For the Week ending 07/23/2004
Directions: Choose the word that matches with the definition and appropriately fits into the blank space in the sentence.
water that is on the Earth's surface, such as in a stream, river, lake, or reservoir
The Great Lakes and their connecting channels form the largest _______ system on Earth.
a measure of the concentration of salt dissolved in water
Of the major oceans, the North Atlantic is the saltiest; its _______ averages about 37.9 lbs of salt per 1,000 lbs of seawater.
the evaporation of water into the atmosphere from the leaves and stems of plants
_______ accounts for approximately 10% of all evaporating water.
rain producing clouds
The ______ clouds caused the meteorologist to call for rain.
electricity produced by water power
The manufacturing plant is powered by _______.