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5th Grade Ch. 7 Lesson 2 Where is fresh water found?
 

5th Grade Ch. 7 Lesson 2 Where is fresh water found?

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    5th Grade Ch. 7 Lesson 2 Where is fresh water found? 5th Grade Ch. 7 Lesson 2 Where is fresh water found? Presentation Transcript

    • Lesson 2 Where is fresh water found?
    • fresh water
      • drinking water
      • less dissolved salts than salt water
      • starts as rain or snow
    • groundwater
      • rain or melted snow that soaks into ground
      • fills spaces between particles of rock & salt
    • aquifer
      • Layer of rock & soil that groundwater occupies
    • water table
      • Top level of groundwater in aquifer
      • Gets lower when people pump out water faster than it is replaced
    • rivers
      • Eventually flow  ocean
    • watershed
      • area from which water drains into a river
    • lakes
      • Form when water collects in a low spot
    • reservoir
      • artificial lake that forms behind a dam
    • Video Clip-Lakes
      • 7/10 of Earth’s fresh water
      • Much in Greenland & Antarctica
      • covered w/ huge ice sheets
      ice
    • iceberg
      • forms when large pieces of ice breaks off a glacier or ice sheet
    • Make a wordsearch, using the following 10 words and their meanings.
      • Fresh water
      • Groundwater
      • Aquifer
      • Water table
      • Watershed
      • Reservoir
      • Icebergs
      • Hydrosphere
      • Salinity
      • Lakes
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