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Tools of the Auto Trade

Explorers will be introduced to the wide variety of hand and power tools that are commonly used within the automotive repair industry, and they will become familiar with their use.

Safety in the Auto Shop

Explorers will be introduced to the auto technology work environment and will learn about the importance of establishing and following safety procedures.

Mechanical Engineering

This session will present an overview of the mechanical engineering discipline and will allow Explorers to conduct a short, fun experiment that is related to mechanical engineering.

Fluid Power Technology

This session will present an overview of the field of fluid power engineering and will allow Explorers to conduct a short, fun activity using hydraulics.

Electrical Engineering

This session will present an overview of the electrical engineering discipline and will allow Explorers to conduct a short, fun experiment that is related to electrical engineering.

Industrial Engineering

If you find yourself searching for better ways to do things, you’re thinking like an industrial engineer. Industrial engineers use their knowledge of science, mathematics, and engineering—along with design, computer science, operations management, and other disciplines—to design systems that are simpler, higher quality, a better value, safer, and more efficient.

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