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12 terms
Earth Science - Water Resources
aquifers
artesian
catchment area
estuaries
Underground water storage, usually composed of sand, gravel,…
Describes a confined aquifer containing groundwater that will…
The area where from rain drains into a stream or urban storm…
Coastal waters where seawater is measurably diluted with fres…
aquifers
Underground water storage, usually composed of sand, gravel,…
artesian
Describes a confined aquifer containing groundwater that will…
40 terms
Earth and Environmental Science - Water
Precipitation
evaporation
condensation
transpiration
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
The change of a liquid to a gas; the sun heats energy up and…
Gas to Liquid; gas gets colder and changes back to liquid , f…
Evaporation of water from the leaves of a plant gives of puri…
Precipitation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
evaporation
The change of a liquid to a gas; the sun heats energy up and…
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Earth Science - Water
water cycle
water vapor
fresh water
salt water
constant movement of Earth's water from land to air and back…
water as a gas; it spreads through the atmosphere
water with little to no salt; found naturally in Earth's pond…
water containing salt; found naturally in Earth's oceans and…
water cycle
constant movement of Earth's water from land to air and back…
water vapor
water as a gas; it spreads through the atmosphere
42 terms
Earth and Environmental Science - Water
Precipitation
evaporation
condensation
transpiration
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
The change of a liquid to a gas; the sun heats energy up and…
Gas to Liquid; gas gets colder and changes back to liquid , f…
Evaporation of water from the leaves of a plant gives of puri…
Precipitation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
evaporation
The change of a liquid to a gas; the sun heats energy up and…
54 terms
Irish Earth Science Water
Water cycle
Vapor
Evapotranspiration
Condensation
continuous movement of water from the atmosphere to the land…
water gas
processes where liquid water becomes vapor in the water cycle
change from vapor to liquid water
Water cycle
continuous movement of water from the atmosphere to the land…
Vapor
water gas
92 terms
Science: The Earth's Water
water structures
hydrogen's atomic number
oxygen's atomic number
what does the atomic number mean
#1 hydrogen atoms (2 of them) and #8 oxygen bonded together
1
8
that there are that number of protrons, neutrons and electron…
water structures
#1 hydrogen atoms (2 of them) and #8 oxygen bonded together
hydrogen's atomic number
1
28 terms
Earth Science: Ocean Water
Abyssal Zone
Bathyal Zone
Benthic Zone
Benthos
Has no sunlight because it begins at a depth of 4,000 meters…
Begins at the continental slope and extends to a depth of 4,0…
The bottom region of oceans and bodies of fresh water.
Organisms that live at the bottom of oceans or bodies of fres…
Abyssal Zone
Has no sunlight because it begins at a depth of 4,000 meters…
Bathyal Zone
Begins at the continental slope and extends to a depth of 4,0…
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Earth Science - The Water Cycle
precipitation
evaporation
condensation
condensation nuclei
rain, sleet, snow, hail
when a liquid changes into a gas
when a gas changes into a liquid
dust particles in the atmosphere
precipitation
rain, sleet, snow, hail
evaporation
when a liquid changes into a gas
22 terms
Water Cycle - Earth Science Unit
Water Cycle
Evaporation
Transpiration
Crystallization
The continuous process of water moving from Earth's surface t…
Heat from the sun causes water to change from liquid to vapor…
Most of the water a plant takes in through its roots passes t…
Ice from ocean water results in relatively pure water in the…
Water Cycle
The continuous process of water moving from Earth's surface t…
Evaporation
Heat from the sun causes water to change from liquid to vapor…
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Science Earth's Water
Infiltration
Groundwater
Three examples of surface water
Surface water
When water on land seeps into the ground.
Water found in spaces between rock particles below Earth's su…
Streams, lakes, rivers
Water above earths surface. Comes from preciptation, or water…
Infiltration
When water on land seeps into the ground.
Groundwater
Water found in spaces between rock particles below Earth's su…
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Earth Science - Water Vapor
evaporates
liquid
gas
water vapor
The physical change from a liquid to a gas.
A state of matter with no definite shape but has a definite v…
A state of matter with NO definite shape or volume.
The gas form of water.
evaporates
The physical change from a liquid to a gas.
liquid
A state of matter with no definite shape but has a definite v…
23 terms
Earth Science Chapter 9: Surface Water
Runoff
Watershed
Tributaries
Divide
Water flowing downslope along Earth's surface
All of the land area whose water drains into a stream system
Rivers that flow into other streams
A high land area that separates one watershed from another
Runoff
Water flowing downslope along Earth's surface
Watershed
All of the land area whose water drains into a stream system
18 terms
Earth and Environmental Science: Water
Salt water
Fresh water
Ice
liquid water
96% of all water
4% of all water
3% of fresh water
1% of all fresh water
Salt water
96% of all water
Fresh water
4% of all water
18 terms
Science Chapter 4 Earth's Water
ocean
fresh water
evaporation
water vapor
A large body of salt water.
