Step 5: Watch the Capillary Action!

As the salted water travels up the paper through capillary action, it will carry some pigment along with it. Different pigments have different affinities for the salt water, causing them to travel varying distances up the filter paper. 
<p>Hi MOM #MeromeIsReal</p>
<p>I'm doing this for my science experiment. I used education.com and it is a little different then this one. I've also tried to search videos for both m&amp;ms and skittles on youtube but I couldn't find it. I'm glad that I found an article on instructables that includes pictures and more clear instructions. Thanks!</p>
sweet stuff! <br> <br>(pun intended)
Awesome! Tons of fun for the classroom, will keep this in mind.
How fun!

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