National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix
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How It's Made: Wool
In five minutes this video covers the history of wool production, the qualities of wool fabric, and everything that goes into producing wool fabric. See a sheep being sheared, and watch as the wool travels through a factory where it is cleaned, blended with other fibers, carded, and spun into yarn. The yarn is then woven into fabric and finished.
Lessons Associated with this Resource
- A Common Thread: The Significance of Wool in Medieval England
- Baa, Ram, Ewe... Sheep Tales
- Bartering Through the Seasons
- Clothes on the Grow
- From Wool to Wheel
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