Thursday, September 3rd Links

Remember that your quiz site is www.quia.com/web

FIRST OF ALL:

The contact lens/welding thing is a MYTH: http://blog.phillips-safety.com/welding-with-contact-lenses

If you have contact lenses, don’t worry about it.

Grade 10: If you have completed your safety questions, check out this youtube video series:

Grade 12:

Some reading for you about the Canadian manufacturing sector:

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2015/08/31/ontario-rust-belt-the-economist_n_8065648.html

http://www.thestar.com/business/2015/08/17/oakvilles-robotics-firm-awaits-benefits-of-a-weak-dollar.html

Read the articles and then return to QUIA and answer a few questions about them.

 

 

Robotic Manufacturing Processes

Read the article linked here: http://blog.robotiq.com/bid/69722/Top-5-Robotic-Applications-in-the-Automotive-Industry

Now, after reading the articles, answer the following questions and email a document to me with your responses (david.darling@k12.kpdsb.ca)

1. What are some of the reasons that robotic manufacturing processes are used?

2. What are some of the advantages of robotic processes?

3. What are some processes that are still completed by humans?

4. What are the advantages of having a robot that is able to “see” what it is doing?

5. What are some of the advantages of using robotic painting processes?

 

Answer these using specific references to the article. Full sentences are required.

 

Environmentally Responsible Manufacturing

Read the following article: http://planetsave.com/2013/06/21/10-companies-with-eco-conscious-production-processes/

1. Choose one of the companies listed and describe the steps that they are taking to manufacture their products in an environmentally sensitive way.

2. Describe the advantages to manufacturing products in an environmentally sensitive fashion.

3. Describe some potential challenges of environmentally sensitive manufacturing.

Email your completed work to david.darling@k12.kpdsb.ca

 

Educational Research

Click HERE if you are looking for outlines for the four manufacturing projects.

Where would you go to school?

Take a look at any of the following trades and research a school based in Ontario that can provide the training required to enter that field:

Welder
Underwater welder
Automotive Repair
Machinist
Tool and Die Maker
Blacksmith
Millwright
CNC Machinist

Provide an outline with the following information:

Name of School/Location

Length of Program and Cost (if available)

Entry Requirements

Sample of courses you will take in the program

Career Opportunities for graduates.

 

Email your completed response to david.darling@k12.kpdsb.ca

Please complete and submit the “Career Research” assignment if you have not yet done so.

Examples

Metal Balancer/Kinetic Sculpture:

Surfing Guy

Weightlifting Guy

Jackhammer Guy

Owl

Balance Girl

Tons More and more

Welded Metal Word Art

Here are some welded metal words (I don’t know why so many say “Love”)

Fire Extinguisher

Here are some

And some more

Campfire Cooker

Here is the basic model

More examples

Grade 11 Manufacturing Friday March 13th

Choose a career in the manufacturing field, research it online and write a short informational paragraph about the career.

You must include the following information in your finished product:
Job description
Educational Requirements (list at least two places that you could receive the education required for this job)
Skills needed by people who do this job
Wage expectations (for people that do this job in Canada if possible, in Canadian dollars if not)
Where you would work if you had this job (names of companies)
Opportunities for advancement (what else is there that people who do this job can do?)
Picture(s) of somebody doing this job or other relevant graphics

Type this up and then email it to me. Email to david.darling@k12.kpdsb.ca

Possible Careers:
Welder
Underwater welder
Automotive Repair
Machinist
Tool and Die Maker
Blacksmith
Millwright
CNC Machinist

If you have completed that, check out some of these videos by Chuck-E. He give a pretty good overview of many welding processes – look at something new or review a process that you have already worked on.

https://www.youtube.com/user/ChuckE2009

If you’re done with that look online to try to find some project ideas for used/discarded fire extinguishers. As I mentioned, I am getting a bunch and I’d like to see what we can do with them

 

 

 

Grade 10 Comm Tech

This is the link to the Grade 10 Comm Tech website: https://classroom.google.com/u/0/h

This is the code you will need to join the class:

ubs13er

Grade 9 TIJ Click the link Below!

SketchUp Tutorial Link

Career Research – Grade 10 Manufacturing

Choose a career in the manufacturing field, research it online and write a short informational paragraph about the career.

You must include the following information in your finished product:
Job description
Educational Requirements (list at least two places that you could receive the education required for this job)
Skills needed by people who do this job
Wage expectations (for people that do this job in Canada if possible, in Canadian dollars if not)
Where you would work if you had this job (names of companies)
Opportunities for advancement (what else is there that people who do this job can do?)
Picture(s) of somebody doing this job or other relevant graphics

Type this up and then email it to me. My email address is mrdarling@mrdarling.com.

Possible Careers:
Welder
Underwater welder
Automotive Repair
Machinist
Tool and Die Maker
Blacksmith
Millwright
CNC Machinist

Manufacturing Video

part two if there is time: