Streaming LIVE from Discovery’s Global Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD. Tune in at the top of each hour to experience careers in modern manufacturing.
11:00 am -11:15 am ET – Celebrating MFG Day
12:00 – 12:15 pm ET – Crowdsourcing Careers
1:00 pm – 1:15 pm ET – Designing the Future
Join us in celebrating MFG Day as we stream LIVE to classrooms across the country from Discovery’s Global Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD. Tune in at the top of each hour to experience careers in modern manufacturing, engage in interactive activities and see just how diverse and innovative the opportunities are for students who transform passions into a future in STEM.
11:00am – 11:15am ET – Celebrating MFG Day
Learn all about MFG Day, why it was started and how modern manufacturing is a force through which careers of all skills and specialties are possible. Engage in a mythbusting activity to test your manufacturing IQ.
12:00pm-12:15pm ET – Crowdsourcing Careers
Meet real-world manufacturing professionals and participate in a global collaborative project that connects classrooms to STEM careers across the globe. Come prepared with the name of a STEM career you can share.
1:00pm-1:15pm ET – Designing the Future
Create a robot, design a shoe and investigate applications of 3D printing. We will focus on Manufacture Your Future’s resources, and how they can directly apply to your students as they explore their interests and strengths.
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.