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Color Science & Art

Science & Art For Kids: learn what paper chromatography is and what each color is made up of. This activity makes a fun craft project, too!

Wow, gotta love school. Let's just use paper chromatography to find out who wrote the note. Real-life forensics, in a little less worrisome situation

from Education

Separate the Colors from Leaves Using Chromatography

Find the Hidden Colors of Autumn Leaves - What color are autumn leaves really turning?: Use some simple chemistry to separate out molecules that give fall leaves their vibrant colors. Free via Scientific American.

from Inspiration Laboratories

Chromatography Christmas Ornaments

Chromatography Christmas Ornaments - Day 20 of our Christmas Science Advent Calendar - Use paper chromatography to make fun tie dye ornaments!

from Red Ted Art's Blog

Paper Chromatography Flowers

Chromatography flower - separate out the different colours from your ink pens - as if by magic. A wonderful & colourful science come art experiment for kids


paper chromatography Idea, assign each pen to a did person and use as forensics lab. A who done it

A visual research about vegetables and their powerful color. Vegetables are dismantled and purified to their visual essence 'RAW COLOR'. The harvested color is captured by a new process preserving their intensity on color cards. Categorized by shades and families a new map is created which shows their beautiful diversity. This projects reinterprets the vegetable and puts it into new context.