Thursday, May 10, 2018

TASKS 6TH YEAR. PROJECT: THE SILK

1st. Task: The life cycle of the silk worm:


  • Watch the videos: 
  1. LIFE CYCLE OF SILK MONTH FROM FIBRE TO FABRIC.  
  2. HOW SILK WORMS MAKE SILK.
                                  Silkworms: http://silk.astove.site/photo-of-life-cycle-silkworm/ 
                                                       
                                                      

  • In Class: Make a project about the life cycle of silk worm, including:
  1.  All the stages.
  2. How long do they take in each stage? (days or week).
  3. How long do they grow in each stage? (cms)
  4. How many leaves do they eat ? (number)
  5. How many eggs do they leave?
  6. How long do the eggs become in worms?
  7. Do a handycraft about it. 

2nd Task: HOW DO THEY MAKE THE SILK ?

  • In Class: Investigate the procedure for making the silk.
  1. How do the factories make the silk nowdays  ?
  2. What kind of clothes do they make?
  3. How much do they cost? (prices per kilogram; prices of different clothes: dress, shirts, kimono, sheet, etc)
  4. Where do they make the silk (countries)?
  5. How  did  the traditional silk farms make the silk? How long did they take?
  6. Make a fashion desgin based in silk:
  •  Draw a model.
  • Calculate  the price of production and the price of selling. 
  • Invent your logo for the mark.
  • Invent a slogan
Webs: silk prices

          Wikipedia. Seda

          Natural fibres

Buscador: Google o ecosia : Países productores de seda

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