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55 resources with the concept manufacturing

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Human Impact on Ecosystems

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
An environmenta science unit includes three lessons plus a cumulative project covering the ecosystem. Scholars follow the history of the Ford Rouge Factory from its construction on wetlands and how it destroyed the environment to its...
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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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Design Step 5: Construct a Prototype

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Enough with the talking, let's build something! In the fifth step in the engineering design process, young engineers build a prototype to test their ideas. The lesson walks them through the process of evaluating it step-by-step....
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Classroom Paper Recycling

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
After reading about the history and recycling of paper, creative crafters collaborate to think of a new process for making recycled paper. A complete teacher's guide and student worksheets are included. There is no written procedure for...
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Real-Life Math — Production Scheduler

For Students 6th Standards
Use unit rates to find the number of parts needed to produce a given number of units. A production scheduler shares the different ways schedulers use math to ensure the required amount of parts are available to manufacture air...
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The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course History of Science #21

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Industrial Revolution changed transportation systems, social systems, and economies. Episode 21 of Crash Course History of Science examines the Industrial Revolution. From the invention and improvements to the steam engine to the...
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Your Hidden Water Footprint: Defining a Problem to Find a Solution

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
One 17-ounce bottle of Cola requires around 46 gallons of water to produce. How is that possible? Young scientists learn about the hidden water used to produce everyday items. They research, discuss, and look for ways to reduce water...
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The Newton Challenge

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Make Newton proud. Scholars apply their understanding of forces and energy to an engineering design challenge. They learn about simple machines, create a presentation on Newton's laws, and develop a balloon-powered car.
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Assembly Required and the Design Process Too!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do your part to make manufacturing more manageable. A capstone project challenges each group to identify and research a manufacturing process for a product. To complete the activity, they create a presentation for business and community...
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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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Electrolysis of Brine

For Students 9th - 12th
Manufacture new compounds through an electrolysis process. The 29th lesson of the 35-part chemistry series explains how to decompose NaCl through electrolysis. The instructor explains the ionic implications and how to detect the...
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Can It!

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Determine the life cycle of a can from the ground to holding food with an activity that asks groups to compare the physical properties of different types of cans. Teams then conduct a Web Quest to create a flow chart that traces the of...
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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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Edible Rovers

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The good thing about building this rover is you get to eat it afterwards. Pairs determine rover parts they want to include in their design based upon their cost and usefulness. The teams design their rovers, build them from edible...
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Conveyor Engineering

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Moving along the line. Class members research how a conveyor belt works in order to gain background information. Groups then design a conveyor belt that will carry a piece of candy four feet and along a 90-degree turn. The groups build...
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Alabama's New South Era

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The industrialization and urbanization of Alabama during the New South era (1865-1914) is the focus of a lesson that asks class members to use primary source documents to examine the impact of industrialization on Alabama workers and...
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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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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, this may be better...
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How It's Made - Toilet Paper

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Ever wondered how toilet paper is made? It's actually a pretty interesting process. This informative video takes the viewer through the entire process. The most amazing thing is to see all of the machinery involved on the assembly line...
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Compare Two Worlds: North vs South 1861

For Students 3rd - 12th
Compare the North and South's population and economy in an interactive that displays a map of the states. Viewers discover which economy thrived more due to slave population. Use the interactive as a learning tool or for learners to...
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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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Recycling Improvements

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Paper is a large commodity, so how do people make it last? Pupils learn about the process of recycling an important commodity in a hands-on activity. After examining the process, they perform the process themselves and brainstorm ways to...
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Paper Production

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students compare paper making by hand and by assembly line. For 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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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...