Chromatography butterflies

Categories: Early Learners

For Pre-K & K ages 3-6: Students will listen to a story and will make their own colorful butterflies using chromatography.


This program features the book 10 Magical Butterflies by: Danica Mckeller.  After the story, students will receive an introductory
lesson on separating and identifying mixtures that make up colors. They will be encouraged to try different designs and colors to get different
results. This activity always creates excitement and smiles.


  • This program is available for Pre-K ages 3-5
  • This program is available by appointment only
  • Min 15, Max 35 students.


Students will use these 21st Century skills
Communication skills
Problem solving
Thinking skills

Field Trip at SEE


  • One hour program with SEE instructor followed by half an hour of explore time in the SEE Science Center.
Outreach Program
  • SEE instructor comes to your location for a one hour program. Materials will be provided for each student to use during the program.
  • Additional charge of $0.55 per mile.
  • Limited to a 30 mile radius of the SEE Science Center.