Skilled Trades Back
Build a shed, install a sink, grow a garden, drive a school bus and more.
- Exploring Career Fields
- Life Skills
- US Department of Education Career Clusters
- Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
- Architecture & Construction
- Arts, A/V Technology & Communications
- Business Management & Administration
- Education & Training
- Government & Public Administration
- Health Science
- Hospitality & Tourism
- Human services
- Information Technology
- Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
- Transportation, Distribution & Logistics
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.
Explorers will be introduced to the auto technology work environment and will learn about the importance of establishing and following safety procedures.
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.
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.
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.
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.