Episode 133: Where Does The Salt In The Ocean Come From?

When you go to the beach and jump into the water, all you get is a mouthful of salt water! It tastes like the same salt you have on the kitchen table. Why is the ocean salty? Where does that salt come from? In this episode, Akshay gets curious about why the ocean is salty while at the beach and finds out more about this very salty mystery.

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Here is an article! It is called “What is Salinity”. (https://spectacularsci.com/what-is-salinity/)

Here is a fun activity! It is called “Saltwater vs. Freshwater Density Experiment”. (https://spectacularsci.com/saltwater-density-experiment/)

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