Section 2 Assessment

Hi all!  Here are the questions for the section 2 assessment.  Any questions, please let me know.  Thanks!

Section 2 Assessment

 1. List the following definitions (SLO 2.1-2.4)

  • Erosion
  • Deposition
  • Watershed
  • Continental divide
  • Drumlin
  • Kettle lake

2. When you visit the open ocean, or a large body of water, you will notice that animals or objects that are resting on the surface of the water appear to be moving across the surface of the water.  In your own words, explain how this object is moving across the water.  Please explain your answer clearly. (SLO 2.1)

3. From the list of water actions below, select ANY TWO of these actions and compare (using a chart or table) how the movement of water shapes the land and land formations. (SLO 2.1, 2.4)

  • Tides
  • Waves
  • Tsunamis
  • Glaciers

 4. Using a diagram or a description, explain how the continental divide and water drainage systems of watersheds are connected. (Hint: This of land elevation… which way does the water flow and why?).  (SLO 2.2, 2.3)

5. In your own words, briefly explain how CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE EFFECTS OF GLACIAL MELTING can have an effect on water quality and/or the distribution of water on earth (SLO 1.2, 2.4).


SECTION 2 ASSESSMENT IS DUE ON MONDAY!  You have two classes (today and tomorrow) to work on it, so there is plenty of time to get it done.


Posted on October 16, 2012, in assignment, water systems. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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