Lesson: The Shrinking Mississippi River
River Meanders

The striking geometric regularity of a winding river is no accident. Meanders appear to be the form in which a river does the least work in turning; hence they are the most probable for a river to take.
Is there such a thing as a straight river? Almost anyone can think of a river that is more or less straight for a certain distance, but is [more]

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Center for Innovation in Engineering & Science Education (2007)
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