What is a landform? A landform is a natural formation or area of land, such as a continent. In this movie, you'll explore flat areas of land, such as plains and prairies. You’ll learn about raised areas of land, such as hills, mountains, and plateaus, and lower areas of land, such as canyons and valleys. You’ll also explore landforms near water, such as bays, coasts, islands, and peninsulas. What landforms can you find in your community?

Landforms Background Information for Teachers and Parents

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about landforms.  The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Landforms. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning. See more »

Landforms Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about plains, prairies, hills, mountains and all kinds of landforms. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Landforms topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »