Natural and Synthetic Fiber
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Grant, Erskine Washington High School
To identify wool, cotton, linen, and silk with the aid of a
microscope. To identity several natural and synthetic materials
placed on a table.
microscope, table, cotton fiber, linen fiber, silk fiber, wool fiber,
leather belt, styrofoam cup, polyester bottle, rayon blouse, vinyl
clothes bag, wood plank, nylon stockings, polyester and cotton shirt.
The students were given a list of vocabulary terms to define prior to
this assignment. Arrange the terms written on the board in two
categories. "Natural and Synthetic Fibers." Student will be given a
description of the four natural fibers placed under the microscopes as
well as the natural and synthetic fibers placed on a table. Identify
the types of fibers placed on the slides under the four microscopes as
well as the items placed on the table.