Water that has little or no salt.
The changing of a liquid into gas.
Water in the form of an invisible, odorless gas.
ocean
A large body of salt water.
fresh water
Water that has little or no salt.
65 terms
Earth Science Ch.6 Water on Earth
condensation
evaporation
hydrological (water) cycle
infiltration
Change in a substance from a gas to a liquid. Condensation re…
Change in a substance from a liquid to a gas; evaporation nee…
Movements of water in and between reservoirs (e.g. oceans, cl…
Water that seeps into the ground.
condensation
Change in a substance from a gas to a liquid. Condensation re…
evaporation
Change in a substance from a liquid to a gas; evaporation nee…
24 terms
Science: Earth's Water
Polarity
Cohesion
Adhesion
Solvent
Anything with a positive charge at one end and a negative cha…
The force that holds molecules of a (single) matter together.
The property that holds (different) substances together.
In a liquid solution, the substance in which the solute disso…
Polarity
Anything with a positive charge at one end and a negative cha…
Cohesion
The force that holds molecules of a (single) matter together.
28 terms
Water Cycle- Earth Science
groundwater
spring
lake
glacier
water that has soaked into the ground and fills the spaces or…
seeping groundwater which may flow to the surface or into lak…
body of fresh water entirely surrounded by land or nearly sur…
huge mass of slowly moving ice formed on land by the compacti…
groundwater
water that has soaked into the ground and fills the spaces or…
spring
seeping groundwater which may flow to the surface or into lak…
58 terms
Earth Science Running Water and Groundwater
Water Cycle
Infiltration
Water Cycle Balance
Runoff
The continuous movement of water from the ocean to the atmosp…
the process by which water on the ground surface enters the s…
Average annual precipitation=the amount of water that evapora…
Part of the water cycle where an excess of water runs down an…
Water Cycle
The continuous movement of water from the ocean to the atmosp…
Infiltration
the process by which water on the ground surface enters the s…
51 terms
Earth and Environmental Science - Water
Precipitation
evaporation
condensation
transpiration
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
The change of a liquid to a gas; the sun heats energy up and…
Gas to Liquid; gas gets colder and changes back to liquid , f…
Evaporation of water from the leaves of a plant gives of puri…
Precipitation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
evaporation
The change of a liquid to a gas; the sun heats energy up and…
30 terms
Earth Science Chapter 6: Running Water and Ground Water
Water Cycle
Infiltration
Transpiration
Gradient
the constant movement of water among the oceans, the atmosphe…
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
the process where plants absorb water through the roots and t…
the slope of a stream over a certain distance
Water Cycle
the constant movement of water among the oceans, the atmosphe…
Infiltration
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
55 terms
Earth Science Water Cycle and Climate
Water
hydrologic or water cycle
Ground Water
runoff
H2O
The movement of water in the environment - from the atmospher…
Precipitation that collects underground water into the Earth'…
Part of the water cycle where an excess of water runs down an…
Water
H2O
hydrologic or water cycle
The movement of water in the environment - from the atmospher…
11 terms
Earth Science: Water Cycle
Evaporation
Condensation
Precipitation
Sublimation
The process in which water changes from a liquid to gas
The process in which vapor rises into the air where cooler te…
The process in which air currents move clouds and when cloud…
The process in which ice and snow change directly into a vapo…
Evaporation
The process in which water changes from a liquid to gas
Condensation
The process in which vapor rises into the air where cooler te…
54 terms
Earth Science Water
To break down food, grow, reproduce, a…
Habitat
Groundwater
97%
Why do living organisms need water?
A place where an organism lives and obtains all the things it…
Water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
What percent of the Earth's water is salt water?
To break down food, grow, reproduce, a…
Why do living organisms need water?
Habitat
A place where an organism lives and obtains all the things it…
37 terms
science Earth, Water and Weather
Weather
precipitation
air pressure
Water Cycle
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
water that falls from clouds to the Earth as rain,sleet , or…
how much air is pressing down on earth
movement of water
Weather
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
precipitation
water that falls from clouds to the Earth as rain,sleet , or…
18 terms
Earth Science-Ocean Water
barrier islands
beach
coriolis effect
density current
a low, elongated ridge of sand that parallels the coast
the accumulation of sediment found along the shore of a lake…
the apparent deflective force of Earth's rotation on all free…
current of ocean water that results from density differences…
barrier islands
a low, elongated ridge of sand that parallels the coast
beach
the accumulation of sediment found along the shore of a lake…
24 terms
Earth Science WATER
Transpiration
Infiltration
Tributaries
Watershed
Water evaporation from plants as a by-product of photosynthesis
Water above the ground that enters the soil. Can cause run of…
Smaller streams that feed a larger stream. Ex: Fox River
Total land area that contributes run off to a stream or its t…
Transpiration
Water evaporation from plants as a by-product of photosynthesis
Infiltration
Water above the ground that enters the soil. Can cause run of…
18 terms
Science - Earth's Water
Polar molecule
Adhesion
Cohesion
Capillary Action
A molecule that has electrically charged areas.
