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?