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Chapter 11.1-11.3

fresh water water with no salt, also no taste, smell, or color.
salt water water with salt and other minerals. Humans and most other animals can't drink it and/or live in it.
water cycle The continuous movement of water throughout the earth
evaporation when water changes from liquid to vapor
condensation when water vapor becomes liquid
precipitation water that falls from clouds
divide a ridge or continuous line of high land from which water flows in different directions
drainage basin an area in which all of the water on one side of a divide flows
turnover rising and sinking of warm and cold water in a lake. Also moves around nutrients
iceberg fresh water in the form of ice floating in the ocean
eutrophication an increase of nutrients in a lake or pond.
groundwater underground water, usually coming from rain
permeable a _______ substance is something liquid can flow through
impermeable a _______ substance is something liquid cannot flow through
water table a top of the region that is saturated, or completely filled with water, is called this
aquifer an underground layer of impermeable rock/sediment that contains water
spring a flow of water from the ground where land is below the water table
artesian well water that flows to the surface naturally from pressure buildup
Created by: dmakepeace