Lesson 1: Introduction to Datums

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Introduction

In this opening lesson to this project, students are introduced to datums. Students will be able to explain the concept of datums through a physical example and through the creation of entry-level, industry-standard drawings.

Datums

Datums
5 Hours

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Engineering & Architecture Engineering & Architecture
    • Engineering Technology
    • Engineering Design
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • Post-Secondary

Standards and Objectives

Standards

California's 2008 CTE Standards (2)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will be able to create a Datum Surface Plate Model
  • Students will understand the concept of primary, secondary, and tertiary datum planes
  • Students will be able to assign datums to a simple part using industry-standard notation

Program Information and Grade Levels

Industries / Pathways
  • Engineering & Architecture Engineering & Architecture
    • Engineering Technology
    • Engineering Design
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • Post-Secondary

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