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Ground and Surface Water: Effects On Landscapes

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About how much of the Earth is water?

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1. What are two NATURAL effects of groundwater movement on the landscape?

2. Groundwater occurs in _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you assess your knowledge of the effect of ground and surface water on landscape. Things you'll need to know to pass the test include how much of the Earth is water and where groundwater is found.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • How much of the Earth is made up of water
  • Natural effects of groundwater movement on landscape
  • Where groundwater occurs
  • Why the Leaning Tower of Pisa leans

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the effect of groundwater on landscape in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key terms, such as saturated zone and sinkhole
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the effect of surface water on landscape
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how groundwater affects landscape

Additional Learning

To learn more about water cycling, review the corresponding lesson on the Effects of Ground and Surface Water on Landscape. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about ground and surface water on Earth
  • Differentiate between saturated and unsaturated zones
  • Learn about the human influenced effects of groundwater
  • Discuss natural features caused by groundwater
  • Learn about the effects of surface water
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