Creating a Regional Workforce for Rural Manufacturing:
Linking Technical Education Systems and Students to Local Business
A Project Funded by National Science Foundation
Images and models created in SolidWorks® software courtesy of Dassault Systemes SolidWorks Corp., Waltham, MA, USA.
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The following STEM Reflective GuideS Are designed to use with any of the projects contained within the teaching resources.
This guide is designed for students who have been introduced to basic principles of solid modelling. STEM concepts covered are: Friction, Volume and Surface Area, Molecular Structure, Injection Molding, and Mold Design. STEM Reflective Guide - Concepts When Designing a Bushing
This guide can be used after students have completed the dragster design activity from Solid Works. STEM concepts covered include: properties of Carbon Dioxide, Trigonometry, and Wood Harvesting.
STEM Reflective Guide - Concepts When Designing a Dragster
This guide is best used after students have completed the hydraulic cylinder designing activity. STEM concepts covered include: Areas, Work, Pressure, Hydraulic lever, Gas law, and Hydraulic Circuits.
STEM Reflective Guide - Concepts Learned When Designing a Hydraulic Cylinder
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