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Ch 27: Water Cycle & Balance

About This Chapter

Use these lessons to review facts about how water is distributed and the cycle that keeps it in constant use. Learn about evaporation, the composition of water and tools for analyzing hydrologic systems.

Water Cycle & Balance - Chapter Summary

Use these videos to refresh your understanding of how water is distributed on Earth. You'll look at how the hydrologic cycle works, water chemistry and how data about water is gathered and analyzed. When you've finished these lessons, you should be prepared to:

  • Explain precipitation, condensation and evaporation
  • Identify the distribution of Earth's water
  • List ways that evaporation and transpiration function in the hydrologic cycle
  • Analyze the composition and attributes of fresh, salt and brackish water
  • Describe the procedures and tools used to collect and analyze hydrologic system data

Our video lessons are developed and led by expert instructors who keep studying fun. The lessons average about five minutes in length, and you can watch on a computer or mobile device, as your schedule allows. Afterward, assess your knowledge by taking a multiple-choice quiz. Each lesson contains video tags so you can easily return to key topics that require further review without having to re-watch the entire lesson.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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