West Virginia Public Broadcasting has added another video to its STEAM collection on West Virginia LearningMedia. This latest video looks at Advanced Manufacturing Technicians and the opportunities in the job market.
The video explores a cooperative learning program with community colleges and Toyota Manufacturing. Also featured is the Manufacturing and Robotix program at Ben Franklin Career and Technical Center.
The learning component of the lesson has students examine truth tables as they are used in Programmable Logic Controllers. PLC's are integral in Advanced Manufacturing. The videos are a good tool for career exploration for student from 6th grade up to the adult learner.