The Science of Teaching with Natural Dyes

Natural Dyes offer a variety of hands-on activity for learning or teaching about the science of natural dyes and dyeing at any grade level. This book includes the basics of dyeing with natural dyes, dozens of recipes, an introduction to the physics of light and color, the chemistry of dyes and dyeing and the biology of plant dyes. Each dye is presented in the recipe section along with relevant cultural information and the name or class of the chemical substances in the dye.