Brackish Water: Definition, Salinity & Density


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Brackish water is a mixture of which of the following waters?

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1. Judy has taken water samples from various places and has tested the salinity levels of each. Which of her samples is that of brackish water?

2. Paul wants to create a brackish water environment for his new fish tank. He wants to get a Green Spotted Puffer as a pet. Right now, he is filling his tank with water and then he's going to add salt. At which specific gravity should he stop adding more salt?

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The quiz and worksheet aid in testing your familiarity with brackish water. What this water contains and trees that can tolerate brackish water are topics you need to know when you reach the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to see how much knowledge you have about:

  • Plants that can tolerate brackish water
  • The types of water contained in brackish water
  • Trees that can tolerate this type of water
  • Specific gravity that the green spotted puffer requires

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  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on brackish water
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the salinity of brackish water
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about plants and trees that can tolerate brackish water

Additional Learning

If you would like to review more, access the lesson called Brackish Water: Definition, Salinity & Density. Some objectives you'll get to complete include:

  • Review attributes of brackish water
  • Define salinity
  • Determine how specific gravity is calculated