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9 terms
Water on Earth
Surface Water
Runoff
Watersheds
Delta
Any water that exists on the surface of the earth
Water that travels downhill as a result of gravity
An area that is drained by a river and all its tributaries (s…
Fan shaped landform that may form where a river ends its jour…
Surface Water
Any water that exists on the surface of the earth
Runoff
Water that travels downhill as a result of gravity
18 terms
Water on Earth
drainage basin
watershed
divide
runoff
the land drained by a river system, which includes the main r…
a basin-like landform defined by high points and ridge lines…
an area of higher ground that separates drainage basins
water that flows across land and collects in rivers, streams,…
drainage basin
the land drained by a river system, which includes the main r…
watershed
a basin-like landform defined by high points and ridge lines…
22 terms
Water on Earth Flashcards
Water cycle
Precipitation
Groundwater
Sonar
The continuous movement of water among earth atmosphere, ocea…
Any form of water that falls from the clouds and reaches Eart…
Water that fills the cracks and spaces underground soil and r…
A device that determines the distance of an object underwater…
Water cycle
The continuous movement of water among earth atmosphere, ocea…
Precipitation
Any form of water that falls from the clouds and reaches Eart…
18 terms
Water On Earth
seal level
salinity
aquifer
watershed
The level of the ocean's surface
A measure of salt in water
A layer of rock or soil through which groundwater flows
The area from which water drains into a river
seal level
The level of the ocean's surface
salinity
A measure of salt in water
water on earth
watershed
gradient
load
discharge
the area around a body of water in which the water drains
a rate of inclination; a slope
when water picks up sediment and carries it downriver
where the tides leave sediment behind on the shore
watershed
the area around a body of water in which the water drains
gradient
a rate of inclination; a slope
24 terms
Science-Water On Earth
Precipitation
Sublimation
Aquifer
Sleet
Rain, snow, sleet, and hail are types
The process of ice changing directly from a solid to a gas
The layer of rock and soil that groundwater flows through
When raindrops freeze before they hit the ground
Precipitation
Rain, snow, sleet, and hail are types
Sublimation
The process of ice changing directly from a solid to a gas
12 terms
water on earth
condensation
evaporation
fresh water
glaciers
Change in state from a gas to a liquid
The change of a liquid to a gas
Is water that is not salty and has little or no taste, color…
A large Ice Mass that moves slowly down a mountain or over la…
condensation
Change in state from a gas to a liquid
evaporation
The change of a liquid to a gas
24 terms
Water on earth
Water cycle
Precipitation
Groundwater
Tributary
The continual movement of water among Earths atmosphere, ocea…
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earths s…
Water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
Stream or smaller river that feeds into a main river
Water cycle
The continual movement of water among Earths atmosphere, ocea…
Precipitation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earths s…
24 terms
Water on earth
Water cycle
Precipitation
Groundwater
Tributary
A continuous process by which water moves from earths surface…
Soil or liquid water that falls from the air to earth.
Fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil and rock laye…
The streams and smaller rivers that feed into a main river
Water cycle
A continuous process by which water moves from earths surface…
Precipitation
Soil or liquid water that falls from the air to earth.
17 terms
Water on Earth
Water Cycle
Evaporation
Transpiration
Condensation
Movement of water.
Liquid changing into gas.
When liquid H2O is lost from leaves.
When water vapor cools & changes into H2O droplets that form…
Water Cycle
Movement of water.
Evaporation
Liquid changing into gas.
24 terms
water on earth
habitat
groundwater
water cycle
evaporation
It is were the resered is to suvier
There is more groundwater then eney thing elste
It is where water move
The srefest of the land
habitat
It is were the resered is to suvier
groundwater
There is more groundwater then eney thing elste
9 terms
Water on Earth
Tributaries
watershed
glaciers
hydrograph
small river or stream that flows in to a larger river or stre…
An area of land that drains into a river or lake.
A large mass of slowly moving ice
diagram of the levels or amount of water flow in a river
Tributaries
small river or stream that flows in to a larger river or stre…
watershed
An area of land that drains into a river or lake.
