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Earth Water

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What percentage of the oceans water is ACTUALLY water? 96.5%
If 96.5% of the ocean is water what percent is salt? 3.5%
What is density? The degree of compactness in a substance. (Like a bunch of air molecules in the troposphere)
What is the #1 salt in the ocean? Sodium Chloride or Table Salt.
What is salinity? The amount of salt in the ocean.
What gases are in the ocean? Oxygen + Carbon Dioxide.
What is a submersible? A high pressure proof submarine
What is a sea mount? Its like an underwater volcanic island.
Define Trench. The deepest areas of the ocean. Coldest and the MOST pressure, VERY strange creatures live there.
What is a large flat area of the deep ocean basin? Abyssal plain.
What (small) percent of water is available for humans to use? < 1%
What is permeable? A material where things can pass through.
Name two ways a well can run dry. A well can run dry by the water table going down or the bottom not being in the water table.
What is the water table? The water table is the space in the ground where its fill with water.
The water cycle is the _________ process by which ______ moves through the ______ and the non-______parts of the _______. Continuous, water, living, living, environment.
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