Lesson Plan Ideas – Cotton Education:
*Discuss the origins of cotton. Create a list of products that are derived from cotton.
*Read labels on clothing. How many of the clothes contain cotton? Discuss how cotton is grown and processed into fabric.
*Discuss the history of American cotton and the key events.
*Write biographical essays on Eli Whitney and Samuel Slater.
*Create a model of a universal density bale, whose dimensions are 55″ x 21″ x 26″. Determine its volume and density if a standard bale is 500 pounds (227 kg).