The Role of Water On Earth


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What percentage of the Earth's surface is covered with water?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a way that the human body uses water?

2. What is it called when water allows a plant to stand upright?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Water is very important to all life on Earth. This quiz/worksheet combination will test your knowledge of the role of water on Earth. Assessment items will cover the water cycle, ways the human body uses water and other information discussed in the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Ways the human body uses water
  • The water cycle
  • Major human societal uses of water
  • The percentage of water on Earth's surface
  • How water makes plants stand upright

Skills Practiced

Students will practice the following skills:

  • Reading Comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the The Role of Water on Earth lesson
  • Knowledge Application- access the knowledge you've gained regarding major uses of water by humans
  • Interpreting Information- verify that you can read information regarding the water cycle and interpret it accurately

Additional Learning

To learn more about water's role on Earth, review the accompanying lesson, The Role of Water on Earth. Objectives covered include:

  • Understand the importance of water on Earth
  • Know the components of water
  • Review the water cycle
  • Know the percentage of water in the human body