THIN-LAYER CHROMATOGRAPHY STUDENT HANDOUT - PAGE 3


Data Collection/Interpretation

 

Plants - Draw a chromatogram of each plant using colored pencils. Compare the pigments found for the different types of plants.

 

Describe how many different pigments and the distance each traveled for each plant.

A. Number of pigments = _______

distance 1 = _____ mm

distance 2 = _____ mm

distance 3 = _____ mm

distance 4 = _____ mm

B. Number of pigments = _______

distance 1 = _____ mm

distance 2 = _____ mm

distance 3 = _____ mm

distance 4 = _____ mm

C. Number of pigments = _______

distance 1 = _____ mm

distance 2 = _____ mm

distance 3 = _____ mm

distance 4 = _____ mm

 Describe what type of plants were used in your experment. Include informaton about the amount of light they require and where they are normally found in nature (ecosystem or biome.)

A._________________________________________________________________________________

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B._________________________________________________________________________________

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C._________________________________________________________________________________

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