Physical geography - mountains

Let's explore mountains

This collection contains curriculum relevant videos, quizzes and games to help Years 3 and 4 / P4 and P5 Geography students with:

  • understanding what mountain ranges are and how they are formed

  • where mountain ranges can be found and their link to volcanoes

These educational resources are hand-picked from BBC Bitesize and the wider BBC.

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Here you will find videos, a picture gallery and activities about mountains. Try them out, and then test your knowledge with a short quiz before exploring the rest of the collection.

Learn about mountains with Sue Venir from BBC Bitesize - KS2 Geography.

Take a look at some of the UK's tallest mountains in the slideshow below.

Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in Scotland and the UK.

Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in Scotland and the UK.

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Highlights from the BBC and partners

The best guides and activities from BBC Bitesize, the rest of the BBC and our partners, all about mountains. They contain text, videos and challenges to help you understand, practise and test your knowledge.

Mountain ranges around the world
The Himalayas
The awesome animals living on mountains

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