River 1 Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

The original point from which the river flows.
The point where the two rivers joins
The end of the river
The small channel which joins the main river
The main river divides into small channels
A slow moving body of water in a channel
An imaginary line separating adjacent basins of river
The water stored by vegetation
The water released from clouds in the form of rain/snow/hail or sleet is called as
The loss of water from plants
The combined effect of evaporation and transpiration
water moving over the surface, surface ....................
The upper layer of permanently saturated zone of water under the ground.
The downward entry of water into the soil
The deeper flow of water through the soils pores/fractures

River and Flooding Key Terms Crossword

River and Flooding Key Terms Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Examples include rain, sleet and snow.
When a river breaks its banks
When two rivers meet
When rainwater flows over the surface to the river quickly
When a rock does not allow water to soak through
A name for a smaller river
The area of high land forming the edge of a river basin
Where a river starts
A area that should naturally flood
When leaves act as a barrier, slowing down the transfer of rainwater to the surface
A term that describes when rainwater soaks into the soil
A term that describes when rainwater soaks into the bedrock
What river flows through Bath?
When water flows through the soil to reach the river
When water flows through the rock to reach the river
When a river reaches the sea
A place where flooding occured in 2014

UNIT 4 VOCABULARY Crossword

UNIT 4 VOCABULARY Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Water stored below Earth’s surface
are currents that affect the upper most portions of the surface
A process where the gas is turned into a liquid.
amount of space in between soil particles
water seeps down into the ground through the soil
the process where a liquid is converted into a gas
water evaporating from a plant
body of saturated rock through which water can easily move
matter that settles to the bottom of a liquid
ridge of land that separates waters flowing to different rivers, basins, or seas.
a hole drilled into the zone of saturation
EX: rain, snow, or hail.
runs along the surface of the earth
a barrier that impounds water or underground streams
gradual caving in or sinking of an area of land.
process of settling or being deposited as a sediment:
a scale for showing the quality of an environment by indicating the types of organisms present in it
a land area that is saturated with water
a partly enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it

Watershed Crossword

Watershed Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

The type of pollutiont that you know exactly where it is coming from
The type of pollution that you do not know exactly where it is coming from
The land that drains into a particular body of water
Water that collects in the cracks and pores underground
Material that lets water flow through it
Material that does not let water flow through it
pieces that bbreak off of rock
Water that runs off the surface of a watershed and collects in lakes, rivers and ponds
Rain, sleet, hail or snow
A layer of permeable rock that allows water to flow through it; people drill wells to it to get fresh water
The flow of water from the surface into the ground

Water Cycle and Terms Word Search

Water Cycle and Terms Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

Nonpoint Source Pollution
Point Source Pollution
Storm Water Drains
Surface Water
Transpiration
Precipitation
Ground Water
Infiltration
Condensation
Contaminant
Water Table
Impermeable
Evaporation
Reservoirs
Watershed
Permeable
Porosity
Aquifer

River Landscapes and Processes Crossword

River Landscapes and Processes Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Bends usually in the middle course of a river.
Where a river starts, usually a lake or spring
Water wears away rocks and soil on the river banks and bed.
Flat land next to a river which is sometimes flooded.
FIne sediments which are deposited by a river.
A type of erosion where rocks in a river hit each other, slowly becoming smaller.
The point where two rivers meet.
the mouth of a river which broadens into the sea and is affected by tides.
A steep, narrow valley with rocky sides.
A hollow under a waterfall created by erosion and filled with water.
The boundary separating two drainage basins.
The speed at which a river flows.
A stream or small river that joins a larger one.
The process where some minerals dissolve in a river.
The gentle slope on the inside of a meander bend.

