The Science of Teaching with Natural Dyes

The Science of Teaching with Natural Dyes

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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.
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  • Paperback | 190 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 15mm | 544g
  • English
  • 1419641042
  • 9781419641046
  • 88,187

About Jeanne M Buccigross

Jeanne M. Buccigross teaches Chemistry at the College of Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati OH. One of her favorite and most popular courses is The Science of Art which includes the topic of natural dyes. Dr. Buccigross regularly participates in enrichment programs for children and teachers. She has taught science workshops for students as young as 7 and dye workshops for students as old as 60. She has taught in science workshops for primary and secondary school teachers. Dr. Buccigross has published research papers in biochemistry and chemical education, but now prefers broader research topics that combine science and art. Dr. Buccigross received a B.S. in Earth Science from Framingham State College with a minor in Secondary Education and course concentrations in English and Journalism. After working for a few years, she returned to school to earn a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Clark University. When time allows, she enjoys auditing art classes at the College. Dr. Buccigross's broad educational background and even broader interests make her the perfect author for this book.
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