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2015-16 PDP #5: The CAD/CAM Process

on Wednesday, 18 November 2015. THE 5TH INSTALLMENT OF AN ONGOING SERIES ON HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PLTW CIM CURICULUM The fifth PDP session for the 2015-16 school year was held last night. In this one, Chris talks about the CAD/CAM Process. No matter what you use for CAD software, or CAM software the...

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PDP #10: PLTW Software & Lynxmotion Robots Intro

on Tuesday, 12 April 2016. Posted in Chris’ Blog ALMOST FORGOT THE SOFTWARE! Oops! Almost forgot to talk about the software!  Thanks for the reminder Jim. In this hour long video (with very poor sound quality) We discuss PLTW software, how to download it, how to install it and a guide to...

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PDP #9 Introduction to Robocell

JUST THE BASICS… The ninth PDP session for the 2015-16 school year was held last night. In this one,Jim discusses the basics of Robocell, including cell set up, teaching and recording points, writing the program, and simulating it. Tentative Meeting Schedule  75 total ...

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2015-16 PDP #7: Designing the Container

WHAT ARE THE DESIGN PARAMETERS FOR THIS PROJECT? The seventh PDP session for the 2015-16 school year was held last night. In this one, Jim and I discuss the design parameters for the cnc container project in the PLTW CIM currriculum lesson 2.3. In this video we discuss swapping lessons 2 &...

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2015-16 PDP #6: The Flange in HSM

on Wednesday, 09 December 2015. THE 6TH INSTALLMENT OF AN ONGOING SERIES ON HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PLTW CIM CURICULUM The sixth PDP session for the 2015-16 school year was held last night. In this one, Jim shows us how to set up and machine the flange from PLTW Lesson 2.3 (Practice Machining Activity)...

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2015-16 PDP #2: Intro to VEX and RobotC

on Tuesday, 06 October 2015. CIM LESSONS 1.1 & 1.2 The second PDP session for the 2015-16 school year was held last night, and many topics were covered from lessons 1.2 & 1.3. This includes a short intro to VEX and RobotC and an overview of the Transfer System Project. .youtube_sc...

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2015-2016 CIM PDP Starts with Introduction

on Wednesday, 23 September 2015. MEETING SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED The first PDP session for the 2015-16 school year was held last night, and many topics were covered, from “what software do you need?” to “what hardware do you have?”. Meeting notes are available in an announcement...

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