Salt in Kenya
what is mining?
Discuss the activities in the pictures below in pairs.
Mining is the extraction of minerals from the ground.
What are some of the minerals extracted from the ground?
What type of mineral is this?
It is a white chemical substance also called Sodium chloride
Location of salt in Kenya.
- Areas where they are mined
Lake Magadi in Kajiado
- Which method is used in mining salt
- What are some of the uses of salt?
Making animal feeds
- List two areas where salt can be found in Kenya
- Mention the method used for mining salt.
- List three use of salt.
- Evaporation method
- Manufacture of paper
- Making animal feeds
- Flavoring food