21 terms
Water on Earth Vocabulary
habitat
groundwater
condensation
conductivity
the place where it lives and obtains all the things it needs…
water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
the change of water from its gaseous state (water vapor) into…
the degree to which a specified material conducts electricity
habitat
the place where it lives and obtains all the things it needs…
groundwater
water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
48 terms
Water on Earth Review
Water cycle
Precipitation
Ground water
Sonar
The continual movement of water among Earth's atmosphere, oce…
heavy drops fall back to Earth as Precipitation-rain ,snow, S…
Water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
a system that uses sound waves to calculate the distance to a…
Water cycle
The continual movement of water among Earth's atmosphere, oce…
Precipitation
heavy drops fall back to Earth as Precipitation-rain ,snow, S…
19 terms
Water On Earth
Surface Water
Runoff
Water shed
Divide
Any water that exists on the surface of the earth.
Water that travels downhill as a result of gravity.
An area that is drained by a river and all its tributaries.
The high ground between two drainage basins.
Surface Water
Any water that exists on the surface of the earth.
Runoff
Water that travels downhill as a result of gravity.
15 terms
Water on Earth- Science
Alkalinity
Aquifer
Channel
Delta
Refers to the water's ability to neutralize acid.
A body of rock or sediment that store groundwater and allows…
The path that a stream follows.
A fan shaped mass of material deposited at the mouth of a str…
Alkalinity
Refers to the water's ability to neutralize acid.
Aquifer
A body of rock or sediment that store groundwater and allows…
9 terms
Water On Earth
Watershed
Gradient
Load
Discharge
The boundary dividing one drainage basin from another - a rid…
A rate of inclination; a slope
Any materials carried by a stream.
An outflow of water from a stream, pipe, groundwater aquifer,…
Watershed
The boundary dividing one drainage basin from another - a rid…
Gradient
A rate of inclination; a slope
29 terms
Water on Earth
Habitat
Ground water
water cycle
Evaporation
An environment that provides the things a specific organism n…
Water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
The continual movement of water among Earth's atmosphere, oce…
The process by which molecules at the surface of a liquid abs…
Habitat
An environment that provides the things a specific organism n…
Ground water
Water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
18 terms
Water on Earth/ Water Cycle
What is Saltwater?
How much saltwater is there?
Why can't we use saltwater?
What is Freshwater?
Ocean water, contains salt
97% of all water on Earth
It is unsafe to drink
Water without salt
What is Saltwater?
Ocean water, contains salt
How much saltwater is there?
97% of all water on Earth
50 terms
Water on Earth; science
Erosion
water cycle
condensation
precipitation
The process by which wind, water, ice, or gravity transport s…
The continuous movement of water from the ocean to the atmosp…
Occurs when water vapor cools and changes into water droplets…
Rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls from clouds onto Earth'…
Erosion
The process by which wind, water, ice, or gravity transport s…
water cycle
The continuous movement of water from the ocean to the atmosp…
15 terms
Water on the Earth's Surface
transpiration
evaporation
condensation
crystallization
__________________ is the evaporation of water from plant lea…
____________________ is a fundamental part of the water cycle…
__________________________ is the conversion of a vapor or ga…
Water that comes from a crystal substance after heat is appli…
transpiration
__________________ is the evaporation of water from plant lea…
evaporation
____________________ is a fundamental part of the water cycle…
16 terms
Water on Earth Quiz #1
The water cycle is ultimately powered…
Parts of the water cycle caused by gra…
As heat energy is added to water, it c…
If precipitation decreases, then runof…
sun; solar energy
Runoff and Precipitation
gas, evaporation
decrease.
The water cycle is ultimately powered…
sun; solar energy
Parts of the water cycle caused by gra…
Runoff and Precipitation
18 terms
Water on Earth
Oceans
frozen water
drinking water
precipitation
does not contain fresh water
earth has more liquid water than
lake water, underground water, and rivers are all used for
water enters the ground directly from
Oceans
does not contain fresh water
frozen water
earth has more liquid water than
15 terms
Chapter 7 Water on Earth
What covers 75 percent of the earth?
Which is heavier? ... A gallon of water w…
What does salinity measure?
Name surface water.
oceans
gallon with high salinity
salt in water
rivers, streams and lakes
What covers 75 percent of the earth?
oceans
Which is heavier? ... A gallon of water w…
gallon with high salinity
10 terms
Water On Earth Vocabulary
Watershed
Gradient
Load
Discharge
An ecosystem where all water runoff drains into a single body…
a rate of inclination; a slope
Any materials carried by a stream.
