What is Groundwater? - Definition & Explanation Video


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How much of the fresh water supply on Earth is underground?

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1. How deep must a well be for it to produce water?

2. The ability of water to move through a material is call its _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are several factors that affect groundwater, and this quiz/worksheet combo will assess your knowledge of them and other related topics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you will be tested on:

  • What percent of the Earth's fresh water is underground
  • The ability of water to move through a material
  • The definition of aquifer
  • How deep must a well be to draw water
  • The porosity of various materials

Skills Practiced

*Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding groundwater and interpret it correctly

*Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as porosity and permeability

*Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about aquifers

Additional Learning

Delve deeper into this topic by reviewing the lesson called What Is Groundwater? - Definition & Explanation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defines groundwater
  • Explains porosity and permeability
  • Describes aquifers
  • Details groundwater contaminants