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Paper Chromatography

Small groups of students perform paper chromatography to separate food dyes into their component colors. Students perform the experiment and collect, organize, and represent their data to form an explanation of their outcomes. Students infer the use of this process by professional scientists.

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Resource Details

9th - 12th
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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