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23 resources with the concept separating mixtures

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Adventures in Chemistry: Experiments

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th Standards
Twenty-one Inquiry-based lessons provide young scientists with an opportunity to experiment with a variety of chemical reactions. Classroom investigators make observations, develop basic lab skills, and follow step-by-step instructions...
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Mixtures and Solutions

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Engineers must consider the properties of matter when designing new things like synthetic materials, medicines, cleaning solutions, devices, and structures. To prepare for this new world, brave young engineers examine the fundamentals of...
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Environmental Engineering and Water Chemistry

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Introduce young scientists to the fundamentals of environmental engineering with a nine-resource collection that looks at air, land, and water quality concerns. The unit begins with a PowerPoint presentation that provides background...
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How Can We Find Out What Is in Water?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Using paper chromatography, water watchers discover that several substances might be dissolved even though they aren't visible. In this case, you will prepare a mixture of three different food colorings for them to experiment with. A...
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Chromatography - Color Clues

For Students K - 5th Standards
Here's an activity that will change how one sees color. Pupils try out an experiment on chromatography where they place a drop of food coloring on a coffee filter, add several drops of water, and watch the colors spread and separate....
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Liquid Chromatography

For Students 9th - 12th
A hands-on experiment applies chromatography to separate both the colors and components of grape-flavored Kool-Aid. Performing two separate activities, learners first use chromatography to divide the colors. The second activity results...
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Mass Separation: Crash Course Engineering #17

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Don't get separated from a great resource. Scholars view an informative video to learn about mass separation of chemicals in the 17th episode of the Crash Course Engineering series. The video looks at three different methods:...
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Messin' with Mixtures

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Do you separate your trail mix before eating it? Then you've been separating mixtures your whole life! Scholars model a contaminated soil sample using trail mix and estimate the percentage of each component. They consider how to clean up...
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Oil and Water

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If you don't get along with someone, it's said that the two of you are like oil and water. Why is this? Explore the phenomenon and explain the phrase in one resource! Science superstars first observe samples of oil and water together....
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Element, Mixture or Compound

For Students 9th - 12th
Don't get mixed up about the differences between elements, mixtures, and compounds! Part one of a six-part series discussing these important classifications of substances illustrates simple tests one can perform to determine a material's...
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The Separation Lab: Candy Colors

For Students 9th - 12th
There's no better motivator than candy! An engaging activity has pupils explore methods for separating mixtures. A two-part lab first explores methods of separation based on size and magnetism. The second activity introduces learners to...
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Separating Mixtures

For Students 9th - 12th
Putting things together in the lab is easy; sometimes, separating them is the hard part. A variety of chemical separation methods come to life in the final installment of a 10-part series. Perfect for young chemists, the video describes...
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Chromatography Lab

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Groups use alcohol and chromatography paper to separate the color components of black ink. The purpose of the activity is to allow the class to become aware that mixtures exist in hidden places. 
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The Great Picnic Mix Up

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
What do iced tea and fruit salad have in common, besides the fact that they're both delicious? Learn about the different types of mixtures with an entertaining physical science video. Examples from a picnic table reinforces what young...
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Spin Art

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Separate water soluble ink into its color components and find that black is actually made of an array of colored pigments! This is a clever spin on the classic chromatography experiment. Use the book, Purple, Green, and Yellow, by Robert...
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Separating Mixtures: How We Concentrate Natural Materials

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Have your class look at a granite specimen and describe what they see. They should note three distinct components. Discuss mixtures with them and how they might be separated, then send them to the lab to figure out how to take apart five...
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#13 Chromatography is a Gas: An Inquiry-Based Introduction to Gas Chromatography

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Advanced chemistry scholars read about gas chromatography as a means of separating mixtures into their components. Then they try the technique on fingernail polish remover. Detailed instructions are provided via a lab sheet for your...
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Gas Chromatography

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
A gas chromatography apparatus is demonstrated alongside its computer, and the narrator explains details of the procedure. Occasional graphics help young chemists view what is occurring within the chamber. Since gas chromatography is...
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Chemical Ideas 7.6 - Chromatography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Thin-layer and gas-liquid chromatography are introduced in an intelligible presentation. Paper chromatography is also listed as another type of chromatography, but it is not explained. If you are particular about appearances, there are...
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Lipstick Chromatography/Ink Chromatography

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Junior crime scene investigators are instructed in two different chromatography exercises. For female suspects, they separate and compare lipstick pigments. For male suspects, they separate and compare ink samples. A data sheet is...
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In the Mix

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students construct a water filter. In this engineering lesson, students discover how to construct a water filtration system. Students work in groups to sort tools by their properties. Students analyze and construct a water filtration...
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Separation of a Complex Mixture

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students develop a method to separate different types of mixtures. In this chemistry lesson, students model the steps in the scientific method. They perform the experiment and analyze data.
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The Separation Problem

For Students 4th - 6th
In this mixture separation instructional activity learners problem solve a variety of ways to separate mixtures. After generating solution ideas to separating mixtures of solids prompts on the one page sheet students are prompted to...