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Fractional Distillation

Origami Organelles
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Cracking oil made clear!

Fractional distillation is used to separate the different molecules in crude oil by their differing boiling points. These fractions can then be used for different purposes such as for fuels.

Download and print as many times as you want - forever at no extra cost!

Your students make their model of a fractionating column and use it to separate a mixture of different size molecules. The interactive model shows how the process happens and helps them to remember what is produced.

Includes full colour Powerpoint class presentation!

Takes about 20 minutes! Dimensions 23cm/9in x 12cm/5in

Download includes: instructions, model templates, and Powerpoint presentation.

All you need: paper, scissors and tape