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Hydrosphere

Hydrosphere

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Material didáctico para centros bilingües Español - Inglés. Ciencias Naturales, Primero de la ESO.
Material didáctico para centros bilingües Español - Inglés. Ciencias Naturales, Primero de la ESO.

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Published by: Francisco de la Flor on Sep 27, 2011
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The Hydrosphere
Seas and Oceans
When the Earth was formed, volcanoesthrew large amounts of water vapor intothe atmosphere. The Earth cooled andvapor condensed forming seas and oceans.Salt of the oceans and seas comes fromrivers that carry to the sea. When seawaterevaporates, salt is more concentrated.
 
The Hydrosphere
Is the whole of Earth’s water.
This consists of:
 
Salt water,
97% y
 
Fresh water,
3%
Glacier ice
Groundwater and
Surfacewater
Universal solvent.
Used to transport the salts in living.
Absorbs heat and lessens the temperatures differences.
Abnormal dilation: ice floats.
It is adhesive, soak rocks.
 
The Hydrosphere
States of water:solid
Water freezes at 0º C.It is in the polar caps and hight mountains.A part of the atmosphere also has water in solidstate, such as snow or ice.Solid water is the most important reserve of fresh water in the earth.

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