Students Create Colors From Natural Resources in ‘Dye Hard’

Dec 15th, 2017 | By | Category: CdNN, CFI, Student News

Video by Bowen Yao

Lucas D’Alessio explains the dyeing process at the South Kent fire pit

“Dye Hard” is a Center for Innovation (CFI) class at South Kent School. This video includes a basic introduction to the class and interviews with its class members.

Natural dyes are dyes or colorants derived from plants, invertebrates, or minerals. In the “Dye Hard” class, student explore the process of dyeing different fibers using things found in the wild or grown on the farm and do research on its connection to environment.

Students gain knowledge about natural dyes and learn how to use them in daily life in this class.

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