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Extracting and testing a natural plant dye

Students investigate the extraction of natural dyes and use them to dye fabrics (supports AQA Unit 13).

This resource contains:

  • Natural dyes.A plant material is selected for dye extraction and fabrics are chosen for dyeing - STUDY SHEET 
  • Extraction and dyeing methods. A dye is extracted as a solid and in solution, then the dye is applied and its effectiveness is tested - INFORMATION SHEET 

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