Lesson Details


  • Name: River Processes in the Upper Course
  • Code: G.4.11.PL.1
  • Specification Reference: 4.6a, 4.6b
  • Keywords: Load Channel Gradient Solution Suspension Saltation Traction Plunge Pool Gorge
  • Objectives: 1. To understand how a river carries it’s load 2. To understand how erosion effects the river processes in the upper course 3. To understand how waterfalls are formed
  • Competency: 1. To understand how a river carries it’s load
  • Proficiency: 2. To understand how erosion effects the river processes in the upper course
  • Mastery: 3. To understand how waterfalls are formed

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