CTE: Advanced Manufacturing - Building a Future-Ready Workforce

Artificial intelligence (AI)-powered robots, 3D printing, the Internet of Things (IoT), virtual reality (VR) … there’s a whole world of exciting jobs and careers available to those who have a basic understanding of how to use these Industry 4.0 technologies. In each module of CTE: Advanced Manufacturing – Building a Future-Ready Workforce, students will

  • Investigate new technologies,
  • Explore the ways they impact daily life, and
  • Discover the jobs and career paths that utilize these technologies in their community.

Acknowledgements:

JASON Learning in partnership with the Ohio Valley Employment Resource (OVER) have collaborated to create the curriculum models and provide local career exploration experiences for students in Appalachian Ohio.

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Module - Sensors are Essential

In this module, students will be introduced to the world of digital sensors and begin to explore it using an Arduino System. After completing all the activities in this module, learners will be challenged to innovate and create a digital temperature sensor that will alert someone in their community when the temperature gets too hot or too cold.

Target Audience:

Grades 8-12

Examples of Key Concepts and Vocabulary:

electronic components, interpreting circuits & schematics, basic programming syntax, microcontrollers, and data collection/analysis, etc.

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Module - Details Make All the Difference

In this module, students discover how Advanced Manufacturing designs, produces, and powers our world. After completing all the activities in this module, students are challenged to innovate and create a component that increases the functionality or value of an existing product used by someone in their community.

Target Audience:

Grades 8-12

Examples of Key Concepts and Vocabulary:

Industry 4.0 technologies, engineering design, the digital thread, precision measurement, etc.

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Included Materials

Each module in CTE: Advanced Manufacturing – Building a Future-Ready Workforce

is facilitated by specially designed educator support materials:

  • An “Educator Prep” section complete with directions and supplemental resources
  • Interdisciplinary Connections
  • Relevant videos and web links
  • Rubrics for students challenges

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