Teaching Students about Manufacturing!
It is never too early to educate students about the outstanding opportunities that exist for careers in manufacturing. But it is also never too late! In order to make sure students understand the opportunities available in manufacturing, it is important that districts provide relevant lessons at all grade levels. You will find a list below of some specific lesson plans with the grade levels they target and the content area standards with which they connect. The specific lesson plan list is followed by some additional high-quality resources that provide current information and/or quality lesson plans associated with manufacturing.
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|Lesson||Grade Level||Standards Connection||Link|
|Design Your Future||3-5||Career Education and Work||Manufacture Your Future|
|Design a Robot||6-8||Math/Science and Technology||Manufacture Your Future|
|What’s Your Influence?||6-8||Social Studies||Manufacture Your Future|
|Manufacturing for the 21st Century||6-8||Social Studies, Science and Technology||Manufacture Your Future|
|Self-Paced Student Module on Manufacturing with Educator Guide||6-8||Math/Science and Technology||Manufacture Your Future|
|Designing a Clay Automobile||6-8||Math/Science and Technology||PDESAS|
|Design Your Future Career||9-12||Career Education and Work||Manufacture Your Future|
|Design a Shoe||9-12||Business, Computer and Information Technology/Science and Technology||Manufacture Your Future|
|Everything is Manufactured||9-12||ELA, Science and Technology, Family and Consumer Science, CEW||PDESAS|
|Innovation in a Bag||9-12||Economics, CEW||PDESAS|