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Separation of a Mixture
In this separation of a mixture, students experiment with salt and sand and design an experiment to separate a mixture of the two.
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Mixtures and Solutions: Paper Chromatography Experiment
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...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Recognition and Classification of Mixtures
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...
9th - 12th Science
#13 Chromatography is a Gas: An Inquiry-Based Introduction to Gas Chromatography
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...
11th - Higher Ed Science
New Review Classification of Matter
Steel is an example of homogeneous mixture, also called an alloy, which is made of iron and carbon. The presentation introduces learners to elements, compounds, and mixtures. They explore their similarities and differences, and then take...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Suspensions, Colloids and Solutions
Sal introduces students to mixtures and solutions. He starts out by explaining that homogenous mixtures, such as homogenized milk, are mixtures that are even and consistent throughout. He goes on to illustrate how the particle sizes in a...
14 mins 7th - 10th Science