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Grade 3 Oceanography and Hydrology
Earth's surface is made up of about 70% water.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Oceanography and Hydrology
              fresh water              is found in lakes, rivers, ponds, and streams.
Grade 3 Oceanography and Hydrology
Which word better fits the sentence?

                is the study of oceans.
  1. Oceanography
  2. Oceanographer
Grade 3 Oceanography and Hydrology
When water goes into something it is            absorbed           .
Grade 3 Oceanography and Hydrology
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A                 is a dangerous wave caused by an earthquake on the ocean bottom.
  1. current
  2. tsunami
Grade 3 Oceanography and Hydrology
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A                 is a section of an ocean partly surrounded by land.
  1. sea
  2. zone
Grade 3 Oceanography and Hydrology
A salty body of water that covers a LARGE area of earth is called an         ocean        .
Grade 3 Oceanography and Hydrology
Which is not an ocean?
  1. Indian
  2. Pacific
  3. Superior
  4. Atlantic
Grade 3 Oceanography and Hydrology
A large wave that destroys land and causes flooding is a
  1. tornado
  2. hurricane
  3. tide
  4. tsunami
Grade 3 Oceanography and Hydrology
The largest bodies of water on the Earth are
  1. lakes
  2. rivers
  3. oceans
  4. seas
Grade 3 Oceanography and Hydrology
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The largest                 is the Pacific.
  1. sea
  2. ocean
Grade 3 Oceanography and Hydrology
A         river         is a large stream of water that runs into a lake, ocean, or other body of water.
Grade 3 Oceanography and Hydrology
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The Gulf Stream                 brings warm ocean water northward along the East Coast of the United States.
  1. Tide
  2. Current
Grade 3 Oceanography and Hydrology
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The Earth's five                 cover about seventy percent of the planet.
  1. seas
  2. oceans
Grade 3 Oceanography and Hydrology
        Coast         is land next to the ocean.
Grade 3 Oceanography and Hydrology
A LARGE area of ocean partly surrounded by land.
  1. delta
  2. gulf
  3. river
  4. hill
Grade 3 Oceanography and Hydrology
Bodies of fresh water that flows north to south or east to west are called
  1. ponds
  2. rivers
  3. oceans
  4. lakes
Grade 3 Oceanography and Hydrology
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The salinity of ocean water is                 than the salinity of river water.
  1. lower
  2. higher
Grade 3 Oceanography and Hydrology
A SMALL area of a lake or ocean partly surrounded by land is called a       bay      .
Grade 3 Oceanography and Hydrology
Water that falls from clouds in the form of rain, snow, sleet, or ice is called                .
  1. evaporation
  2. groundwater
  3. precipitation
  4. condensation
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