21st Century Technical Textiles
21st Century Technical Textiles encompasses smart and technical textiles in a wide range of products and sectors, including sport, food, furniture, defence, agriculture, medical and engineering.
This online resource, funded by the All Saints Educational Trust, covers Technical, Functional, Smart and Sustainable textiles, their uses and applications, functions and performance.
The resource includes many links to further sources of information and can be viewed online or teachers can download it to install on their own networks.
It contains links to three quizzes to test student knowledge and understanding after reading through the resource. Links to the quizzes are also on the right hand panel and downloadable Word versions (including answers) are below for teachers to adapt to their own use.
Associated Filesl Functional Textiles Quiz.docx l Smart Textiles Quiz.docx l Technical Textiles Quiz.docx l Technical Textiles Teacher guide.pdf
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