Mass STEM Hub – Reverse Engineering

If you have any questions about this presentation or any of the relevant material on this website, please feel free to contact me at any time at chris.hurd@chrisandjimcim.com . Thanks for attending! Reverse Engineering: Step by Step (100 minutes) (Teachers should have a laptop with a working...

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Mass STEM Hub – What is CIM?

If you have any questions about this presentation or any of the relevant material on this website, please feel free to contact me at any time at chris.hurd@chrisandjimcim.com . Thanks for attending! Workshop #1: What is CIM?, and Why It’ll Probably Be Your Student’s Favorite Class!  Mass...

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Well, here it is, summertime, and we are getting ready to update the website. This whole website, and all of its content have been free of charge, because we feel strongly that teaching kids how to make stuff is vitally important to our economy, and we are passionate about bringing this content to...

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Unilever Nano Factory

(CNN)When you think of a factory, you might imagine a giant facility with huge chimneys belching steam. But consumer goods giant Unilever has developed a fully functioning production line inside a shipping container. The company has over 300 factories in 69 countries, but this is its first experiment...

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Adding Math and Science to your sTEm Project

welcome NYSMTP! The STEM based projects & activities below can be found on this website. These activities are ones that can be done in a classroom, and may actually be applicable without the lean towards manufacturing. However, feel free to brows through and see what can be done if you want to...

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Arduino Control Systems-Block Coding

What is an Arduino / microcontroller? An Arduino is a microcontroller, which is a computer system on a chip that does a job. It contains an integrated processor, a small amount of memory, and programmable input/output devices, which are used to interact with things connected to the chip. Microcontrollers...

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Mini Golf Course Team Design Challenge

Introduction In this project, students will develop more advanced 3D modelling skills and use what they have learned previously, to design a mini golf course with a “theme” of their choice. They will also learn to work in teams with other students, perhaps even from other schools!...

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Injection Molding Plastic Parts

Question: How are intricate plastic parts made? Answer: There are many ways to make plastic parts, but the only way to mass-produce quality parts is by injection molding. At first it may seem like this is a simple process, but in fact it is not — designing the case and all the tooling...

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Autonomous Warehouse Robot with 3D Movement

SqUID is the first autonomous warehouse robot with 3-dimensional movement capabilities mounted directly on a standard pallet rack, SqUID can pick from any location, no matter what height. We thought this deserved a SPOTLIGHT! Invented by startup BionicHIVE, it is supposedly plug and play with...

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