Groundwater Learning Target Review 2014 Name: __________________________________________________ Class Period: _____ I can explain how water is transported underground. I can explain structures (or features) groundwater creates through erosion and deposition. 1. Use the following terms in the same sentence: water table, aquifer, porosity, and artesian spring. 2. Provide the term that best describes an aquifer’s ability to allow water to flow through. _________________________________________ 3. Describe how particle size affects the porosity of an aquifer. 4. Explain the difference between an artesian spring and other springs. 5. Name a feature that is formed by underground erosion: ______________________________ 6. Name two features that are formed by underground deposition: _________________________________________ _________________________________________ 7. What type of weathering process causes underground erosion? __________________________ Groundwater Learning Target Review 2014 8. Explain how urban growth (expanding large cities) might affect the recharge zone of an aquifer. 9. Explain the difference between a spring and a well. Within your explanation, please describe what both terms mean so you can prove you have a solid understanding of each. 10. What is the relationship between the zone of aeration, the zone of saturation, and the water table? Think about this and explain how all 3 relate to one another…if something happens, how does it affect all three?