Virtual Camp 2018 Science Lesson 5: Desalination Project Earth Science

Virtual Camp: Summer of Science​Lesson ​5: ​Fresh Saltwater

Lesson 5: ​Fresh Saltwater

Date: ​Aug. 10, 2018

Welcome to Lesson ​5 of the Virtual Camp from Metro Parent and Michigan Science Center!

It’s a basic necessity of life. But natural drinking water is tricky to find, largely because most of the water on Earth’s surface is saltwater! In this experiment, discover how to “desalinate” saltwater – and create your own fresh water. Kick off the watery fun by watching the video. After that, scroll down a bit to get your free guide with directions, trivia and resources. To top it off, take the quiz to score great prizes. Remember to snap pix of all the fun you’re having and post to Instagram with the hashtag #MPcamp​ for a chance at winning a $25 Amazon gift card, too!

1. Watch the experiment.

2. Download your free guide.Discover how you can turn saltwater into fresh water, and then learn more about natural water and earth science.

3. Take the quizTest your science smarts. Take one quiz to win a free general-admission pass to the Michigan Science Center (good Aug. 19-Dec. 31, 2018). And one lucky kid will win $1,000 for college!

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