Laminar & Turbulent Streamflows


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What is the appropriate definition of streamflow?

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1. What factor does NOT influence streamflow?

2. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a stream with laminar streamflow?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will explore your understanding of the key definitions related to the topic. The questions will provide you with a term and you will need to select the correct definition. Other questions will ask you to choose the characteristics or causes of a particular natural phenomena.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Prepare to be tested on the following terms:

  • Streamflow and its influences
  • Laminar streamflow
  • Turbulent streamflow

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice these skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding to identify the type of stream on which white water rafting would take place
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding turbulent streamflows and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as laminar streamflows and turbulent streamflows
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding streamflows and a factor that doesn't influence them

Additional Learning

After you finish the quiz, head over to the related lesson, Laminar & Turbulent Streamflows. The lesson covers the following topics:

  • Exploring how streams can vary
  • Defining streamflow
  • Using velocity and direction to classify streamflows
  • Explaining the importance of laminar and turbulent types of streamflows