Group E Lab Data Report: Week 4, Wool-Working

This week, I (Alex Wilson) was the data recorder for Group E (Scott Hudson, Giselle Nelson, and myself), and this data report is the summary of our experience with wool-working. This lab was particularly difficult to gather quantitative data from (as others have mentioned), as this effort was entirely experiential and we had no specific…

Week 4 Wool Lab Data – Group F

As others have mentioned, I too found it difficult to collect quantitative data from this lab. I felt like I had to contend with the intense focus and physical taxation required to participate in each station. Moreover, each group member was not exactly participating in the same manner as some spent longer weaving and others…

Week 4: Group Wool Data 

As the lab data recorder for Group A, I took note of both quantitative and qualitative data during Wool Week, which included carding, weaving, and spinning. This week more qualitative data than quantitative largely because of the nature of weaving and wool production, which lacks many quantitative facets such as precise measurements. For example, carding…

Week 4: Wool – Group B Data

I was the lab data recorder for group B this week. Collecting quantitative data for every step of the wool production process was somewhat difficult. The varying skill levels each group member had with spinning and weaving may make comparison or generalization from quantitative data related to such higher skill steps less useful than data…

Week 3 Group A Lab Data: Pottery

Introduction: For this week’s pottery lab, my group (Group A) was tasked with creating our pottery with a temper that consisted of mostly gravel and sand, with only a very small amount of chaff. The exact and ideal proportions that our group tried to use was as follows: 500g clay, 80g sand, 19g gravel, 1g…