WONDER #2697: What Is Geomorphology?

Question 1 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Many scientists study glaciers, mountains, and other types of landforms.
  2. Erosion and deposition help create new landforms and wear down old ones.
  3. Geomorphology is the study of how landforms are made and how they change over time.
  4. Geomorphology is the best choice if you want to study other planets.

Question 2 of 3

Which topic would you NOT expect a geomorphologist to study?

  1. How rivers form canyons
  2. The life cycle of jellyfish
  3. Why glaciers are melting
  4. How plateaus form over time

Question 3 of 3

The study of how rivers and streams affect landforms is called __________ geomorphology.

  1. fluvial
  2. aqua
  3. marinal
  4. astro

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