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Science Test

a test for science

River system A river and all of its tributaries
Tributary A river that feeds into a bigger river
Meander A looping curve formed in a river as it winds through its flood plain
Mouth The end of a river
Headwaters The beginning of a river
Source Supplies water to the start of a river
Flood plain A broad flat valley through which a river flows
Ox bow lake A crescent shaped cut off body of water that remains after a river carve a new channel
Erosion A process by which pieces of soil and rock and broken off and carried away
Cut bank A river bank with a cut
Deposition The process by which soil and fragments of rock are deposited into a new location
Downriver Down a river
Sediments Particles of soil and rock
Fork When a river splits into two or more branches
Canyon A round deep hole usually found at or near the headwaters
Channel Where a section of a river is wide and fast moving
How is a river valley made by a Glacier
Delta Where sediments drop and creates a triangle shaped area
Dam A structure that can block water passing through
Created by: ProffezerX