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Surprising Materials

Are you looking at the material strand of the curriculum with your class? Then you may may interested in looking at a rather unusual natural material that has been made into clothes .

Textile designers have made four garments from the silk of the spinning spider’s silk. Three of the garments can viewed at an exhibition in London. The material is super strong and has many possible uses such as, medical stitches and bullet proof vests. What other natural materials could you children investigate?


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