III: The Hydrosphere
The Hydrological Cycle, ch 9; Assignment 9: Submit assignment using the
corresponding link in the SUbmit Work section
3.4 The Hydrological Cycle, ch 9
Unit (Chapter) Plan:
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Surface-to-Air Water Movement
Air-to-Surface Water Movement
Movement on and beneath Earth’s Surface
How Many Oceans?
Characteristics of Ocean Waters
Movement of Ocean Waters
Swamps and Marshes
Rivers and Streams
Zone of Aeration
Zone of Saturation
Zone of Confined Water
and the Environment:
Mining Groundwater in the Great Plains
to Unit Plan
(things you must do):
Chapter 09 of your textbook
Acquired (what you learned):
By the end
of this chapter you should be able to:
State where the most of Earth's water is stored
2,- Give the
average (approximate percent) .of salinity of sea water.
4.- Give the
world's largest lake, fresh or saline.
the world's longest river.
percentage that land surface waters accounts for the world's total water.
7.- Name the
tides which take place at the time of maximum tidal variation.
8.- Give the
term given to the very top of the saturated zone of ground water
the approximate percent of water on Earth contained by the oceans .
the name given to a wall of sea water rushing up into an embayment.
name given to lakes which contain water only a fraction of the time.
the regions of the world where ocean waters generally have lower than average
the North America's most prominent river system in terms of the area
of its drainage basin
North America's largest lake.
the percent of Earth's total freshwater discharge by the Amazon River