MAKING SALT WATER POTABLE

POTABLE- another word for drinkable

DESALINATION- the process of removing salt from ocean water

STEPS TO MAKING SALT WATER POTABLE ON YOUR OWN

1. Pour water into the bottom of the bowl

2. Add a few tablespoons of salt and stir well

3. Place the  bowl outside in direct sunlight

4. PLace a cup in the middle of the bowl

5. Place plastic wrap over the bowl, push down to be above the top of the cup

6. Place a stone on top of the plastic wrap, directing above the cup

7. Put waterproof tape around the edges of the plastic wrap, no gaps

8. Leave your solar still in the sun for a few hours

9. Wait for the water to collect into the cup then taste it, you will find that it has no salt

DESALINATION BY EVAPORATION

1. Sunlight heats up seawater (saltwater)

2. Heated water evaporates, and salt is left behind

3. Water vapor saturated air and condenses

4. Fresh water falls into collection troughs

5. Salt is removed periodically

EXTRA INFORMATION

Salt Water is evaporated, and salt is left behind. then water vapor is condensed or returned to liquid form, as fresh water.

Desalination is expensive and not easy, if it was we wouldn't have water shortages.

this is a picture of making salt water potable on your own

OCEANS ARE IMPORTANT TO LIFE BECAUSE......

Cooking food, source of drinking, and taking shower/bath

SOURCE OF DRINKING

TALKING SALT WATER OUT OF SALT WATER WILL BE HEALTHY OR READY FOR US TO DRINK.

COOKING FOODS

FRESH WATER IS NEEDED TO PREPARE AND COOK FOODS. SOME PEOPLE DON'T USE SALT FOR THEIR FOODS, IF THEY USE SALT WATER IT WOULD EFFECT THEM.

TAKING SHOWERS/BATH

YOU CAN'T CLEAN YOURSELF WITH SALTWATER, FRESH WATER IS NEEDED.

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