Magnificent Mills

From coded cards to computer programs.

The sequence of punched cards instructing a jacquard loom to make patterns in cloth is the forerunner of the computer programs controlling modern CNC machines and 3D printers.

Magnificent Mills

The Story

Minnie was fascinated by the wonderful designs the looms could weave into cloth.


The Learning

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The Workshop

Investigate how a sequence of codes creates woven patterns.

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