What happens when you drill too many wells in the same area?
Nothing. People have more access to water.
There is less water above ground (this is where the water comes from) and the wells go dry
There is less water below ground (this is where the water comes from) and the wells go dry
The wells fight each other and the winner stays
What would happen to the Earth if we ran out of water?
All humans would die
All plants would die
We'd be thirsty (then die)
All of the above
Where does drinking water come from?
What is the layer of rock that water cannot pass through called?
Layer o' rock
Wetlands are formed by ocean water being pressured through the ground and seeping into fields
25 000 years ago Death Valley was filled with water
What types of rocks make an aquifer?
What conditions produce a hot spring?
Geothermally heated ground water
Artificial heating from failed government experiments
Magma settled under a small body of water where the heat from the magma can evaporate
Name a wetland
Laguna de Rocha
Laguna del Spiero
The National Wetlands of North Korea
How do wetlands benefit humans?
Trick question: they don't
When water passes through them, sediment in the water settles on the floor, thus improving our water quality
The main source of our drinking water comes from wetlands, and therefore we need them to drink from and survive
They're actually harmful to us; the wetland water can pollute our water system with harmful bacteria such a E. Coli and Salmonella
Our water is mainly sourced from filtering ocean water
This is a good quiz that deserves an A+ (100%, 100/100, etc.)