environmentjeopardy by B8Fz3j9S

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             Where is more than 95% of the
                     earth’s water?




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                      oceans




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   What percent of the earth’s water is fresh?




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                      5%




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               Where do we find our fresh
                        water?




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              Rivers, lakes, streams, ponds,
                       groundwater




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           Where does wastewater go when
                it leaves our homes?




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                 A sewage treatment plant




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             What is water that is located in
                  the ground called?




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                      Ground water




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            How does groundwater get into
                    the ground?




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               Infiltration of rain and snow




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            Trace the path of water use in a
                     community...




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             River, treatment plant, homes,
            sewage treatment plant, back to
                          river



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                  What is a septic system?




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                A system that gets ride of
               household sewage through a
                 leach field and then into
                       groundwater



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               Do we recycle water? How?




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              Yes, by sending wastewater
            through treatment plants before
             sending it back into our rivers



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            List the steps through the water
                     cycle in order.




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                Precipitation, infiltration,
                evaporation, condensation




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              Name a man-made structure
              that could affect a local river,
                     lake or stream.



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                 Roads, bridges, buildings




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            When pH testing is done, it tells
             how much _ _ _ _ is in the
                       water.



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                      acid




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             Freshwater fish like water that
                    has little or no




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                      acid




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            Name four types of aquatic life
               that could be present in
                  freshwater in KY.



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            Bass, trout, perch, salamanders,
           frogs, crayfish, mussels, mayfly
                      or whirlygig



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              How does air pollution affect
              our freshwater lakes, streams
                       and rivers?



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            All the pollution attaches to the
            rain as it falls to the ground and
              then it goes into the ground.



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              Name one way chemicals get
                 into our waterways.




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                Fertilizers, waste right into
                 waterways, septic system
                  problems, livestock in
                waterways, overflow from
                 sewage treatment plants


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             How does erosion affect water
                     pollution?




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              Soil and dirt cut off light and
              reduce oxygen to plants and
                   animals in the water



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                      Name a lake in KY.




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                      Answers may vary




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            What day is celebrated on April
                        22nd?




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                      Earth Day




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           What does ARM stand for in the
                  month of June?




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                  American Rivers Month




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            What two products could be
            used to help clean around the
            house instead of ammonia or
                       bleach?



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                Baking soda and vinegar




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                      What is compost?




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            A mixture that consists largely
            of decayed organic matter used
                     for fertilizer



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                      What is erosion?




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           The process of wearing away the
             land by wind, water, or ice




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                 What is hazardous waste?




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              Waste that is harmful when
            swallowed, inhaled or comes in
                contact with bare skin



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                      What is a watershed?




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              A land area where soil runoff
               drains into a body of water




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