Water Resources/Water Cycle
Groundwater Systems
Great Lakes Data
Great Lakes Water Budget
Random Stuff
100
Water evaporating from the leaves of trees is known as what?
What is transpiration?
100
Is clay permeable or impermeable?
What is impermeable?
100
Which Great Lake has the longest shoreline length?
What is Lake Huron?
100
What is the groundwater input for Lake Michigan?
What is 0.1?
100
Name an industry that relies on the Great Lakes.
Possible Answers: commercial fishing, shipping, tourism, etc.
200
A gas turning into a liquid and occurs on clouds is called what?
What is condensation?
200
The top of the saturation zone is known as the what?
What is the water table?
200
Which Great Lake is the deepest at it's maximum depth?
What is Lake Superior?
200
What are the total outputs for Lake Ontario?
What is 7.5 (7.1+0.4)?
200
What kind of well relies on underground water pressure to draw the water to the surface?
What is an Artesian well?
300
Water running down a hill is known as what?
What is runoff?
300
You build a well and it reaches above the water table. What is the problem with that?
What is it won't get any water since it's above the water table?
300
Which Great Lake would take the least about to refill if it was empty?
What is Lake Erie?
300
What is the runoff to Lake Michigan?
What is 1.0?
300
Name three types of precipitation.
What are rain, snow, sleet, hail, freezing rain, etc.
400
What is greater...the % of salt water on Earth or the % of fresh water?
What is salt? (~97%)
400
Sand, soil, and gravel are all (permeable/impermeable).
What is permeable?
400
If you were afraid of the water and wanted to swim in the shallowest Great Lake, which would you pick?
What is Lake Erie?
400
What is the total inputs for Lake Michigan?
What is 2.6 (1.0+1.5+0.1)
400
Water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil and rock layers is known as what?
What is groundwater?
500
Out of all the fresh water on Earth, most is in what form?
What is frozen/ice?
500
Why would a farmer spraying pesticides on land impact the groundwater?
What is the pesticide can permeate (soak) into the land and eventually end up in the groundwater?
500
Which Great Lake has the greatest lake area?
What is Lake Superior?
500
What is the name of the artificial diversion for Lake Erie?
What is the Welland Canal?
500
What is an aquifer?
What is an underground layer of rock or sediments that holds water?
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