Desalination: Definition & Process

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Water can be desalinated through a number of processes. These processes are categorized into two broad categories. What are these two categories?

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1. What is desalination?

2. What does electrodialysis involve?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer quiz questions on what desalination is via these interactive study tools. Quiz topics include the two categories of water desalination and what desalination means.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These study resources will cover the following key points:

  • What electrodialysis is
  • When desalination would be most appropriate
  • What happens in the process of ion exchange

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as electrodialysis and desalination
  • Making connections - use understanding of desalination and how it's connected to ion exchange
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding two broad categories of water desalination

Additional Learning

For more, review the accompanying lesson named Desalination: Definition & Process. These concepts will be studied:

  • Example of when desalination is useful
  • What happens when water is boiled with regard to salination
  • The process of solar stills
  • What occurs during reverse osmosis
  • Electrodes and how they're used during electrodialysis
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