Ch 21: Plateaus for Elementary School

About This Chapter

This online earth science chapter provides informative and kid-friendly lessons about plateaus. You can assign these lessons as homework or use them to help your students study for upcoming exams.

Plateaus for Elementary School - Chapter Summary

If your students need extra help learning about plateaus from around the world, have them review this engaging elementary earth science chapter. Inside, they'll find fun and entertaining lessons that cover facts about noteworthy plateaus, including the Appalachian Plateau, Edwards Plateau and the Allegheny Plateau. The chapter is accessible on any computer or mobile device, and we've included short quizzes that you can assign your students to check their understanding of basic plateau concepts.

Chapter Topics

  • Facts about plateaus
  • Appalachian Plateau
  • Tibetan Plateau
  • Edwards Plateau
  • Colorado Plateau
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Deccan Plateau

Who It's For

Kids who need extra help learning about plateaus will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about plateaus.

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding facts about plateaus
  • Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about plateaus
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about earth science (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about plateaus
  • Students who struggle to understand their earth science teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra earth science resources

How It Works

  • Find lessons in the chapter that cover the plateau topics your student needs to learn or review.
  • Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts and highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about plateaus.
  • Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify your student understands plateau concepts by administering the Plateaus for Elementary School chapter exam.

7 Lessons in Chapter 21: Plateaus for Elementary School
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Plateau Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

1. Plateau Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

Plateaus are unique landforms found on all continents. In this lesson, learn the definition of a plateau, find out how plateaus are formed, and discover major plateaus of the world.

Appalachian Plateau Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

2. Appalachian Plateau Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

The Appalachian Plateau is a large region in the eastern part of the United States. It stretches from New York all the way down to Alabama, and is full of environmental diversity and natural resources.

Tibetan Plateau Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

3. Tibetan Plateau Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

Plateaus are interesting land forms that are found all over the world. In this lesson, learn how the Tibetan Plateau was formed, where it is located, and why it is such a unique plateau.

Edwards Plateau Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

4. Edwards Plateau Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

The Edwards Plateau is a large region located in central Texas. It has a range of unique features, including caves and rare species of plants and animals.

Colorado Plateau Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

5. Colorado Plateau Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

The Colorado Plateau encompasses a large region in the southwestern United States. Its natural beauty and diverse landscapes make it a very unique part of North America.

Allegheny Plateau Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

6. Allegheny Plateau Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

The Allegheny Plateau is an expansive area of raised land throughout New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio. It is full of natural resources like coal and trees that are important for many industries in the United States.

Deccan Plateau Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

7. Deccan Plateau Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

Learn about the Deccan plateau in India, which is bordered by the Satpura Range and by the Eastern and Western Ghats. The Deccan plateau was formed by volcanoes and includes rock features like the Deccan traps.

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