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Mixtures and Solutions: Paper Chromatography ExperimentLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Why does some ink bleed through paper, and other ink doesn't? Practice some paper chromatography to separate the colors from a pen with an interactive experiment for middle and high schoolers. Learners use a variety of solutions to track...
Chromatography of Plant PigmentsLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Through a hands-on activity, an acetone-spinach solution is pre-made and learners use this solution to separate the pigments found in spinach using chromatography. The comprehensive resource includes an analysis and conclusion questions.
Lipstick Chromatography/Ink ChromatographyLesson Planet
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...
#13 Chromatography is a Gas: An Inquiry-Based Introduction to Gas ChromatographyLesson Planet
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...
Aspirin—The Wonder of MedicineLesson Planet
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
What do aspirin and the willow tree have in common? Scholars of chemical synthesis engage in a fascinating reaction to make their own aspirin samples. The lab uses thin layer chromatography analysis, includes stoichiometric calculations,...
Chemistry Masterclass—Chemistry OutreachLesson Planet
10th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Immerse your chemistry class in the world of organic chemistry! Science scholars isolate acetaminophen from an over-the-counter sample during an intense and interesting lab. Groups use many different separation and analysis techniques to...
The Extraction and Identification of Artificial Food ColorsLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Did you know some food dyes are considered safe while others are considered carcinogenic? During the experiment, young chemists extract artificial food colors from prepared foods. Then, they use chromatography paper to identify which...
What's in that Pill? Chromatography LabLesson Planet
11th - 12th
Students study the difference between a mixture and a compound. They review filtration and distillation and then explore chromatographic separation. They complete an experiment in which they use chromatography to identify the active...
Chromatography—Paper and Thin LayerLesson Planet
4 mins 9th - 12th
Get ready to play detective! The eighth video in a series of ten explains two types of chemical separation methods via chromatography. The class experiences how substances move and deposit, based on solubility, then how to compare the...
Plants in Your Gas Tank: From Photosynthesis to EthanolLesson Planet
7th - 12th
A series of lab activities helps to fill ecology classes in on the production of biofuels. They perform chromatography and fermentation experiments, writing up their own lab reports for each activity. The instructional activity concludes...
Recognition and Classification of MixturesLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Immerse your chemistry class in solutions! They melt and compare the mixtures that make up margarine, separate black ink into its component colors, distill ocean saltwater, and practice chromatography with plant pigments. There are eight...
An Analytical Chemist, a Biochemist, an Animal Scientist, and an Oncologist Walk into a Lab...No JokeLesson Planet
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Oncology presents multiple opportunities for research and the collaboration of many different types of scientists. Scholars divide into groups and research the history of mass spectrometry, polarity/non-polarity,...
Coloring Fabrics With Dyes from Plant Materials K-12 Experiments & Background InformationLesson Planet
4th - 6th
Students investigate the effects of acid and bases on dyes made with plant materials. In this chromatography lesson students predict color outcomes and complete a lab activity on color combinations.
BioFuels: The Chemistry and Economics of Alternative FuelsLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Junior chemists manufacture biodiesel in the lab. In this exercise, they check the purity of the biodiesel using thin layer chromatography. They also calculate its density and heat of combustion. They are sure to rise to the challenge...
Standard One: Lab Design and Appendix A Lab SkillsLesson Planet
9th - 12th
In this lab design and lab skills worksheet, students answer questions about experimental design including finding variables, determining controls, and graphing data. They answer questions about microscopy and label the parts of a...