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Future of Manufacturing

Cho feels that Lanie’s assembly line can become more efficient if they introduce some helpful technological aspects. Do you agree or disagree? Technology has changed so much of the manufacturing world that now it is hard to imagine a world without it.

Age Group

11 - 14

Grade Level: 

Middle School

Total Hours

15 hours

Course Modules

• Manufacturing – Holding Hands With Technology • What Do You Foresee? • Emerging Technological Trends In Manufacturing • New Technologies In Manufacturing • Our Lives And Technology • Discussing The Health And Safety (HSE) Managers • Hands-on “The Health And Safety ” • Inventory Manager • Hands-on “Manage Your Inventory” • Engineering Manager • Hands-on “Race With The Sun” Operations Manager • Hands-on “The Pulley System” • Warehouse Manager • Hands-on “Storage Sort”

Learning Outcomes

• Develop an understanding of the intersection between technology and manufacturing. • Explore emerging technological trends within the manufacturing industry. • Familiarize yourself with new technologies utilized in manufacturing processes. • Recognize the profound impact of technology in daily life and across various sectors. • Understand the role and responsibilities of health and safety managers in a manufacturing environment. • Develop skills in inventory management, engineering management, operations management, and warehouse management.

Course Elements

• Quizzes • Video Quests • Video Scenarios • Hands-on Activities • Downloadables • Videos

Course Overview

One rainy day, Lanie was bored at home and decided to make a flower hair clip. The next day everyone at school loved it and asked Lanie for one. She decided to start her own business manufacturing these hair clips. Let’s follow Lanie’s journey with her hairclip business.

This course includes:

4 Quizzes
5 Video Quests
4 Video Scenarios
5 Hands-on Activities
3 Downloadables

Related careers:

Manufacturing Engineer
Technology Manager
Supply Chain Analyst

Skills you will gain:

Thinking skills
Cognitive skills
Observation skills

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Client Reviews

My daughter loved the sustainability activities and learned a lot about the importance of being environmentally friendly. The handson activities were her favorite part, and she was able to complete them easily with the detailed instructions provided. Highly recommend! Wang W.

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