This activity will introduce 9th-12th grade students to liquid chromatography and the mass transfer principles behind it. Featuring a murder mystery theme from "The Office", students will put on their detective hats to determine who left the ransom note. By performing chromatography in various ink samples from around the office, the students will try to match the correct marker to the culprit who left the ransom note and save Angela.
|Topics||Mass Transfer, Paper Chromatography|
|Approx. time requirement||15 minutes|
|AIChE community affiliation||University of Michigan - Graduate Student Members|
|Approx. # of volunteers||2-3|
|Recommended audience size||5-8 students at a time|
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