May 3, 2023
Deep Creek-Damascus K-8 students present a wallet made of bio-material to Northwest Science Expo
Students use alternative ways to create material using organic substances in textiles and materials STEAM course
Students in Deep Creek-Damascus K-8’s textiles and materials STEAM course grew bio-material alternatives out of kombucha starter to create a wallet to present at the Northwest Science Expo. The experiment underwent four trials before resulting in a leather-like, nanofibril, substance as students observed the combinations of bacteria, yeast, temperature, and time.
Deep Creek-Damascus K-8 textiles and materials STEAM course teaches students how to use sewing machines, read patterns, and create products for the school and community using different materials.
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