Manufacturing Teacher Resources

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Fresh Solutions: Water Use and Conservation

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Water, water, everywhere but there is less of it available to drink! The ten resources in this collection examine water waste in manufacturing, depleted aquifers, water usage, and desalination and recycling methods. Students watch...
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Mission to Mars

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Martians beware! Earthlings are on the way! A 13-resource collection prepares future astronauts for space travel by studying interesting facts about the Red Planet, the history of Martian exploration, and the development of robotics....
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A President's Vision: George Washington

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Worksheets guide 21st-century learners through an examination of primary source documents related to the presidency of George Washington. The worksheets in the collection allow students to identify the context, meaning, and significance...
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Advanced Manufacturing for Greener Transport

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How do manufacturers make transportation to use less energy? The short video highlights the work of engineers and materials scientists use in their work with new technologies in transportation. It focuses on machining and composite...
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Career Connections | Lean Manufacturing Manager

For Students 6th - 12th
The lean manufacturing manager's job is to keep production costs down by increasing the efficiency of the production processes. Viewers get the inside scoop as they watch a short video of a manager's typical day at Whirlpool Corporation.
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Manufacturing Processes 4-5

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
No need to manufacture an excuse for learning about manufacturing. Scholar use an eBook to study manufacturing processes. The textbook covers milling machines, lathe machines, drill presses, bandsaws, surface grinders, heat treating,...
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Manufacturing

For Students 7th - 12th
What do Rosie the Riveter and Uncle Sam have in common? They both urged American workers to manufacture war goods. An informative video shows the push to produce enough war goods to meet the needs of the Allied troops overseas during...
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Design Step 6: Evaluate/Manufacture a Final Product

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
This is what all of the excitement has been building up to! Young engineers create engineering drawings, use machines to manufacture their products, test, and evaluate their designs in the last step in the engineering design process.
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Manufacturing Company Chairman

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Want to learn how to become a chairman of a manufacturing company? Chris Hoolhorst emphasizes the importance of education to become a chairman.
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Come On Over Rover

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce your class to the steps that occur in the manufacturing of parts, the assembly, and the testing of a Mars rover. Pupils learn about fabrication techniques and tolerances in the manufacturing process. 
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Primary Source Worksheet: “Report on Manufacturers,” Annals of Congress

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Invite your learners to take a look at life during the term of United States president George Washington through analysis of an interesting primary source. The document summarizes American manufacturing capacities, as detailed by the...
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Sustainability: Environmental Management and Responsible Manufacturing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When you think about environmental sustainability, the Ford Motor Company probably isn't the first company to come to mind. A four-lesson unit introduces learners to the idea of sustainability and environmental stewardship. It describes...
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Excerpt from Edward Bain's The History of Cotton Manufacture in Great Britain (1835)

For Students 7th - 10th
Great Britain was where the industrial revolution began. The class reads an excerpt from a document written in 1835 describing cotton manufacture in Great Britain. They then answer two critical analysis questions. 
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Solar Cell Manufacturing Field Trip and/or Guest Speaker

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Appreciate the chance to get out of the classroom. Scholars take a field trip to a solar cell or solar panel facility to learn about the manufacturing aspect of the business. They also hear from a guest speaker and ask questions about...
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A Question of Balance

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
It's a neat idea, but the task of designing a system for filling jars with consistent specific amounts of a product may be a little out of reach, especially for younger pupils. Intended as an engineering design lesson plan, this may be...
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Paper Production

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students compare paper making by hand and by assembly line. In this manufacturing lesson, students compare and contrast the two main ways to make paper, by hand or by machine.  Students research paper making and have a class discussion...
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CEO Manufacturing Company

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Do your students dream of becoming a CEO one day? Mahmood Khan tells us how he made his dream become a reality. He also walks us through his tasks as a CEO of a large company and what he enjoys most about his job.
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Career Connections | Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

For Students 6th - 12th
Imagine engineering robotic assembly machines! That's one of the many tasks taken on by advanced manufacturing engineers. A PBS video explains what it takes to be a manufacturing engineer in the auto industry.
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Engineering Manager

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Mueed Khan is the Engineering Manager at a manufacturing company. Khan discusses his occupational duties, the required training, as well as why he enjoys going to work.
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Microarray Manufacturing Technology

For Students 9th - 12th
Microarray technology has made advances in scientific research possible. Watch as the videos reveal the manufacturing process of these microarrays. One video shows the automated process while another explains the science behind the...
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Unit: Processing and Manufacturing: Examination Three

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Young scholarsMatch the vocabulary terms in column A with the definitions in column B. Write the letter of the definition in column B in the space next to the terms in column A. Afterwhcich, students Write short answers or fill in the...
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How Products are Manufactured?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders comprehend the difference between mass production and custom manufacturing. They have a basic understanding on how items go from a raw material to a manufactured finished product. Students have an understanding of the...
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Manufacturing Technologies: Making a Picture Frame

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use cereal boxes, paint, buttons and glue to design and make a frame for a photograph. They consider the different processes involved in making the frame and discuss how their observations apply to manufacturing systems that are...
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“How it’s made…a career”

For Teachers 10th - 12th
What does it take to land a manufacturing job? Upper graders explore the objects around them, where they were manufactured, and what they need to obtain a manufacturing career. 

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