Canyon Lesson for Kids: Definition, Formation & Facts


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Canyons are _____ that are formed over millions of years.

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1. What is erosion?

2. Which river created the Grand Canyon?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and quiz will help you see how much you know about canyons. For the quiz, you'll need to know about different types of canyons and how canyons are formed, among other details.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics are on the quiz:

  • The meaning of the word 'erosion'
  • Types of canyons
  • River that created the Grand Canyon
  • What canyons are

Skills Practiced

  • Remembering details - remember what you learned about where submarine canyons are located
  • Reading awareness - make sure that you know the most important details from the lesson on canyons, like what the word 'erosion' refers to
  • Explaining information - read about how the Grand Canyon formed and explain it correctly

Additional Learning

More topics can be learned if you look at the lesson called Canyon Lesson for Kids: Definition, Formation & Facts. Goals you can complete include:

  • Determine how long it takes canyons to form
  • See what canyons look like
  • Learn how canyons can differ from each other