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  1. condensation
  2. recharge zone
  3. critical mass
  4. VOC's (volatile organic compounds)
  5. infiltration
  1. a the minimum mass of a fissionable isotope that provides the number of neutrons needed to sustain a chain reaction
  2. b This step of the water cycle occurs when the water is pulled into the ground due to the pull of gravity.
  3. c Area of the Earth's surface where water percolates down into the aquifer
  4. d the process by which molecules of water vapor in the air become liquid water
  5. e carbon-containing chemicals used in and emitted by vehicle engines and a wide variety of solvents and industrial processes; creates smog, carcinogen

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. meeting in 1987 where a group of nations met in Canada and agreed to take steps to fight against Ozone Depletion-CFC's banned
  2. Cells, usually made of specially-treated silicon, that transfer solar energy from the sun to electrical energy
  3. the total amount of water taken from a lake, river, or aquifer for any purpose; much is returned to circulation in a form that can be used again
  4. a technology that converts dry coal into a liquid fuel to replace diesel and jet fuels. There are multiple methods, but the process proposed for use in the US would first use heat and pressure to gasify the coal, then cool the gas to form a liquid—an energy-intensive process.
  5. a suspension in the atmosphere of a solid such as dust, salt, and pollen. and liquid droplets such as acids

5 True/False questions

  1. low-input high-diversity biofuelssmall-scale headwater dam that causes less damage than larger projects

          

  2. zone of saturationthe emission of water vapor from the leaves of plants

          

  3. seama stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit

          

  4. nitrogen oxides(source: auto exhaust) (effects: acidification of lakes, respiratory irritation, leads to smog & ozone) (Equation for acid formation: NO + O2 = NO2 + H2O = HNO3) (Reduction: catalytic converter)

          

  5. total maximum daily load (TMDL)harm to lakes and rivers resulting from the release of excessive waste heat into them

          

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