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Creating a Regional Workforce for Rural Manufacturing:
Linking Technical Education Systems and Students to Local Business
A Project Funded by National Science Foundation
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These learning videos are on You Tube.  They are a great resource and contain important information on using Solid Works, project ideas, Science and Math concepts.  We invite your feedback.  Please send feedback to: lsstricklin@lcsc.edu or rdixon@uidaho.edu.

STEM Reflective Guide

STEM Reflective Guide - STEM concepts learned from designing a Hydraulic Cylinder

Module One - Introductory Hydraulic Cylinders

Module 1 Lesson 1 Introduction to Hydraulic Cylinders

Module 1 Lesson 1 Introduction to Hydraulic Cylinders Part Two

Module 1 Lesson 2 Hydraulic Cylinder 3 Methods

Module 1 Lesson 3 Simple Endcap

Module 1 Lesson 4 Piston and Rod

Module 1 Lesson 5 2nd Simple Endcap

Module 1 Lesson 6 Simple Assembly

Module Two - Advanced Hydraulic Cylinders

Module 2 Lesson 1 Introduction to Advanced Hydraulic Cylinders

Module 2 Lesson 2 Advanced Endcap 1

Module 2 Lesson 3 Advanced Endcap 2

Module 2 Lesson 4 Piston, Shaft, and Cylinder

Module 2 Lesson 5 Advanced Hydraulic Cylinder Assembly

Module Three - Mold Making

Module 3 Introduction to Mold Making

Module 3 Lesson 1 Part 1 Vacuum Form Girl Scout Logo

Module 3 Lesson 1 part 2 Vacuum Form Girl Scout Logo

Module 3 Lesson 2 Simple Chocolate Mold

Module 3 Lesson 3 Editing and Casting the Chocolate Mold

Module 3 Lesson 4 Mold Design Considerations

Module Four - Mold Advanced Surface Lofting Techniques

Module 4 Lesson 1 Chocolate Tiger Mold Part 1

Module 4 Lesson 2 Chocolate Tiger Mold Part 2

Module 4 Lesson 3 Chocolate Tiger Mold Part 3

Module 4 Lesson 4 Manipulating Lofted Sections

Module 4 Lesson 5 Lofting Solids

Module 4 Lesson 6 Lofting the Tiger Tail

Module 4 Lesson 7 Editing the Tiger Tail

Module 4 Lesson 8 Surfacing the Tiger Leg

Module 4 Lesson 9 Surfacing the Tiger Body

Module 4 Lesson 10 Strategies for Surfacing Difficult Areas

Module 4 Lesson 11 More Strategies for Surfacing Difficult Areas

Module Five - Advanced Mold Making Techniques

Module 5 Lesson 1 Modeling the Mold Base

Module 5 Lesson 2 SolidWorks® Basic Mold Tools

Module 5 Lesson 3 Mold Core Tools

 

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