Tag: manufacturing

The History and Future of Manufacturing

What better way to learn about history… with an old video about even older technology and innovators in manufacturing. Start with the first video about the history of manufacturing, then watch the second video that talks about “Rethinking” manufacturing, and think about where we...

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Manufacturing Myths

There are many myths about manufacturing held by high school students and adults alike across the US, and right here at home in our high schools. How can high school students make choices about careers in manufacturing if they don’t even know what it is? Here are some of the myths your students...

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Advanced CAD Modeling & Mfg Math Activity

Worksheet with DimensionsElectronic Hand-in Document In this activity, students can download the worksheet with the dimensions and directions, and use them to build the METRIC models in your favorite 3D modeling software. NOTE: Worksheet with Dimensions Drawings updated 4/30/2020… Thanks...

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MANUFACTURING PROCESS RESEARCH PROJECT: Brochure

Question: Having students write a paper or do a ppt project for manufacturing processes is boring! Do you have a better idea? DOWNLOAD: 2017-mfg-research-project Solution: Sure do! How about a manufacturing process brochure? This way students have to do a bit of research, (1 to 2 days) on...

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3D Printing: Ears to Fuel Tanks

Great video Mr. Phan found on the internet that describes the future of 3D printing. Big take away is that dreams are becoming reality and maybe Additive Manufacturing is the next Industrial Revolution. 3D-printing innovations in recent years have brought a sea change in the fabrication of...

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01 T&P Robot Axis & Movement

Download Activity Download Blank Field Template Jointed arm robots are useful for many different tasks because of its range of motion and degrees of freedom. In this activity you will learn how to move a robotic arm in many different ways and write a program to make the robot write the word...

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Dobot Blockly Curriculum Downloads

Introduction goes here. When you click on the titles or the pictures below you will get the document download as a PDF. Activities 1-Blockly: Pick & Place 2-Blockly: Pick and Place with Jumps and Loops 3-Blockly: Pick & Place with Inputs 4-Blockly...

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Injection Molding: Marvel of Modern Engineering

Jim Found this one, and it is a GEM!  A video about a plastic ball valve. Really? This is a marvel of engineering? Ummm… actually… yes. Jim and I both think so, and since it’s on the internet it must be true. This is a great 15 minute video with some wry humor thrown in that explains...

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