Fabric

Bar Code: 2356





Description: The Fabric Module invites students to explore fabrics as common materials in their everyday environment. They begin with an investigation of the properties of fabrics, and then move on to fabric interactions,which includes getting cloth dirty and cleaning it, dying fabric, and makingsomething useful or esthetically pleasing out of fabric.

Inventory:

1 drawer of materials:

  1. 5 8-L basins
  2. 8 2-oz. plastic squeeze bottles
  3. 5 small scrub brushes
  4. 65 4" corrugated cardboard pieces
  5. 12 plastic containers
  6. 25 9 oz. plastic cups
  7. 36 plastic droppers
  8. 10 squares of burlap blue fabric
  9. 75 squares of red burlap fabric
  10. 10 squares of blue corduroy fabric
  11. 10 squares of blue denim fabric
  12. 10 squares of blue fleece fabric
  13. 10 squares of blue knit fabric
  14. 75 squares of muslin fabric
  15. 10 squares of blue nylon ripstop fabric
  16. 10 squares of blue organza fabric
  17. 10 squares of blue satin fabric
  18. 10 squares of blue seersucker fabric
  19. 10 squares of blue terry cloth fabric
  20. 75 squares of plaid wool fabric
  21. Set of 4 colors of food coloring
  22. 100 index cards
  23. 2 loupe magnifiers
  24. Permanent black pen
  25. 10 needles
  26. 8 scissors
  27. 50 Popsicle sticks
  28. Spool of carpet thread
  29. Ball of blue yarn
  30. Ball of green yarn
  31. Ball of orange yarn
  32. Ball of red yarn
  33. Ball of yellow yarn
  34. 25 1-L zip bags
  35. Set of 12 duplication masters
  36. Teacher guide
  37. Teacher preparation video
ToTraveling Demonstrations Page To RPSEC Home Page

URL: http://rpsec.usca.sc.edu/TravelingScience/FOSS/fabric.html (2002) 


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