The significance of -- Cotton industry in Utah, pioneer period -- is discussed in this media item extracted from the 22-part video series THE GEOGRAPHY OF UTAH, conceived and written by Albert L. Fisher, PhD (University of Utah). The series encompasses the political, cultural, historical and sociological geography of the state of Utah. It describes the activities, the land and the people. Much of the video material was videotaped on location throughout the state of Utah, giving the student and interested viewer valuable field trip experiences.
E-Textiles stands for electronic textiles. You can create your own light-up clothes and teach youth circuitry and electronics at the same time.
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- Utah State University Institue of Museum and Library Services
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- Making In Small Town Libraries
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This lesson was made to be used for 9th grade "Sports and Outdoor Product Design 1" students. It can easily be adapted to fit other grades as well. It will teach students about fiber, yarn, fabric -- including knit, non-woven, and woven (plain, twill, and satin weaves). Students will complete a Digital Scavenger Hunt by taking pictures, and finding open licensure pictures online (giving proper credit for the pictures).
An image of -- Washington Cotton Mission and mill -- is provided in this media item extracted from the 5 hour video series UTAH: THE STRUGGLE FOR STATEHOOD, produced by Ken Verdoia and Nancy Green, KUED-TV (University of Utah). The 4-part series was a documentary tribute to Utah's Centennial. Using lively narration and rare original photographs, the history of Utah's effort to become the forty-fifth state in the Union unfolds. Included are archival photographs, original footage, historical re-creation, interviews, and the written records of early settlers.