Look at the EastEnders picture.
What geographical feature can you see? What is the name of this river? The shape suggests it is in the middle course. Why?
What is a meander? How does it form? Look at the PowerPoint:
Watch these clips:
Watch animation about meanders and ox bow lakes:
Create a page about the ‘Features of the Middle Course’ using the topic vocabulary to write simple sentences. Explain how the land flattens, the course changes and how features change too. Add a diagram with labels of a meander and an oxbow lake using the information gained from the range of information sheets.
Use Google Maps to find any rivers with meanders
If we looked at a map of Mount Everest would we see any meanders? Why? Why not?