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Carolina ChemKits®: Introduction to Thin Layer Chromatography Value Kit

$180.00
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Description

  • 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 4 classes of 30 students working in groups of 3.

Specifications

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