Rethinking the Fabrics We Wear

What are fibersheds and what what do they have to do with environmental protections? A photo essay and audio recordings about Mimi Luebbermann, and her sheep, cause consumers to reflect on how their clothing choices can support local communities and help environment. 

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CCSS: Designed
NGSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have individuals research where each of their garments was manufactured and the fabrics used
Classroom Considerations

  • Links to the photo essay and the teacher's guide are found in the Included Materials section of this review
Pros

  • The five-page packet includes background information about Luebbermann, Windrush Farm, and fibersheds
  • Also included are discussion questions, activities, and writing prompts
Cons

  • None
Common Core

NGSS