Would you please pass the salt? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby discuss the amazing mineral we call salt! In the movie, you’ll discover how salt affects our lives and why we need it to survive. Learn about how table salt is one of the most important substances on Earth, how our body uses it to work, and the interesting roles it has played in human history. Plus, find out what salt is made of, what form it takes as a solid and a liquid, and why it is both an electrolyte and conductor. There’s something salty going on around here!

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