California Landforms Lesson for Kids


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The slow destruction of land caused by wind, water, and ice is called:

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1. _____ are large slabs of rocks responsible for the shifting of the Earth and formation of landforms.

2. Basins are landforms created in _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check what you know about the major landforms in California. Answer questions on key topics like the destruction of land from wind and water as well as big rock slabs that move around on the Earth.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See how much you know about the following:

  • Formation of basins
  • Physical feature on the surface of the Earth
  • Area of California in which glaciers moved

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on the major landforms in California
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about how basins are formed
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about the movement of glaciers in California and the name for the large slabs of rock deep within the Earth

Additional Learning

Find out more about the subject with the lesson we've called California Landforms Lesson for Kids. Here are some topics you'll be covering as you move along:

  • Things that have changed California's surface over time
  • The formation of mountains in the state
  • Details about Death Valley