Water on Earth

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Water on Earth
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  1. Hydro means _______________
    water
  2. A sphere is a ___________ like the _____________
    ball, earth
  3. The hydrosphere is ____________________________
    all the water on the earth
  4. The atmosphere is ___________________________
    all the gasses on the earth
  5. The geosphere is _________________
    the land rocks, and soil
  6. What are the atoms in the molecule?
    Oxygen, Hydorgen, Hydrogen
  7. Why is water is called H2O?
    It has 2 hydrogen and 1 oxygen atom
  8. What is water that fills spaces between rocks and soil in the ground?
    Ground water
  9. Water forming on the outside of a glass of ice water, your mirror fogging over after you get out of a hot shower, and dew on the grass in the morning, are all examples of what?
    condensation
  10. What is the first step in the water cycle?
    Explain what happens.
    • Evaporation
    • liquid water turns into water vapor
  11. What is the second step in the water cycle?
    Explain what happens.
    • Condensation
    • water vapor turns back to liquid water
  12. What is the third step in the water cycle?
    Explain what happens.
    • Precipatation
    • water falls back to earth as rain, snow, sleet, or hail
  13. What is the fourth step in the water cycle?
    Explain what happens.
    • Accumulation
    • water returns back to an ocean
  14. Water covers about what percent of the earth?
    75%
  15. About what percent earths water is in the oceans?
    97%
  16. Why can't we drink the water in the ocean?
    It is to salty
  17. What is salinaty?
    measure of salt in the water
  18. What kind of water do humans need?
    fresh water
  19. Most of earths fresh water is frozen where?
    glaciers
  20. What percent of earths water can humans drink?
    1%
  21. Where do we get drinking water? (there are 4)
    • rivers
    • stream
    • lakes
    • aquifers
  22. The root word of _______________________ is "vapor" which is another word for gas.
    avaporation
  23. The root word of _____________________ is "condense" which means to make smaller.
    condensation
  24. The root word of _______________________ is "precipitate", which means to move or fall.
    precipatation
  25. The root word of ____________________ is "accumulate", which means gather together.
    accumulation
  26. Name the Earth's 4 oceans
    • Atlantic
    • Pacific
    • Indian
    • Arctic
  27. Name the 2 longest rivers in the US
    • Mississippi
    • Missouri
  28. Name the longest river in the world
    the Nile River
  29. What is the source of energy that makes the water cycle happen?
    the sun
  30. List 5 ways you use water in your everyday life
    • swimming
    • bathing
    • drinking
    • cleaning
    • cooking
    • watering the plants
  31. Other than for drinking water, how might the Missouri River have been used by people living in Missouri int he early 1800's?
    • bathing
    • cleaning
    • cooking
    • traveling
    • finding food
    • watering plants
    • fishing
  32. List 4 types of precipitaion
    • snow
    • rain
    • sleet
    • hail
  33. Name 3 causes and 3 effects of water pollution.
    • 1) Cause: some one put trash in it; Effect: water is no longer fresh
    • 2) Cause: not siposing correctly; Effect: kills people
    • 3) Cause: oil spill; Effect: can't eat sea food
  34. Is the Ocean fresh or salt water?
    salt
  35. Is the Ocean flowing or stationary?
    both
  36. Is the Ocean solid or liquid?
    liquid
  37. Is the ocean surface or groundwater?
    surface
  38. Are the Rivers fresh or salt water?
    fresh
  39. Are the Rivers flowing or stationary?
    flowing
  40. Are the Rivers solid or liquid?
    liquid
  41. Are the Rivers surface or groundwater?
    surface
  42. Are the Lakes fresh or salt water?
    fresh
  43. Are the Lakes flowing or stationary?
    stationary
  44. Are the Lakes solid or liquid?
    liquid
  45. Are the Lakes surface or groundwater?
    surface
  46. Are the Glaciers fresh or salt water?
    fresh
  47. Are the Glaciers flowing or stationary?
    flowing
  48. Are the Glacier solid or liquid?
    solid
  49. Are the Glaciers surface or groundwater?
    surface
  50. Is a pond fresh or salt water?
    fresh
  51. Is a pond flowing or stationary?
    stationary
  52. Is a pond solid or liquid?
    liquid
  53. Is a pond surface or groundwater?
    surface

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