Virtual and Remote Learning is changing the way many think about education.

This list includes resources for BotsIQ teachers who want to increase their students’ technical knowledge and skills.

If you have a resource that we can add to the list, please send to Michel Conklin at [email protected]

 

Online Resources

BotsIQ Academy – https://form.jotform.com/conklin/BotsIQ_Academy

TITANS of CNC – https://academy.titansofcnc.com/

Haas Certification Program – Basic Mill Operator Course – https://learn.haascnc.com/

Additional Haas Learning Resources – https://www.haascnc.com/myhaas/Haas_Learning_Resources.html?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=Digital_Reasources_graphic

Fun.com (shout out to Jess for sharing!!)  – https://www.fun.com/guide-to-fun-experimental-science-projects.html

Toyota Introduction to Manufacturing Lesson Plans – https://files.constantcontact.com/df7d53ca501/f2399946-3957-47f1-9ac8-4363a7efe192.pdf

CMU CS Academy – https://academy.cs.cmu.edu/splash

Code Academy – https://www.codecademy.com/

Edge Factor – https://www.edgefactor.com/V5/pages/zonedyn.aspx?z=87

Autodesk Design Academy – https://academy.autodesk.com/

CTE Online – https://www.cteonline.org/

camInstructor Resource Hub – https://blog.caminstructor.com/working-learning-or-teaching-from-home?utm_campaign=Mastercam%20Video%20Blog&utm_content=122609309&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&hss_channel=fbp-369309920192364

Manufacture Your Future – Resources, including Virtual Learning Experiences – https://www.manufactureyourfuture.com/

Sandvik – https://www.sandvik.coromant.com/en-us/services/education/pages/e-learning.aspx

Siemens STEM Activities – https://www.siemensstemday.com/educators/activities

Make: Community – Hands-on STEM Activities – https://makercamp.com/project-library/

Teach Engineering – STEM Curriculum for K-12 – https://www.teachengineering.org/

Try Engineering – STEM Lesson Plans K-12 – https://tryengineering.org/teachers/lesson-plans/

Amazon Future Engineer – Virtual Robotics and Coding Classes – https://gocoderz.com/amazon-future-engineer/ (currently free)

Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy – some of the work can be done remotely with limited resources – https://www.cs2n.org/premium (Extended Premium Access Trial to 90 days)

Discover E – collection of Engineering and STEM content and activities; sort by hands-on activities, videos, websites, games, and lessonplans – http://www.discovere.org/our-activities

Mitsubishi Material’s FREE E-Learning Courses – 11 courses in drilling, milling, turning, threading, tool grades, and workpiece materials – https://diaedgemtecnc.lpages.co/mtec-online-courses/

Pittsburgh STEAM Channel – Youtube videos with STEAM challenges and activities – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCClaLgFKM6DuRAcO8WbdQ_w/videos 

The Consortium for Public Education – Career Journeys Videos – https://www.theconsortiumforpubliceducation.org/skill-building-games-3-4-2/careerjourneys/

 

Free CAD / CAM Software for Students and Educators

Autodesk Fusion 360 – https://www.autodesk.com/products/fusion-360/students-teachers-educators

Autodesk Inventor – https://www.autodesk.com/education/free-software/inventor-professional

SOLIDWORKS (through NRL) – https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/6762f6652a04487ca9786fcb06b84cb5

SOLIDWORKS App for Kids – https://www.swappsforkids.com/apps/style-it/

OnShape Free – https://www.onshape.com/products/free

Google Sketchup – https://www.sketchup.com/plans-and-pricing/sketchup-free

Mastercam (through NRL) – https://www.mastercam.com/national-robotics-league/

Tinkercad (Has 3D Design, Electronics, and Codeblocks) – https://www.tinkercad.com/

GrabCAD – https://grabcad.com/

 

Apps / Games

Cube Cut – Available in Google Play, Apple App Store, and Amazon – https://www.simcoachgames.com/games/

MechLife: Manufacturing Career Quest – Available in Google Play, Apple App Store, and Amazon – https://www.simcoachgames.com/games/

Other Career Readiness Games are available from Simcoach Games – Available in Google Play, Apple App Store, and Amazon – https://www.simcoachgames.com/games/

Smart Manufacturing 2 App – https://www.ptc.com/en/solutions/digital-manufacturing/smart-mfg-app

 

Online virtual tours

Sentry – https://sentry-equip.com/factory-virtual-tour

Toyota Tour – https://www.tourtoyota.com/kentucky

Manufacture Your Future – several virtual field trips – https://www.manufactureyourfuture.com/VirtualFieldTrip/US

Catalyst Connections – What’s So Cool About Manufacturing Videos – https://www.whatssocool.org/video-library/

 

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WQED Future Jobs – videos with discussion guides – https://www.wqed.org/future-jobs

Zoom Meeting – Video Conferencing – Free – https://zoom.us/

Google Meetups – Online Meetings – Free – https://meet.google.com/_meet?utm_campaign=DonanimHaber&utm_medium=referral&authuser=1&utm_source=DonanimHaber

Free Conference Call – https://www.freeconferencecall.com/online-meetings

AIU3 and tranformED’s Pop Up PLNs (Professional Learning Networks) hosts daily webinars (at 11:00AM and 3:00PM) covering a variety of virtual and online technologies and teaching practices – https://www.aiu3.net/Page/4914

Discovery Education’s STEM Careers Coalition – https://stemcareerscoalition.org/

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