Advanced manufacturing is the use of innovative technology to improve products or processes, with the relevant technology being described as “advanced”, “innovative”, or “cutting edge”.
FUTURE U. provides educators with the tools they need to inspire their students to use creativity, collaboration, persistence and problem-solving to change the world. Geared towards students in grades 6–12, FUTURE U. uses hands-on, experiential learning to ignite excitement and inspire them to become tomorrow’s innovators.
Scratch is a free programming language and online community where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.
In this media-rich lesson plan, students learn how critical thinking and problem solving are used in advanced manufacturing fields, then apply what they’ve learned in activities that are based on real-world scenarios.
Stuck at Home? Construct These Boredom Busters!
If you’re looking for hands-on activities you can do at home, Build Your Future Arizona has you covered. Using your creativity, thinking skills and imagination, you can create these projects with supplies you may already have!
What Will You Create Today?
Join Boeing and Discovery Education on a mission to inspire the world through aerospace innovation with an exclusive virtual field trip to historic Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. This behind-the-scenes tour will introduce students to Boeing employees who are writing the next chapter of space history.
Nuclear Reimagined Virtual Field Trip. Journey to the leading nuclear research facility in the country, Idaho National Laboratory. Step inside a nuclear reactor, explore unexpected careers in nuclear science, and see what the future may hold thanks to advances in nuclear capabilities.
In this virtual simulation, students will explore the reclamation process to discover how land is restored for a sustainable future.
Join us as we go behind-the-scenes at the Palo Verde Generating Station, the largest power plant in the United States. Watch now to see how nuclear technologies are helping to develop more environmentally friendly electrical power!
Your career is not a job title – it’s the opportunity you have to be in exciting fields while having a positive impact on the world. Jobs abound in the field of nuclear energy and other related fields, often presenting themselves through unexpected pathways and in disciplines you might not think of when you think nuclear science.