Chromatography with Leaves
- Leaves e.g. Red Cabbage, Chinese Maple
- Mortar and Pestle
- Rubbing (isopropyl) alcohol
In this segment we take the chemicals out of a leaf that help the plant carry out photosynthesis. This experiment is a good one because it shows kids that there is more than one type of chlorophyll in most species, and that we can separate them.