An attraction between molecules of different substances
Attraction between molecules of the same substance
The combined force of attraction among water molecules and wi…
Polar molecule
A molecule that has electrically charged areas.
Adhesion
An attraction between molecules of different substances
18 terms
Science - Earth's Water
Polar molecule
Adhesion
Cohesion
Capillary Action
A molecule that has electrically charged areas.
An attraction between molecules of different substances
Attraction between molecules of the same substance
The combined force of attraction among water molecules and wi…
Polar molecule
A molecule that has electrically charged areas.
Adhesion
An attraction between molecules of different substances
6 terms
Earth science: The water cycle
water
cloud
accumulation
condensation
a colorless, transparent, odorless, tasteless liquid that for…
a visible mass of condensed water vapor floating in the atmos…
the acquisition or gradual gathering of something.
water that collects as droplets on a cold surface when humid…
water
a colorless, transparent, odorless, tasteless liquid that for…
cloud
a visible mass of condensed water vapor floating in the atmos…
18 terms
Science - Earth's Water
Polar molecule
Adhesion
Cohesion
Capillary Action
A molecule that has electrically charged areas.
An attraction between molecules of different substances
Attraction between molecules of the same substance
The combined force of attraction among water molecules and wi…
Polar molecule
A molecule that has electrically charged areas.
Adhesion
An attraction between molecules of different substances
37 terms
Science- Earth's Water
How is water distributed on earth
Diagram of a wave
Tides
Tsunami
97% is salt water... 3% is fresh water... tiny percent of freshwate…
These happen from the moons gravitational pull on earth. This…
A wave that is normally big and can cause mass destruction. T…
How is water distributed on earth
97% is salt water... 3% is fresh water... tiny percent of freshwate…
Diagram of a wave
8 terms
Science: Chapter 2: Water on Earth
freshwater
icebergs
salt water
glaciers
water that has a low enough mineral content to be consumed by…
large frozen masses of freshwater floating in the ocean
water that contains dissolved salts and other minerals
huge, slow-moving mass of snow and ice
freshwater
water that has a low enough mineral content to be consumed by…
icebergs
large frozen masses of freshwater floating in the ocean
68 terms
Science Earth and Waters
Chesapeake Bay
New York Harbor
Hudson River
Delaware River
What geographical feature is this?
What geographical feature is this?
What geographical feature is this?
What geographical feature is this?
Chesapeake Bay
What geographical feature is this?
New York Harbor
What geographical feature is this?
Earth Science Water Cycle
Outgassing
Outgassing
True
97%
How was most of Earth's water formed?
The seeping out of gases from Earth's interior
T/F: Outgassing occurs through cracks and volcanic eruptions…
_____% of the Earth's water is salt water.
Outgassing
How was most of Earth's water formed?
Outgassing
The seeping out of gases from Earth's interior
23 terms
Earth's water science
Describe how a trench is formed. Inclu…
Describe how a mid-ocean ridge is form…
If new crust is being created at a mid…
What factors make it difficult to expl…
At a subduction zone, one plate slides beneath another one cr…
At a divergent boundary, the mid-ocean ridge is formed. Two p…
In the Pacific Ocean, there are many trenches that "recycle"…
1. Cold temperatures 2. Extreme pressure 3. Almost total dark…
Describe how a trench is formed. Inclu…
At a subduction zone, one plate slides beneath another one cr…
Describe how a mid-ocean ridge is form…
At a divergent boundary, the mid-ocean ridge is formed. Two p…
28 terms
Earth Science: Chapter 8 - Earth's Water
atmosphere
water vapor
ice cap
soil water
the blanket of gases that surrounds Earth.
a gas in Earth's atmosphere
a thick sheet of ice covering a large area of land
water that soaks into the ground
atmosphere
the blanket of gases that surrounds Earth.
