Rivers KS2 Geography. Test your knowledge of rivers, try the link to Rivers Word search.
Glasgow And The River Clyde Video
The central role of the River Clyde in the development of Glasgow is explored. The city originated at an important crossing point in the river, and developed into a major port. Having direct access to the sea, and therefore to America and other countries, was a major advantage. Glasgow was famous for shipbuilding and exporting engineered goods, such as locomotives. There is a map showing the exact location of Glasgow in the west of the Central Lowlands.
Guyana's Rivers Video
In the sixteenth century, explorer Sir Walter Raleigh became the first Englishman to visit Guyana in South America. He came in search of the legendary El Dorado. With over eighty per cent of the land covered in rainforest the fastest way of getting around is often by river. Raleigh made use of Guyana's local tribespeople to guide him through the country's complex river network.
River Features Jigsaw Interactive
Seven photo jigsaws based on the topic of Rivers.
Customize using the picture, style, number of pieces and rotation features.
River Forth From Source To Sea Video
The River Forth flows from its source about 30km west of Stirling in Scotland, and continues past Edinburgh to the sea. Stirling Castle is situated at a strategic crossing point. The river is shown on a map of the Central Lowlands of Scotland and its tributaries are explained.
Rivers And The Water Cycle Video
A short demonstration of the water cycle and the journey of a river. Includes an explanation of how water is stored in dams, and a look at the processes involved in treating water so it is safe to drink.
Rivers Of Europe Interactive
Can you locate these major European rivers on the interactive map?
Rivers Wordsearch Interactive
Can you find these terms that are used when describing river features?