Adventures in Ethics and Science

We offer a couple more video sprog segments with the much enlarged silkworms. It won’t be long before they’re spinning cocoons (we’re guessing — and the mulberry trees are hoping), so these may be the last of their baby videos:

Silkworm breeding:

A perfect opportunity for a little child labor:

My better half recommends the site wormspit.com for useful information about raising silkworms.

The worms may pupate any day now. (Apparently, the sure sign that this is imminent is that the clear their guts. Ew.) I don’t know if silkworms will make their cocoons on camera, but if they do, we’ll share it with you here.