Video: Stem Unplugged

The Science Behind Chromatography Art

  • STEM
  • Science (Physical)


Did you know that there is more to color than meets the eye? In this episode of STEM Unplugged, students will take a quick course in chromatography, conducting a hands-on activity that brings together science and art.


  • Washable markers
  • Pencil
  • Cup
  • Clip
  • Paper circles
  • Wooden dowel
  • Scissors
  • Absorbent paper
  • Dropper