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High School Science Activity: Chromatography Experiment

Chromatography is the process of separating a mixture by passing it through a substance. In this activity you will see how black ink can be separated by using a mixture of water and sand. Click the image below to begin.


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This activity can be found in our High School Chemistry course.

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This course surveys all key areas of chemistry, including atomic structure, chemical bonding and reactions, solutions, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, organic chemistry, and nuclear chemistry. The course includes direct online instruction, virtual laboratories, and related assessments, used with a problem-solving book.

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