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What Happens When Sea Ice Melts?

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How does ice floating on the ocean act as it melts?

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How does ice floating on the ocean act as it melts?
Main photo: Salt water on left and fresh on right

Materials per pair of students:
2-2 oz. blue ice cubes
(In a small plastic cup, freeze 2 ozs of water mixed with 6 drops of blue food coloring)
2-16 ounce clear cups
(Fill one with tap water and one with tap water saturated with salt)

Directions:
1. Draw two glasses on a piece of paper.
2. Label one

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