• Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia (PIEFA)

How to grow a pair of jeans

How to grow a pair of jeans

Nearly everyone has a pair of jeans in their wardrobe. It’s one of the world’s favourite cotton products, dating back to the Middle Ages. But have you ever wondered where they came from? This resource is a beautifully produced 10 page online slide show to give your students a quick and engaging overview of each step of the production processing from pre-planting of the cotton seeds, to growing the crop to spinninng and manufacturing and onto your hips. If you would like to supplement this lesson with a hardcopy folder which includes real samples of cotton seed, ginned cotton, yarn and denim fill in the contact form on the website and have it sent to your school.

http://cottonaustralia.com.au/cotton-classroom/grow-a-pair-of-jeans

Keywords

cotton, growing, soil, environment, nutrition, seeds, crop, ginned, yarn, textile, jeans, spinning, water, pest, disease