Textile Design for Protective Clothing
Student teams research current fabrics and technologies used for protective clothing. Inspired by their findings, teams imagine a future fabric. They make a classroom presentation explaining the fabric’s unique qualities and how it will be used for a specific profession. Warm-up and follow-up activities are included.
Suggested Classes: Clothing, Fashion Design
State and National Standards: Arizona, California, Washington, National
- Access to Internet research
- Availability of library research with librarian assistance
- Information on special fabrics manufactured by such firms as Gore-Tex®, Windstopper®, Rockywoods, and information about any other types of protective clothing fabrications