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Parts of a River Eric Angat Teacher
A watershed is at the highest points on the landscape, it supplies water to the river. 1. What is a watershed?
The DIVIDE is the higher elevation that separates watersheds and rivers. 2. What is a divide?
A river is a natural watercourse usually freshwater, flowing downstream (high to low ). 3. What is a river?
river flows into the ocean, a lake, a sea, or another river. 4.Where does the river ends?
The river source is the beginning of the river. 5. What is a river source?
Tributaries are smaller rivers that join and supply water to the main river or stream. 6. What are tributaries?
The river flows on its channel. The way of the water. 7. What is a river channel?
The bottom of the river is called the riverbed. 8. What do you call the bottom of a river?
The sides of the river are called the riverbanks. The riverbank. 9. What do you call the sides of a river?
Flood happens when the river overflows its banks. 10. When do floods happen?
Drought means not enough precipitation. 11. What does it mean by drought?
Rapids are rivers with water flowing very fast. 12. What are rapids?
Waterfalls form when the river flows over a cliff. 13. What is a waterfall?
Watersheds provide us water for drinking. 14. What do we get from watersheds?
Rivers provide routes for transportation.
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