Cotton Production and Milling

Students examine cotton production and milling. They compete in a hand-ginning contest to realize how difficult it was to separate the seeds from the fibers of cotton. They discuss why Eli Whitney's cotton gin was an important invention.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 6th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategies
Simulation
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