Water Cycle Surface and Ground Water Bodies of Water Fresh Water Resources Bonus Questions

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What is evaporation?
The process by which water molecules in liquid water escape into air as water vapor.

100

What is ground water?
Water that fills the cracks and spaces in the under ground soil and rock layers.

100

What are the oceans?
A body of saline water that composes a large part of the planet's hydrosphere.

100

What are lakes, rivers and ponds?
3 main type of fresh water resources

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What is infiltration?
The process by which water on the ground surface enters the soil.

200

What is precipitation?
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's surface.

200

What is are reservoirs?
Lakes that store water for human use

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What is a lake?
A body of relatively still water.

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What is fresh water?
3% percent of the Earth's water

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What is invasive?
A procedure is one in which the body is "invaded" or entered by a medical utensal.(such as a needle)

300

What is the water cycle?
The continual movement of water among Earth's atmosphere, oceans, and land surface through evaporation.

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What is surface water?
The collecting of water on the ground in a stream, river, lake, wetland, or ocean

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What are rivers?
A natural water source, usually fresh water, flowing towards the ocean.

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What is conservation?
The practice of using less of a resource so that it will not be used up.

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What is the water table?
The top of the saturated zone, or depth to the groundwater under Earth's surface.

400

What is a runoff?
Water that flows over the ground surface rather then soaking into the ground.

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What is wetlands?
A land area that is covered with a shallow layer of water during some or all of the year

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What is a pond?
A fairly small body of still water.

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What is an aquifer?
An under ground layer of rock or sediment that holds water.

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What is a geyser?
A fountain of water that build sup pressure underground and erupts at regular intervals.

500

What is condensation?
The change of water from its gaseous phase into its liquid phase.

500

What is submerge?
To place something under water

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What are fresh water resources?
We can only use 1% of it

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What is fresh water?
A renewable resource

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What is photosynthesis?
A process used by plants and other organisms to convert the light energy captured from the sun light and storing it in the bonds of sugar.

Hydrology: Water Cycle

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