A River Study by Year 5
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Our students learn how to how to measure the width, the depth and the flow of the river.

We measured the WIDTH using a 30 metre tape measure and stretching it from bank to bank. We had to keep it as taut as possible to be accurate.
We measured the DEPTH of the river using a metre rule.  
We measured the FLOW of the river by throwing plastic balls into the water. We noticed that the middle of the river flows faster than the sides.

 

The Source Westerham Brasted
Sundridge Chipstead Otford
Shoreham Lullingstone Roman Villa Eynsford
Farningham Horton Kirby - Features of a river Dartford
Dwarfed Factories Salt Marshes Mouth
 
Human Influence Deposition Meander
Erosion Measuring the river

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