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Carolina ChemKits®: Introduction to Thin Layer Chromatography

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Grades 9–12. Teach your students the fundamentals of thin layer chromatography with this classic experiment in separation science. Students separate plant pigments and identify compounds based on Rf values they calculate. The activities in this lab require approximately 90 min of classroom time, which can be completed on separate days. Materials are sufficient for 1 class of 30 students working in groups of 3.

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  • Learn thin layer chromatography technique
  • Separate plant pigments using TLC
  • Calculate Rf values of separated pigment types

Grades 9–12. Teach your students the fundamentals of thin layer chromatography with this classic experiment in separation science. Students separate plant pigments and identify compounds based on Rf values they calculate. The activities in this lab require approximately 90 min of classroom time, which can be completed on separate days. Materials are sufficient for 1 class of 30 students working in groups of 3.

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Components Qty Included?
Isopropanol, 70%, 30 mL 1 Included
Iso-Octane/Acetone Chromatography Solvent, 30 mL 1 Included
Acetone, 30 mL 1 Included
Calcium Carbonate, 20 g 1 Included
Chromatography Chambers with Caps 10 Included
Thin Layer Chromatography Plates 25 Included
Forceps 12 Included
Capillary Tubes, Vial 1 Included
Pipet 1 Included
Cheesecloth, 9 x 14” 1 Included
Digital Resource Card 1 Included
Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Small Beakers 10 Needed, Not Included
Pencils 10 Needed, Not Included
Rulers 10 Needed, Not Included
Scissors 1 Needed, Not Included
Funnel 1 Needed, Not Included
Mortar and Pestle 1 Needed, Not Included
Small Flask 1 Needed, Not Included
Balance 1 Needed, Not Included
Fume Hood 1 Needed, Not Included
Fresh Spinach Leaves Needed, Not Included
Paper Towels Needed, Not Included

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