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Read About Oceans, Lakes and Rivers

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WHERE CAN WE FIND WATER?

Water on Earth is found in oceans, lakes, rivers, glaciers and underground. 97% of water on Earth is saltwater and only 3% is fresh water. Since there is so little fresh water, we should use it carefully.

To better understand oceans, lakes and rivers…

WHERE CAN WE FIND WATER?. Water on Earth is found in oceans, lakes, rivers, glaciers and underground. 97% of water on Earth is saltwater and only 3% is fresh water. Since there is so little fresh water, we should use it carefully. To better understand oceans, lakes and rivers…

LET’S BREAK IT DOWN!

Oceans cover most of the Earth’s surface.

aerial view of the ocean

Our oceans are made of salt water. Salt water makes up most of the water on our Earth. It is called salt water because it is salty! Many animals live in the ocean like whales, sharks and colorful fish.