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Rivers and Coasts DLESE Reviewed Collection
This site provides information about rivers, coasts, and the processes affecting them. Students can view an animation of the water cycle, read about how rivers and coasts change, learn about estuaries, and view information on how rivers, coasts, and other water features influence people's lives. Glossaries and a teacher's page offering lesson plans, worksheets, and links to additional sites are also provided.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Human geography
  • Hydrology
Technical requirements:
Flash Player needed to view water cycle animation
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2002-2005, British Broadcasting Corporation.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-484
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • B - Physical science:
        • Motion and forces
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Structure of the earth system
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)