Make Silk thread from Cocoons
- Play a game to understand different processes involved in the extraction of wool (from sheep to wool)
- Make a silk extractor to understand the process of silk extraction from artificial cocoons
Fibre to Fabric
How is wool retrieved from sheep? How is this wool made suitable for manufacturing and garment production? How is silk extracted from silk cocoons? As concepts integral to Science as well as all garment industries, Butterfly Edufields addresses all of these questions, and more, with its Fibre to Fabric – Animal Fibres kit.
With games and Do-It-Yourself projects, this activity consists of the following segments:
- Your child will play a game to understand different processes involved in the extraction of wool (from sheep to wool)
- Your child will learn how to make a silk extractor to understand the process of silk extraction from artificial cocoons
This activity consists of the trademark hands-on learning and experiential studying of every Butterfly Fields activity – and ensures your child develops a more self-reliant confidence of the subject and their 21st century STEM skills. Help your child grow as a critical and creative thinker, collaborator and innovator with our many DIY interactive activities and projects!
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