Lesson 1: How It's Made



This is a introductory lesson intended to prepare students for their lesson on machining and manufacturing. It gives them a look at the manufacturing of a limousine from the ground up. It is intended to get them thinking about how products are created and who creates them.

Students will research "How It's Made" videos and make a class presentation on the skills required of workers to manufacture various products.Students will make an oral presentation that includes the name of the product, a list of skills and machines used in production of the product.

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Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Engineering & Architecture Engineering & Architecture
    • Engineering Technology
    • Architectural Design
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Engineering Design
  • Information and Communication Technologies Information and Communication Technologies
    • Networking
Grade Levels
  • 11

Standards and Objectives


California English Common Core Standards (1)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will understand planning and layout operations.
  • Students will understand the concepts related to processing materials using machine tools and forming equipment.
  • Students will gain an understanding of inspection and quality control.
  • Students will identify standard hand and machine tools used in manufacturing systems.
  • Students will identify emerging machining and forming technology systems.
  • Students will understand how machine tools are used in production and prototype work.
  • Students will identify various industrial forming processes.

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