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Challenger Center: Christa's Lost Lessons

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Astronaut Christa McAuliffe had several lessons planned for her Challenger STS 51L Teacher in Space mission. With the help of Astronauts Ricky Arnold and Joe Acaba, the demonstrations were filmed aboard the International Space Station...
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Mixtures and Solutions: Paper Chromatography Experiment

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
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...
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Determination of Purity of Food Colours Using Paper Chromatography

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is food color pure or made up of multiple colors? The fifth experiment in a series of seven encourages scholars to identify the color components in food coloring. They use paper chromatography to identify which colors are present and...
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Paper Chromatography-Chemical and Mechanical

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students perform paper chromatography to determine pigments in plants. In this paper chromatography lesson plan, students isolate leaf pigments, prepare a chromatogram and place their chromatogram in a solvent to separate the pigments....
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Chromatography

For Teachers 5th - 8th
By viewing this collection of slides, you will understand how to lead junior chemists through a simple paper chromatography activity. Through it, they will separate a mixture of yellow and blue food coloring and consider how such a...
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Christa's Lost Lesson: Walking Rainbow

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
What colors exist in the rainbow? Pupils explore primary and secondary colors in one part of the series called Christa's Lost Lessons series by mixing colored water and creating a walking rainbow. They perform an experiment to learn...
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Paper Chromatography K-12 Experiment

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students study chromatography and how they can distinguish between the different pigments in a color.  In this chromatography lesson students separate a mixture of dyes in soluble ink then record the colors they see. 
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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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Science Experiment with Chromatography

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students participate in the process of chromatography. In this chromatography lesson, students identify how candy dye is made and demonstrate how the dye is put into candy. Students use different candies and make observations about the dye.
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Chalk Chromatography

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your chemistry class is sure to love this experiment on column chromatography, as demonstrated with chalk sticks and felt tip markers. Pupils use sidewalk chalk (another inexpensive form of chalk stick) to demonstrate adsorption and the...
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Christa's Lost Lesson: Chromatography

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
How do properties of water change in space? Learners explore the concept of chromatography in the installment of Christa's Lost Lessons series as they learn about capillary action. They compare findings from an in-class experiment or...
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Exploring Color: Paper Chromatography

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers experiment with colors.  In this art lesson, students investigate the combinations that can be made with primary colors using chromatography paper and markers.  Middle schoolers complete a color mixing worksheet in groups.
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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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Soap, Slime, and Creative Chromatography

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do you think chromatography paper suffers from separation anxiety? Young chemists make soap, slime, silly putty, and experiment with chromatography in this lesson. The material includes clear instructions for each experiment along with...
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Paper Chromatography

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the pigments in Magic Markers using chromatography. In this paper chromatography lesson plan, students use absorbent paper and mark the strip with a Magic Marker. They place the strip in a solvent and observe the...
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Leaf Chromatography

For Teachers 8th - 10th
In this leaf chromatography worksheet, students separate the pigments of a leaf using paper chromatography. They answer 4 questions about their results and draw the colors they observe on their chromatogram from the leaf.
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The Absorption of Solar Energy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Two sequential parts to this lesson introduce your class to the electromagnetic spectrum, the ability to absorb radiant energy, and the pigments in leaves that are responsible for collecting sunlight to be used in the photosynthetic...
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Pigment Puzzles

For Teachers 5th - 7th
A hands-on chromatography instructional activity brings science to the magic of changing autumn leaves. After collecting plant samples, young scientists use paper strips, two liquids, and coffee filters to separate the pigments, then...
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Plants in Your Gas Tank: From Photosynthesis to Ethanol

For Teachers 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 lesson concludes with a...
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Chromatography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use chromatography to separate substances in Kool-Aid, Crayola markers and leaves. In this chromatography lesson plan, students make chromatograms to separate substances in a mixture through absorption. Students find the Rf...
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Colour—Gifted and Talented Chemistry

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Add a splash of color to your chemistry class! Science scholars discover the principles behind color through a wide variety of hands-on activities. Lessons include dyes, chromatography, and flame tests.
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Separation of Unknowns in a Liquid

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students identify chromatography as method of separating the components of a liquid. Students discover that dyes are composed of more than one component in achieving a particular color in these lessons on paper chromatography.
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THE LOST CHROMATOGRAPHY LESSON

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students complete a chromatography experiment, In this chromatography lesson, students complete an experiment similar to one that was to be carried out on the Challenger that exploded. They examine ink spots as the wick on filter paper....
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Using Thin Layer Chromatography To Identify amino Acids In Solution

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Young scholars will work in groups to design and conduct an experiment to identify amino acids found in an unknown solution. This lesson is taught in three sections: (1) Introduction to chromatography (2) Experimental design session (3)...