An outflow of water from a stream, pipe, groundwater aquifer,…
Watershed
An ecosystem where all water runoff drains into a single body…
Gradient
a rate of inclination; a slope
18 terms
chapter 7 water on earth
How much of the earth is covered by wa…
During the water cycle when does dew f…
Name two ways water is treated before…
How is warm water carried to the poles?
75 percent
condensation
Water passes through filters to remove small particles. Chlor…
currents
How much of the earth is covered by wa…
75 percent
During the water cycle when does dew f…
condensation
13 terms
Water on Earth Vocabulary
groundwater
aquaduct
irrigation
water table
water that collects in cracks and spaces in rocks and soil un…
a system of channels, pipes, and tunnels that carries water a…
the process of supplying fresh water to farm fields and for g…
the surface of a layer of saturated ground
groundwater
water that collects in cracks and spaces in rocks and soil un…
aquaduct
a system of channels, pipes, and tunnels that carries water a…
12 terms
Water on Earth Vocab
Watershed
Gradient
Load
Discharge
An ecosystem where all water runoff drains into a single body…
a rate of inclination; a slope
Any materials carried by a stream.
An outflow of water from a stream, pipe, groundwater aquifer,…
Watershed
An ecosystem where all water runoff drains into a single body…
Gradient
a rate of inclination; a slope
Percents of water on earth
Salt Water
Fresh Water
Frozen Fresh Water
Ground Water
97%
3%
0.6%
20%
Salt Water
97%
Fresh Water
3%
80 terms
Water and Ice on Earth
Oceans make up (...%) of water on Earth
Land water makes up (...%) of water on…
Of water on land, ground water makes u…
H2O is a (.....) bond
97%
3%
2%
Covalent
Oceans make up (...%) of water on Earth
97%
Land water makes up (...%) of water on…
3%
9 terms
Water on Earth
Water cycle
Precipitation
Atom
Compound
The change of water to one state to another as it travels to…
Water falling to the surface the Earth in the form of rain, h…
The smallest particle of an element that still has the proper…
A pure substance made of two or more elements that are chemic…
Water cycle
The change of water to one state to another as it travels to…
Precipitation
Water falling to the surface the Earth in the form of rain, h…
11 terms
Water on earth
97
3 and 2
Frozen
Sun
About ______% of water on earth is found in oceans and salt l…
Only _____% of the earths water is freshwater, which ___ is i…
Most of Greenland is covered by freshwater that is _________
The water cycle is driven by the energy of the _______
97
About ______% of water on earth is found in oceans and salt l…
3 and 2
Only _____% of the earths water is freshwater, which ___ is i…
12 terms
Water on Earth
70
97
3
1
____% of the Earth's Surface is covered with water
____% of Earth's water is salt
____% of Earth's water is fresh water
Less than ____% of fresh water is accessible to us
70
____% of the Earth's Surface is covered with water
97
____% of Earth's water is salt
28 terms
Water systems on Earth
Riparian
Humidity
Evapotranspiration
Evaporation
Having to do with the banks of a body of water
The amount of water vapor in the air
The evaporation of water from soil plus the transpiration of…
Liquid to gas
Riparian
Having to do with the banks of a body of water
Humidity
The amount of water vapor in the air
14 terms
water on earth
evaporation
precipitation
run off
transpiration
the process in which turns from a liquid into a gas
rain sleet snow and hail and others forms of water the fall f…
precipitation that isn't absorbed and flow across the land
the process in which plants release water through their leave…
evaporation
the process in which turns from a liquid into a gas
precipitation
rain sleet snow and hail and others forms of water the fall f…
12 terms
Water on Earth
Photosynthesis
Habitat
Groundwater
Water cycle
Plants use the sun's energy to convert water and carbon dioxi…
An area that provides an organism with its basic needs for su…
Water found in the spaces between soil particles and cracks i…
The series of natural processes by which water continually mo…
Photosynthesis
Plants use the sun's energy to convert water and carbon dioxi…
Habitat
An area that provides an organism with its basic needs for su…
34 terms
Water systems on earth
Hydrosphere
Lithosphere
Atmosphere
Water cycle
All of the water on earth including that in the atmosphere &…
The solid rocky ground of earths crusts
The air surrounding the planet
The evaporation of water into a gas in the atmosphere and the…
Hydrosphere
All of the water on earth including that in the atmosphere &…
Lithosphere
The solid rocky ground of earths crusts
18 terms
Weather on Earth: Investigation 3: Water Planet
condensation
water vapor
evaporation
cloud
the process by which water vapor is changed into liquid water…
the gas state of water
