Why Do Rivers Have Deltas?

What determines the shape of the shoreline where a river meets an ocean? The video explains many causes for delta formation, including human activities and climate change. Also included are examples from around the world and throughout history.

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CCSS: Adaptable

Instructional Ideas

  • Print photos of river deltas to sort by type
  • Discuss the importance of sustainable deltas
Classroom Considerations

  • Avoid the comments as they do not add any knowledge to the topic

  • Includes a list of key words to search to learn more
  • Provides subtitles in six languages

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