WhachunoaboutCA? • Each person needs a piece of paper. On one side: Draw California: Identify and Label • Mountains: Sierra Nevada, Coast Range, Klamath Mountains, San Gabriel • The Central Valley • Fresno (F), Sacramento (S), San Francisco (SF), Los Angeles (LA), San Diego (SD) • Rivers: Sacramento, San Joaquin, Los Angeles • Rain: Shade the area with highest rainfall in blue. • Mojave Desert
Klamath Mts Coast Range Sierra Nevada Mojave Desert Coast Range San Gabriel
WhachunoaboutH2O? • Divide the other side into four sections. • Upper Left: 2 pie graphs. • 1. salty water vs fresh water earth. • 2. Fresh water: rivers, lakes, groundwater, glaciers, atmosphere • Upper Right: Diagram a ponding basin. Diagram its purpose. • Lower Left: Draw the hydrologic cycle – label as many processes as you can. • Lower Right: What are two water issues in Fresno County?
Ponding Basin = Aquifer Recharge (Filling up the Groundwater) Impermeable Layer – (Rock, Clay)
Lack of Rain leading to drought • Enough Water for Farmers • Running out of drinking water • Lack of water in the San Joaquin River • Loss of Salmon in the San Joaquin River