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Experiment: Extraction and analysis of fruit components

YearRangeCurriculumStrand

13

Year 13 only

Science

Material World



Overview

This experiment involves the extraction and analysis of fruit components.

Purpose

Students will understand that food is made up of many chemical components and that chromatography is one method that can be used to separate specific molecules out of food.

This experiment was designed by Dr Dawei Deng at HortResearch, (now called Plant & Food Research), Hamilton.

Keywords

Fruit components, extraction, analysis.

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