Earth Science: River Teaching Resources

River  Teach your students about the many facets of rivers with these earth science resources. Use worksheets and maps to explain river and lake characteristics, parts, geography, erosion, flooding, and more. These resources are perfect for teaching in June, which is National Rivers Month.

River-Themed Conversation Starters

Along with the worksheets below, challenge your students with these river-themed questions from our Geography Skill Builders. These are great for getting the conversation going or for a five-minute time-filler task.

1. What river flows into the Dead Sea?
2. Through what states does the Arkansas River flow?
3. What river is the Grand Coulee Dam in the state of Washington on?
Get the answers and 4 more questions.

Rivers, Grades 6-12

Rivers, Grades K-2

Rives and Geography, Grades 6-12

Rives and Geography, Grades 1-4

Rivers and Erosion, Grades 6-12

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