In this activity, learners explore materials through paper chromatography. This process highlights the properties of different pigments blended together in a marker by creating a colorful chromatogram. Learners will try to solve the mystery of which ink came from which marker in this colorful chemistry activity. Activity includes step-by-step instructions, a video guide, an explanation for the science behind the activity, and relevant connections to chemistry and color in the world. This activity uses low cost materials and can be done at home.