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Warm-Up: 3/3/14. Record your answer at http :// /vta7d1. Today’s Warm-Up: (Throwback….) What is the most stable family on the periodic table? What is the name of a horizontal row of the periodic table?. Table of Contents 1. Title Assignment #

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Warm-Up: 3/3/14

Record your answer at

Today’s Warm-Up: (Throwback….)

  • What is the most stable family on the periodic table?
  • What is the name of a horizontal row of the periodic table?
table of contents 1
Table of Contents 1

Title Assignment #

Properties of Water Cloze Notes (Handout) 6

Properties of Water Vocabulary 7

Water Properties Webquest 8

Water Cycle Brainpop 9

Water Cycle Vocabulary 10

Water on Earth Notes 11

River Basin Notes 12

River Basin Vocab 13

River Basin Scavenger Hunt 14

Estuaries Notes 15

so what is an estuary so now you know video 7 08
So What is an Estuary, So Now You Know Video 7:08
  • >Estuary Video
estuaries video questions
Estuaries Video Questions

moving to the oceans estuaries 15

Moving to the Oceans –Estuaries 15

8th Grade Science

Copy items in red and images indicated.




Coastal Ocean


Draw picture

Estuary: is a body of water, partially enclosed by land, where fresh water from a river mixes with salt water from the ocean.

Water in Estuaries is Brackish. Brackish means partly fresh and partly salty.

neuse river estuary
Neuse River Estuary



Neuse River

Very Fresh


NC largest

Estuary is the

Pamilco Sound

Neuse River

filtering system
Filtering System
  • Estuaries clean our rivers by removing…..

Sediment and Pollutant.

This makes me think of…______

  • Sediment – Soil particles and chemicals carried by the river
  • Carrying of soil  Muddy estuaries
    • Soil can smother fish eggs, aquatic insects, and plants with mud.
    • Erosion of land  Chemical deposits
    • Chemicals can kill life

Some estuaries are actually salt marshes.

    • These plants and mud take up some of the sediments and pollutants!
  • Animation of salt marsh
  • Salt Marsh Filtering
  • Pollutants: Pesticides, sewage and industrial waste
  • Estuaries are a type of environmental filter.
  • Plants and animals in estuaries filter pollutants out of the water.
  • Ex: Salt Marsh Plants trap some of the chemicals and pathogens carried by rivers and move them into soils where they can be neutralized.
  • Ex: Oysters filter impurities out of the water as they eat, collecting contaminants in their bodies. One oyster can filter 25 gallons of water per day
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Work Cited
quick review

Quick Review


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what is an estuary
What is an estuary?
  • The land area that drains water into a lake, river, or pond.
  • The area where a river meets the ocean, where fresh and salt water mix.
  • The large body of salt water that covers most of the earth’s surface
  • The underground system that provides drinking water to an area
estuaries have also been called
Estuaries have also been called?
  • Bays
  • Lagoons
  • Sounds
  • Sloughs
  • All of the Above
why are estuaries important to our environment
Why are estuaries important to our environment?
  • They provide homes for many species of wildlife
  • They are important nursery areas for a variety of marine life
  • They help to filter pollutants from the water
  • All of the above
how are estuaries connected to oceanic organisms
How are estuaries connected to oceanic organisms?
  • Estuaries provide a nursery grounds for oceanic organisms
  • Estuaries provide sunlight for oceanic organisms.
  • Estuaries provide primary food for oceanic organisms.
  • Estuaries provide excess dissolved oxygen for oceanic organisms
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