Category: Teaching Resources

Extracting Fall’s Colors

Fall shows us ‘the other’ colors of leaves. Hidden behind chlorophyll, the pervading green pigment of summer leaves, these colors begin to turn as autumn approaches. In this experiment, you will set out to uncover the leaves’ other pigments. To do so, you will apply a technique to separate substances called chromatography.

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Light, colors, and heat

Have you ever noticed how people wear light colors in summer and darker clothes in winter? It’s not only to do with fashion: science also has its say.

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