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

    • How can we describe earth’s features? Chapter 5: Lesson 1:
    • 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.
    • Different Landforms
    • 1) Mountain A mountain is a place on Earth’s surface that is much higher than the land around it.
    • 2) Hill Smaller than mountains.
    • 3) Valley A valley is a low area between higher lands such as mountains.
    • 4) Canyon A canyon is deep valley with high, steep sides.
    • 5) Cliff A cliff is high land made of rocks and soil.
    • 6) Plain A plain is a flat area on Earth’s surface.
    • 7) Plateau A plateau is a flat area higher than the land around it.
    • 8) Desert A desert is a hot dry place with little or no rain.
    • 9) Beach A beach is the land along a body of water.
    • 10) Dune A dune is a mound of sand.
    • Types of Landforms 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) Mountain Hill Valley Canyon Cliff Plain Plateau 8) Desert 9) Beach 10) Dune
    • Types of water forms
    • 1) Ocean Oceans are the largest bodies of water on earth.
    • 2) Coast A coast is where a body of water meets land.
    • 3) Tributary A tributary is a small river or stream.
    • 4) River A river is a flowing body of water.
    • 5) Lake A lake is a body of water surrounded by land.
    • 6) Waterfall A natural stream of water falling from a high place.
    • 7) Estuary A estuary is where river water and ocean water meet.
    • 8) Delta A delta is the mass of land that forms where the river ocean meet.
    • 9) Inlet An inlet is a narrow body of water off a large body of water.
    • Now let’s review!
    • A _________ is water with land all around it. Ocean B. Island C. Lake A. Hint
    • What is the largest body of water on Earth? Ocean B. Lake C. River A. Hint
    • A _______ is higher than the land around it. Island B. Mountain C. Valley A. Hint
    • What is a flowing body of water? Plateau B. Lake C. River A. Hint
    • I am land and around me. Island B. Coast C. Desert have water all What am I? A. Hint
    • Congratulations!
    • 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