Groundwater & The Water Cycle:
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Write out the questions below and answer in full and complete sentences into
your notebook. View all of the websites provided before you develop your answer.
Please, restate the question in your answer.

1) What is ground water and where does it come from?
http://dnr.wi.gov/org/caer/ce/eek/earth/groundwater/gwater.htm
http://earthguide.ucsd.edu/earthguide/diagrams/groundwater/index.html
http://www.epa.gov/ogwdw/kids/flash/flash_watercycle.html
http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/content/visualizations/es1405/es1405page01.cfm



2) How does water enter the ground?
http://www.groundwater.org/get-informed/basics/groundwater.html
https://eo.ucar.edu/kids/wwe/ground2.htm
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/elearning/module01swf.swf
http://www.epa.gov/ogwdw/kids/flash/flash_watercycle.html
http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/pd/oceans_weather_climate/media/watercycle.swf



3) What is infiltration and how does it work within the water cycle?
http://water.usgs.gov/edu/watercycleinfiltration.html
http://www.groundwater.org/get-informed/basics/groundwater.html



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4) Why is ground water important to humans?
http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/watercyclefreshstorage.html
https://www3.epa.gov/safewater/kids/flash/flash_wordscramble.html


5) How can we conserve water? What does conservation mean?
http://www.groundwater.org/action/home/conserve.html
http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/edu/learning/7_water_cycle/activities/groundwater.html


6) How does ground water get contaminated (polluted)?
http://www.groundwater.org/get-informed/groundwater/contamination.html



7) What do we need to do to clean water so that humans can safely
use it?
http://www.h2ouniversity.org/html/6-12_sci_water_treatment.html
https://www3.epa.gov/safewater/kids/flash/flash_filtration.html


8) How does an aquifer work?
http://www.epa.gov/safewater/kids/flash/flash_aquifer.html


9) Where is the watershed in Monroe County? How does it work?
http://cfpub.epa.gov/surf/county.cfm?fips_code=26115
http://riverraisin.org/About.aspx
http://www.mcconservation.org/?contentID=43
http://www.h2ouniversity.org/html/library_hydrologic_cycle.html#




10) What are the ways in which ground water eventually makes it
back into the ocean?
http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/watercycleoceans.html
http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Water/overview.html
http://water.usgs.gov/edu/earthwherewater.html




11) How does the Ocean affect climate on Earth? Why is the ocean so
important to life on Earth?
http://science.nasa.gov/earth-science/oceanography/ocean-earth-system/ocean-water-cycle/
http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Water/overview.html
http://oceanmotion.org/html/background/climate.htm
http://climate.nasa.gov/kids/bigQuestions/oceanHappening/
http://www.livescience.com/19662-animation-reveals-ocean-currents.html



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Resources:
http://gallery.ensight.com/Categories/Marine-engineering/i-5dkcPbb

http://study.com/academy/lesson/ocean-circulation-patterns-effect-on-climate.html

http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jmresources/water/ground.htm