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Water Sample Analysis - Chapter Summary
Work through this chapter to review topics related to water sample analysis, such as water sampling tools and protocols. The chapter's bite-sized and informative lessons also examine chemical contaminants, water distribution on Earth, surface water properties and more. Upon completion of this chapter, you should be able to:
- Recognize the properties of surface water
- Understand how water is distributed around the planet Earth
- Discuss water supply and water quality
- Evaluate several tools and protocols used in water sampling
- Identify chemical contaminants that affect our water supply
This chapter comes with several resources to help you solidify your understanding of key water sample analysis topics; you can submit questions online to our expert science instructors and take our interactive self-assessments that follow each lesson. This mobile-friendly study resource is available at any time of day or night and accessible on any device that has an Internet connection.
1. Surface Water: Definition & Properties
After completing this lesson, you'll be able to define surface water as well as describe some of its properties and understand why those properties are important.
2. The Distribution of Water on Earth
Water covers most of Earth but in a variety of forms. In this video lesson you will learn about how water is distributed on Earth, though you may be surprised to find out just how little of it we can access!
3. Water Quality & Water Supply: Definition & Purpose
Learn the difference between water quality and supply, including the factors that make up good quality of water, and why it's important for humans and other animals alike. Check the quality of your learning by finishing with a quiz.
4. Water Sampling: Tools & Protocols
It is important to have good sampling methods when testing water so that we can determine the actual quality of the water. In this lesson, we will look at some of the tools and protocols for sampling water.
5. Chemical Contaminants in Water
Have you ever wondered what the major causes of the chemical contamination of our precious water supply are? Or, perhaps you've wondered what important chemical contaminants are? This lesson outlines both.
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