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Silkworm Thread vs Spider Thread: Strength, Thickness & Future Uses

Basket of white Silk cocoons

What do you think is the strongest natural material is? You might de surprised at where silk ranks. Silk is an incredible material. It is lighter than cotton, but for its weight, it can be 5x stronger than steel.  Thinner than a human hair, yet capable of holding weights that are hundreds of times its […]

The Top 5 Benefits of Raising Silkworms in Your Classroom

Raising silkworms in the classroom

Are you a teacher considering bringing silkworms into your classroom? Growing silkworms in classrooms can be a wonderful opportunity to teach your students a wide range of life skills through interaction with living creatures. Silkworms in the classroom can be a great tool to teach children about the life cycle, insect behaviour and anatomy, and […]

Zebra, Tiger, and White Seductress Silkworms. What’s the difference?

The three different Silkworms and their stripes.

There are three main variations of the Bombyx Mori Silkworm breed; Zebra Silkworms, Tiger Silkworms, and White Seductress Silkworms. Although scientists are currently experimenting with Silkworms, in order to take advantage of their highly sought after Silk, the ordinary person can only get access to these three breeds. The White Seductress Silkworm is the most […]