) Inlet An inlet is a narrow body of water off a large body of water.
  • 25. Now let’s review!
  • 26. A _________ is water with land all around it. Ocean B. Island C. Lake A. Hint
  • 27. What is the largest body of water on Earth? Ocean B. Lake C. River A. Hint
  • 28. A _______ is higher than the land around it. Island B. Mountain C. Valley A. Hint
  • 29. What is a flowing body of water? Plateau B. Lake C. River A. Hint
  • 30. I am land and around me. Island B. Coast C. Desert have water all What am I? A. Hint
  • 31. Congratulations!
  • 32. Images are from: Slides 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19 Microsoft Office Clip Art Slide 6, 7, 13, 18 The Print Shop 22