Tag: video

OnShape-Basic Parts Practice

Download the WorksheetDownload the E-Hand-In You know what they say… “Practice makes perfect!”. So here you go. An Activity/Project that gives you eleven different basic parts to make in OnShape. Be sure to watch the Q & A’s, and these will be a breeze! We specifically...

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Shapeoko- Carbide Create Basics

A very easy to use piece of software to help you design parts for your Shapeoko router. Considered a CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) program, it allows you to design stuff on your stock, apply the toolpaths, then send it to your machine! The software is bare bones compared to EdgeCAM or HSM,...

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Introduction to RobotC and VEX Inputs & Outputs

When you think about it, in manufacturing, controlling things is necessary to perform very complex tasks to manufacture items to tolerances finer than a human hair. Think about all of the systems that have to be controlled in a single work cell in a factory… then multiply it by 10’s or 100’s of cells....

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Schoology How-To’s

Below is a Playlist of how-to’s when using Schoology to hand stuff in. Answers to the following questions are address and more! Need to upload a picture/video?Use a Word or Excel Document?Use google drive to upload stuff?How to use a discussion to answer a question?Use the create tab to...

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Need Some Distance Learning Ideas for COVID-19?

Here’s a short list of some of the things that you could do in CIM class with your kiddos while trying out distance learning. All will require a computer (That’s what the C in “CIM” stands for!) and some will require software downloaded… but feel free to change them...

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Train Project Assembly Video

Students in my DDP class really wanted a video tutorial for the train project for assembly with the insert constraint; and I needed a reason to tune my new microphone… so here it is! This is an update from the one done in 2015… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZrNAhv3Gxg  105 total...

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Tutorial:Types of Robots & End Effectors

Special thanks to ExploreGate for their series of two minute videos on robot types and gripper types. See their whole channel here. « Prev1 / 1Next »Cartesian Robot - SixtySecCylindrical Robot - SixtySecArticulated Robot - SixtySecSCARA Robot - SixtySecParallel-Delta Robot - SixtySecGripper...

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The Lynxmotion AL5D V2: Putting it all together

So you have new Lynxmotion robots for your classroom, so now you have to build and wire them. I’ve put together 4 videos to help you assemble and wire them. This is not meant to replace the manual, but rather to supplement it. You can find the manual here: PLTW-AL5D-Guide-11.  Lots of new...

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