A Pinch of Salt

chrisI'm thinking about salt.

What is it, and where does it come from?

It has different uses - we put salt on roads and paths in winter, and add it to our food as well.

 

What is salt? Why is salt put on roads? Why do we put salt on food?
A photo of salt crystals A car on a snowy road A plate of chips

 

Find out about some answers to these questions here.

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