6.28: Soil and Water Resources Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 % Progress MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress % % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English Spanish TermDefinition algal bloom Excessive growth of algae in bodies of water; due to high levels of nutrients, usually from fertilizer in runoff. dead zone Area in the ocean or other body of water where low oxygen levels have killed all aquatic organisms; usually from excessive growth of algae . runoff Precipitation that falls on land and flows over the surface of the ground. water cycle Interconnected pathways through which water is recycled through the biotic and abiotic components of the biosphere. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description Covers soil and water resources and the threats to these resources. Learning Objectives None Related Materials Water Resources - Advanced Difficulty Level: At Grade Authors: Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Jean Brainard, Ph.D. Tags: dead zone runoff SCI.BIO.528.2.L.1 (2 more) Soil water cycle Subjects: science Biology Concept Nodes: SCI.BIO.528.2 (Soil and Water Resources) Grades: 9 , 10 Date Created: Feb 24, 2012 Last Modified: Aug 28, 2016 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.