Lesson Worksheet: Water on Earth Science • 2nd Grade

In this worksheet, we will practice locating, describing, and classifying water on Earth.

Q1:

Water is found on Earth in lakes, rivers, oceans, and streams.

Which of those contains most of Earth’s water?

  • ALakes
  • BStreams
  • CRivers
  • DOceans

Q2:

What is a glacier?

  • AA huge sheet of frozen ice
  • BA floating piece of ice that has broken off an ice cap
  • CA slow-moving mass of ice

Q3:

About how much of Earth’s surface is covered in ice?

  • AMore than half
  • BLess than half
  • CAbout a half

Q4:

Where is most of the fresh water (naturally occurring water, not oceans) found on Earth?

  • AIn ice caps and glaciers
  • BIn lakes and rivers

Q5:

Which of the following contains most of Earth's water?

  • AOceans
  • BRivers
  • CLakes
  • DClouds

Q6:

About how much of Earth’s surface is covered by water?

Earth's surface - 72 ppi
  • AThree-quarters
  • BA quarter
  • CA half

Q7:

The image shows a photo of planet Earth taken from a satellite in outer space. The green and brown areas show the land. The blue areas are Earth’s oceans. What does the white area show?

The Earth-72 ppi
  • AParts of Earth that are covered by clouds
  • BParts of Earth that are covered in ice or snow

Q8:

Water can be found on Earth as a solid, a liquid, or a gas.

Snowflakes

Is a snowflake a solid, a liquid, or a gas?

  • AA solid
  • BA gas
  • CA liquid

Q9:

The polar bear and penguins are standing on icebergs. What is an iceberg?

  • AA large piece of floating ice that has broken away from a glacier or sheet of ice and been carried out to sea
  • BA large rock that is covered in snow

Q10:

Which of the labels shows a continent covered in solid water?

  • APacific Ocean
  • BLake Superior
  • CAntarctica
  • DEurope

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