Ch 9: Glencoe Earth Science Chapter 10: Groundwater

About This Chapter

The Groundwater chapter of this Glencoe Earth Science Online Textbook Help course helps students learn the essential earth science topics of groundwater. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Groundwater textbook chapter.

How it works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Glencoe Earth Science Groundwater chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons within this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the groundwater topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Formation and types of springs
  • Groundwater supply and storage
  • Environmental problems of groundwater
  • Factors that influence the movement of groundwater
  • Formation of caverns and sinkholes
  • Geological roles of groundwater systems
  • Groundwater deposition and weathering

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6 Lessons in Chapter 9: Glencoe Earth Science Chapter 10: Groundwater
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Groundwater System: Definition & Geological Role

1. Groundwater System: Definition & Geological Role

Surprisingly, most of Earth's liquid freshwater is not where you might think! In this video lesson, you will learn about groundwater, as well as the important roles it plays in sustaining life and shaping Earth.

Factors that Influence Groundwater Movement

2. Factors that Influence Groundwater Movement

The movement of groundwater underneath us is influenced by several factors. In this video lesson, you will learn what these factors are and how they affect how and where groundwater moves.

Springs: Definition, Formation & Types

3. Springs: Definition, Formation & Types

In this video lesson, you will learn about springs and how they form. You will also understand how springs are classified based on how they flow as well as how strongly they flow.

Caverns & Sinkholes: Definition, Formation & Effects

4. Caverns & Sinkholes: Definition, Formation & Effects

Groundwater can have dramatic effects on Earth's landscape, both above and below ground. In this video lesson you will learn about caverns and sinkholes, both of which are directly related to groundwater movement.

Environmental Problems Associated With Groundwater

5. Environmental Problems Associated With Groundwater

Groundwater is an important natural resource, but like many of our other resources, it's affected by the surrounding environment and human activities. In this video lesson, you'll learn about some of the environmental problems associated with groundwater and why groundwater is especially vulnerable to them.

Wells: Definition & Types

6. Wells: Definition & Types

Wells are used all over the world and are an important source of water for many people. In this video lesson you will identify different types of wells, as well understand their underground source of water.

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