Whole Cloth

Grade Range: 6-12
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities, Lessons & Activities
Date Posted: 2/15/2005

Explore science, technology, and invention through American textile history in these interdisciplinary curriculum units from the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.  Learn about the development of the cotton gin, the growth of Northern textile production, the invention of dyes and dying, the development of nylon in World War II. 

National Standards

United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)