water vapor
a gas in Earth's atmosphere
51 terms
Earth and Environmental Science - Water
Precipitation
evaporation
condensation
transpiration
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
The change of a liquid to a gas; the sun heats energy up and…
Gas to Liquid; gas gets colder and changes back to liquid , f…
Evaporation of water from the leaves of a plant gives of puri…
Precipitation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
evaporation
The change of a liquid to a gas; the sun heats energy up and…
51 terms
Earth and Environmental Science - Water
Precipitation
evaporation
condensation
transpiration
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
The change of a liquid to a gas; the sun heats energy up and…
Gas to Liquid; gas gets colder and changes back to liquid , f…
Evaporation of water from the leaves of a plant gives of puri…
Precipitation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
evaporation
The change of a liquid to a gas; the sun heats energy up and…
91 terms
Science: The Earth's Water
#1 hydrogen atoms (2 of them) and #8 o…
hydrogen's atomic number
oxygen's atomic number
what does the atomic number mean
Water structures
1
8
that there are that number of protrons, neutrons and electron…
#1 hydrogen atoms (2 of them) and #8 o…
Water structures
hydrogen's atomic number
1
58 terms
MR Earth Science Running Water and Groundwater
Water Cycle
Infiltration
Water Cycle Balance
Runoff
The continuous movement of water from the ocean to the atmosp…
the process by which water on the ground surface enters the s…
Average annual precipitation=the amount of water that evapora…
Part of the water cycle where an excess of water runs down an…
Water Cycle
The continuous movement of water from the ocean to the atmosp…
Infiltration
the process by which water on the ground surface enters the s…
36 terms
Earth Science Chapter 4: Earth's Water
glacier
oceans
ice sheet
fresh water
a large body of ice that moves slowly over land
large bodies of salt water that cover about 70% of Earth's su…
a huge slab of ice and snow that covers a very large area of…
about 1% of the Earth's surface, and 78% of this is frozen
glacier
a large body of ice that moves slowly over land
oceans
large bodies of salt water that cover about 70% of Earth's su…
18 terms
Science - Earth's Water
Polar molecule
Adhesion
Cohesion
Capillary Action
A molecule that has electrically charged areas.
An attraction between molecules of different substances
Attraction between molecules of the same substance
The combined force of attraction among water molecules and wi…
Polar molecule
A molecule that has electrically charged areas.
Adhesion
An attraction between molecules of different substances
18 terms
Science - Earth's Water
Polar molecule
Adhesion
Cohesion
Capillary Action
A molecule that has electrically charged areas.
An attraction between molecules of different substances
Attraction between molecules of the same substance
The combined force of attraction among water molecules and wi…
Polar molecule
A molecule that has electrically charged areas.
Adhesion
An attraction between molecules of different substances
47 terms
Earth science water test
Water cycle
Evaporation
Transpiration
Condensation
When water moves between land, oceans and the atmosphere
Water goes from a liquid to a gas
Water vapor is released by plant's leaves as part of photosyn…
Water goes from a gas to a liquid
Water cycle
When water moves between land, oceans and the atmosphere
Evaporation
Water goes from a liquid to a gas
8 terms
Earth science : Fresh water
Wetlands
Aquifer
Artesian well
Watershed
A land area covered with water during part or all of the year
Underground layer of rock or sediment that holds water
A well which water rise because of pressure in the aquifer
The land area that supplies water to the river system
Wetlands
A land area covered with water during part or all of the year
Aquifer
Underground layer of rock or sediment that holds water
34 terms
8th Grade.Earth Science.Water Cycle
evaporation
evaporation
evaporation
evaporation
what happens to the steam when it disappears?
When you mop the floor, the floor does not stay wet forever b…
When dishes dry it's because of this.
The heat from the hair dryer causes your hair to dry, because…
evaporation
what happens to the steam when it disappears?
evaporation
When you mop the floor, the floor does not stay wet forever b…
Science: Earth's Water
condensation
evaporation
hydrosphere
specific heat
the process of a gas changing into a liquid
the process of a liquid changing to a gas at the surface of a…
all the water on and below Earth's surface and in the atmosph…
the amount of thermal energy needed to raise the temperature…
condensation
the process of a gas changing into a liquid
evaporation
the process of a liquid changing to a gas at the surface of a…
38 terms
Earth Science Water and Climate
evaporation is greatest when it is
condensation is when
transpiration is when
infiltration occurs when the land is
hot, dry, and windy
water vapor turns into liquid water
water vapor enters the atmosphere through plants
permeable, unsaturated, low slope, not frozen
evaporation is greatest when it is
hot, dry, and windy
condensation is when
water vapor turns into liquid water
19 terms
Water on Earth Science
What percentage of the human body is m…
What is the make-up of ocean water?
What is the most important difference…
What percentage of earths water supply…
60-75% of the human body is made up of water.💦
Ocean water is 3.5% salt by weight which is saltier than anyt…
Ocean water is to salty for humans to drink. Fresh water has…
3% of the water on earth is fresh water.
What percentage of the human body is m…
60-75% of the human body is made up of water.💦
What is the make-up of ocean water?
Ocean water is 3.5% salt by weight which is saltier than anyt…
22 terms
Earth Science Fresh Water
water cycle
precipitation
ground water
tributary
the continual movement of water among Earth's atmosphere, oce…
any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
a stream or smaller river that feeds into a main river
water cycle
the continual movement of water among Earth's atmosphere, oce…
precipitation
any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
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