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Get the Salt Out!
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From EPA’s Water Source Books (pp. 2-39 - 2-44)
Students will do the following:
- Demonstrate that salt water can be changed to fresh water by evaporation.
- Make use of a hydrometer to measure the density (saltiness) of water.
- Research places in the world where desalinated water is the main source of drinking water.
Saline Water: Just because most of Earth's water is salty does not mean that people cannot use it.
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