Information for K-12 teachers about
raising silkworms in their classrooms.
Click on topics below to learn more about silkworms!
Teacher resources - Curriculum and classroom activities, books, poem, help
Eggs and equipment - What you need and where to get it
Raising silkworms - How to successfully raise silkworms in your classroom
History - The history of silk and silkworms
Schedule - How long each step of the silkworm cycle takes
Display case - Model illustrates the steps in the silkworm cycle
Silk thread and cloth - How silk is made from cocoons
Commercial silk factory - Video of the entire process from worm to clothing
Science questions - Answers to teachers' questions about silkworms
Complete text - The contents of this web site in plain text so you can print it out
Pictures and Overview - Overview of the silkworm cycle with pictures
Lifecycle - Detailed photos of all stages of the life of a silkworm
Links - More silkworms sites on the Internet
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