Unpacking Unit 6 : Part 1

By Malik Bryant

Part 1

1. Water is one of the most common substances on Earth. Water is circulated on Earth by   a process known as the water cycle. The availability of water varies with local geography and allows humans to utilize water as a resource.

2. Water Cycle - the circulation of the earth's water.;  Solvent - The component of a solution that is present in the greatest amount.;  Glaciers - a slowly moving river of ice formed by the accumulation of snow on mountains or near the poles.;  Aquifers - a body of permeable rock that can contain or transmit groundwater.;  River Basin - the portion of land drained by a river and its tributaries.;  Watersheds - an area or ridge of land that separates waters flowing to different rivers, basins, or seas.;  Impermeable - not allowing fluid to pass through.;  Ground Water - water held underground in the soil or in pores and crevices in rock.

3. Videos: Science 360: Sustainability in the Water Cycle ; NASA: Earth's Water Cycle ; Teacher Tube: Brainpop: Water Cycle

4. In my opinion, this unit is relevant to my everyday life, because it involves water & how its a common substance on Earth.

5. Where is the most sources of freshwater?; Why is water an important resource to humans?; How is water one of the most common substances of Earth?; Why is water circulated from the Water Cycle?