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Radial Chromatography

Explore Color:

Chromatography comes from the Greek word chroma meaning "color" and graphia meaning "writing". Chromatography is a fun way to explore color and is always a hit. -Jane

You'll Need:
  • Black markers (as many as you can find)
  • Paper towel or coffee filters
  • scissors
  • cup
  • eye dropper
Steps in chromatography (44k)

Compare different types of black markers!

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Chromatography gallery (17k)
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That makes me think . . . (11k)
What happens if you use colored markers? Try making a huge design on a whole sheet of paper towel. What happens if you test other water soluble things like Kool-aid, food coloring, or M&M's?

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