River statistics

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By Julie Taylorteacher and freelance writer

Which rivers flow into the Atlantic Ocean? How many of the rivers are in Europe? Which river has the smallest drainage basin? Use your computer to create a river database that will help you to compare and contrast rivers of the world.

Software: Database program

What to do

  1. Working in small groups, discuss what type of information you would like to include in your river database and what fields you will use, for example:
    • name
    • length
    • source
    • delta
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