Paper Chromatography-Chemical and Mechanical

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. Students identify the pigments by the bands of color and their location on the chromatogram.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Biology
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Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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