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Manufacture Your Future offers STEM-based lessons, virtual field trips, and information about careers in the manufacturing industry. Virtual field trips take viewers on tours of Alcoa...more
Manufacture Your Future offers STEM-based lessons, virtual field trips, and information about careers in the manufacturing industry. Virtual field trips take viewers on tours of Alcoa plants featuring the use of robotics and the expertise of engineers and designers. Parent modules include information on facilitating conversations in careers at home. Lesson plans challenge students to design shoes, robots, and explore manufacturing careers.
In the ClassroomDiscover the many free resources on this site as part of career exploration lessons. View videos together, or have students view on their own. Take a virtual field trip to a manufacturing plant to learn more about design and the manufacturing process. Challenge students to create a simple infographic sharing information about manufacturing careers using Easel.ly, reviewed here, or have them create an interactive poster using Lucidpress, reviewed here. Ask students to use Fakebook, reviewed here, to create a "fake" page similar in style to Facebook about a week in the life of an engineer or designer.
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