Manufacturing: Manufacturing in the 21st Century
GRADE LEVEL: 6-8
ACADEMIC SUBJECT(S) MOST APPROPRIATE FOR ACTIVITY: Math, Science, Social Studies, English, Industrial Tech, General
TIME TO COMPLETE: 3 Class Periods
This lesson explores how manufacturing has changed over time and facilitates opportunities for students to engage with the exciting technologies used by engineers and designers.
- understand and define advanced manufacturing.
- evaluate how and why manufacturing has changed over time.
- apply an understanding of modern manufacturing to design a new product.
Provided by a joint venture between JET, True North Stars Perkins Consortium, IRRRB, and Story North Productions to be used with the Northeast Minnesota Virtual Industry Tour Project, Manufacturing Sector.