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?

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

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