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Answer the following questions to the best of your ability.

1. What is a watershed?

2. Why are watersheds important?

3. Name three ways that humans impact watersheds.

4. How are the boundaries of a watershed determined?
A. Political determinations
B. The elevation of the surrounding area
C. The size of the river

5. What is an artifact?

6. How much of the world's drinking water is provided by rivers?
A. 50%
B. 75%
C. 90%

7. What is a topographic map?

8. List two things that you could do to protect or improve the health of a watershed.

9. How does the quality of your watershed impact the health of the ocean?

10. What is non-point source pollution?

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