Rocky Mountains Facts: Lesson for Kids


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The Rocky Mountains are found in the southwestern United States all the way up to northern Canada. How far does this mountain range stretch?

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1. In terms of the formation of the Rocky Mountains, what is a plate?

2. What is erosion?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How big are the Rocky Mountains and how did they come into existence? You'll be tested on these and other facts about these mountains when you use this quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During this quiz, you will be asked:

  • How far the Rocky Mountains stretch
  • What a plate is (describing what helped to form the Rocky Mountains)
  • What erosion means
  • Which area of the Rocky Mountains does not have trees
  • The name of the lake in Canada that is surrounded by the Rocky Mountains

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - make sure you know the meanings of certain words, such as plate and erosion
  • Information recall - remember how far the Rocky Mountains stretch
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about a Canadian lake surrounded by the Rocky Mountains and in which area of the mountains trees do not grow

Additional Learning

Get more fun facts and information when you use the lesson called, Rocky Mountains Facts: Lesson for Kids. You'll learn:

  • What formed the Rocky Mountains and how long ago they were formed
  • What animals live in the Rocky Mountains
  • Which fun summer and winter activities are available in these mountains