Science and Technology/Engineering
Technology/Engineering, Grades 6-8
Please note: For grades 6-high school, there are suggested learning activities after each set of learning standards. The numbers in parentheses after each activity refer to the related technology/engineering learning standard(s).
Broad Concept: Manufacturing is the process of converting raw materials (primary process) into physical goods (secondary process), involving multiple industrial processes, e.g., assembly, multiple stages of production, quality control.
|4.1 ||Describe and explain the manufacturing systems of custom and mass production.|
|4.2 ||Explain and give examples of the impacts of interchangeable parts, components of mass-produced products, and the use of automation, e.g., robotics.|
|4.3 ||Describe a manufacturing organization, e.g., corporate structure, research and development, production, marketing, quality control, distribution.|
|4.4 ||Explain basic processes in manufacturing systems, e.g., cutting, shaping, assembling, joining, finishing, quality control, and safety.|