Why is the sea salty?

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 by Julia Maine

"Why is the sea salty?" asked one 4th grader in New Hampshire. Zach Whitener, from GMRI's research team, answers her question on Vermont Public Radio's But Why? A Podcast for Curious Kids. He also explains how mussels get their shells. Check it out if you're curious too!


Great Salt Lake and Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah. Why are the Great Salt Lake and the salty ocean similar? Listen to Zach to find out!

photo credit: flickr user David Herrera

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