the process by which liquid water changes into water vapor (g…
tiny droplets of water that condense in the troposphere
condensation
the process by which water vapor is changed into liquid water…
water vapor
the gas state of water
7 terms
Water on Earth
Ocean water
fresh water
rivers
atmospheric
97.2
2.8
0.0001
0.001
Ocean water
97.2
fresh water
2.8
16 terms
Water on earth
Water cycle
Evaporation
Transpiration
Condensation
The cycle of water on earth
When the air around liquid water heats up the surface of liqu…
When water is lost from plants as vapor
When water vapor cools down from a cool object close to it an…
Water cycle
The cycle of water on earth
Evaporation
When the air around liquid water heats up the surface of liqu…
16 terms
Water on Earth
salinity
75% of Earth
aquifer
water table
a measure of how salty water is
oceans cover
the layer of rock and soil that holds the groundwater
the top level of groundwater in an aquifer
salinity
a measure of how salty water is
75% of Earth
oceans cover
57 terms
Water on Earth
How much of the Earth's water is avail…
how much of all Earth's water is in th…
Earth's waters are constantly circulat…
Processes involved in the hydrologic c…
Only 1 %
More than 97%
1. Heat from the Sun... 2. Force of gravity
1. Evaporation... 2. Precipitation... 3. Infiltration ... 4. Runoff
How much of the Earth's water is avail…
Only 1 %
how much of all Earth's water is in th…
More than 97%
12 terms
water on earth
photosynthesis
habitat
groundwater
water cycle
Conversion of light energy from the sun into chemical energy.
Place where an organism lives
water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
The continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surf…
photosynthesis
Conversion of light energy from the sun into chemical energy.
habitat
Place where an organism lives
12 terms
water on earth
Photosynthesis
Habitat
Groundwater
water cycle
Conversion of light energy from the sun into chemical energy.
Place where an organism lives
Water found in the spaces between soil particles and cracks i…
The continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surf…
Photosynthesis
Conversion of light energy from the sun into chemical energy.
Habitat
Place where an organism lives
11 terms
Water on Earth
Photosynthesis
Habitat
Groundwater
Transpiration
Conversion of light energy from the sun into chemical energy.
Place where an organism lives
water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
Evaporation of water from the leaves of a plant
Photosynthesis
Conversion of light energy from the sun into chemical energy.
Habitat
Place where an organism lives
19 terms
Science Water on Earth
habitat
groundwater
water cycle
evaporation
the pace where an organism lives and obtains all the things i…
water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
the continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surf…
the process by which molecules at the surface of a liquid abs…
habitat
the pace where an organism lives and obtains all the things i…
groundwater
water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
12 terms
Water on Earth and Water Cycle Quiz
condensation
photosynthesis
transpiration
atmosphere
Process by which water molecules lose heat energy and collect…
Process by which plants make their own food using energy from…
Process by which plants give off water vapor through their le…
All the air from the bottom of an ant's leg up to where there…
condensation
Process by which water molecules lose heat energy and collect…
photosynthesis
Process by which plants make their own food using energy from…
Water on Earth
Approximately what percentage of the e…
Condensation, Precipitation, and Evapo…
Condensed water droplets in the atmosp…
97%
3%
The three major steps of the water cycle are..
Clouds form when
The total amount of water on earth is
Approximately what percentage of the e…
3%
Condensation, Precipitation, and Evapo…
The three major steps of the water cycle are..
43 terms
Water on earth
Water cycle
Precipitation
Water vapor
Ground water
Is the continuous process by which water moves from earths su…
Rain, snow, sleet, or hail
Gas form of water.
Water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
Water cycle
Is the continuous process by which water moves from earths su…
Precipitation
Rain, snow, sleet, or hail
13 terms
Water on Earth
Runoff
Groundwater
Desalination
aqueduct
water that flows over the ground surface rather than sinking…
water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
A process of removing salt from ocean water to make fresh water
System of channels, pipes, and tunnels that carries water a l…
Runoff
water that flows over the ground surface rather than sinking…
Groundwater
water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
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