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What material do I need for this experiment?
To conduct the experiment about Salinity, you will use:

• Shallow glass or plastic dish or Petri dish (preferably clear to make it easy to see the salt).
• Cover for the dish that allows air circulation.
• Graduated measuring cylinder or jug.
• Balance that can weigh to 0.1 g with the capacity to weigh the dish and water


The activities of the Global Water Experiment are designed to be undertaken with equipment and materials commonly available in a school laboratory. However if preferred, a kit especially designed for carrying out the activities in the Global Water Experiment can be purchased from the Radmaste Centre at the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa: http://www.radmaste.org.za/. Adapted experimental protocols have been developed for these kits to ensure consistency with the Global Water experiment.

The kit is supplied as a school resource with the common equipment and materials to perform the experiments and ten individual sets of equipment for student use (which can also be ordered individually). The price of the kit is about $US165 and does not include postage and packaging. The order form and the up-to-date prices can be found at:
http://www.radmaste.org.za/docs/RADMASTEorderform.pdf
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