Water Resources: Environmental Science Crossword

Water Resources: Environmental Science Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Water found on Earth's land surface.
Continuous movement of water between Earth and its atmosphere
A flowing network of water formed by rivers and streams
Area of land that is drained by a river
Water found beneath the earth's surface
Underground formation that contains groundwater
ability of rock or soil to allow water to flow through it
Area of Earth's surface from which water percolates down into an aquifer
A hole that is dug or drilled to reach groundwater
percentage of the total volume of a rock that has spaces (pores)
The level undergound where rocks and soil are saturated with water

Water Crossword

Water Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

An underground layer of rock or soil that holds water
An underground water source in which water rises because of the pressure of the weight of the rocks and soil above the aquifer
Place where an organism lives and receives all things it needs to survive
A region of land drained by a river and its tributaries
Having pores or openings that allow water or other liquids to flow through them
When water seeps into rocks and between particles of soil
Water found on the surface of the Earth
Does not allow water to flow through
A large mass of ice moving over land
Water located below Earth's surface
A land area that is covered with a shallow layer of water during some or all of the year
Found in oceans, cannot be drank by humans until after the salt is removed
A lake that stores water for human use
Water we use on earth for cooking, drinking, etc. no salt

Freshwater Vocabulary Crossword

Freshwater Vocabulary Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

A stream that flows into a lake or into a larger stream
The bed or channel in which a river flows;bottom of the river
A large natural or artificial lake used as a source of water supply; a place where water collects
When water flows out from the ground due to the water table reaching Earth's surface
The percentage of the total volume of a rock or sediment that consists of open spaces
The process where plants roots absorb water and then give off water vapor through pores in their leaves
A human-made hole that is deeper than the level of the water table
Water that collects on the surface of the ground
The ability of a rock or sediment to let fluids pass through its open spaces, or pores
The path that a stream follows
The measure of the change in elevation over a certain distance
The area of land that is drained by a river system
A body of rock or sediment that stores groundwater and allows the flow of groundwater
A rock that stops the flow of water
The sequence of evaporation,condensation,and precipitation...(water cycle)
The amount of water that a stream or river carries in a given amount of time
The materials carried by a stream
The boundary where the zone of aeration and the zone of saturation meet
The process when water goes downward in soil
The liquid that drains or 'leaches' from a landfill
An area along a river that forms from sediments deposited when the river overflows its banks
The ground surface where water enters an aquifer
The amount of a substance that will dissolve in a given amount of another substance
The water located within the rocks below the Earth’s surface
The downward movement of water through pores and other spaces due to gravity

freshwater vocabulary Crossword

freshwater vocabulary Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

the area of land that is drained by a river system
the path that a stream follows
any form of water that falls to Earth's surface from the clouds; includes rain, snow, sleet, and hail
the materials carried by a stream
the raising of aquatic plants and animals for human use or consumption
the change of state from a liquid to a gas
the ability of a rock or sediment to let fluids pass through its open spaces, or pores
the volume of water that flows within a given time
a stream that flows into a lake or into a larger stream
the percentage of the total volume of a rock or sediment that consists of open spaces
the water that is beneath the Earth's surface
a well whose water comes from an artesian aquifer
the branch of science concerned with the properties of the earth's water, especially its movement in relation to land.
an area of low-lying ground adjacent to a river, formed mainly of river sediments and subject to flooding
a place where water or oil wells up from an underground source, or the basin or flow formed in such a way.
a large natural or artificial lake used as a source of water supply.
an area of land that does not let water pass through easily
the bed or channel in which a river flows.
water that collects on the surface of the ground.
the property of a solid, liquid, or gaseous chemical substance

Chapter 11: Water Crossword

Chapter 11: Water Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

fresh water on Earth's land surface
streams and rivers moving across the land form a
area of land that is drained by a river
water found beneath Earth's surface
an underground formation that contains groundwater
percentage of the total volume of a rock that was pores
the ability of rock or soil to allow water to flow through it
area of Earth's surface from which water percolates down into an aquifer
meaning "safe to drink"
organisms that cause illness or disease
built across rivers to control the river's flow
artificial lake
process of removing salt from water
polluting of water
pollution discharged from a single point
runoff pollution
water that contains waste
when power plants use water in their cooling systems then discharge warm water into a lake or river
chemical buildup in water