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Watershed Challenge Beaver Water District Watershed Challenge. Beaver Water District Grade Eight Instructions: Launch power point as slideshow. 1.Click on the number of points under a category title. 2.The answer to a question will appear. 3.Say the question that corresponds to the answer. 4.Click on the answer and the correct question will appear. If contestant said the correct answer, he/she will receive the appropriate number of points. 5.Click on Question wording to return to the main game board for the next round of play. 6.When all game board items have been answered (or class time is almost over), click on Final Challenge for the final question.
Topographic Maps Water Erosion ChangesWatersheds Beaver Water District Quiz 500 Final Challenge
Blue on a topographic map
What is water?
Green on a topographic map
What are woodlands?
Brown lines on a topographic map
What are contour lines?
The stream direction denoted by V-shaped contour lines.
What is upstream?
Points of equal elevation.
What do contour lines show?
Wind, water, glaciers
What are agents of erosion?
Eroded particles settle out of water.
What is sedimentation?
Improves crop productivity and landscaping but may leach into the ground water supply or be carried during erosion.
What is fertilizer (and/or animal manure?)
Large mass of frozen water that moves slowly over earths surface, eroding it
What is a glacier?
Bare fields, housing projects, construction sites, or cities as initial sites for sediments
What are non point sources?
The major agent for shaping much of earths surface
What is running water?
Determined by the streams slope and discharge
What is a streams speed?
For a stream, may vary from a few centimeters to several kilometers
What is the width of the stream?
Type of load made up of ions from chemical weathering that have dissolved in water
What is dissolved load?
Type of load made up of coarser, denser particles that stay on the bottom of the stream most of the time but occasionally move by jumping
What is bed load?
The name of the watershed that provides water for the Beaver Water District
What is Beaver Lake Watershed?
General term for streams that flow into the White River
What are tributaries?
An area of land that drains water, sediment, and dissolved materials to a common receiving body
What is a watershed?
Counties for whose residents, Beaver Water District is the primary water source
What are Benton and Washington Counties?
The year that Beaver Dam was completed (choices: 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978)
What is 1966?
The primary source of drinking water for cities in Northwest Arkansas.
What is Beaver Lake? (Beaver Water District)
Land that drains water to a common area.
What is a watershed?
Cloudiness in water.
What is turbidity?
The primary pollutant threatening the water quality in the West Fork of the White River.
What is sediment?
The name of the river that fills Beaver Lake.
What is White River?
Write your final challenge wager.
Where the water that drains off your street eventually goes.