• Welding Safety -- Horrible, Deadly Accident in Minnesota

    Here's just a reminder of how important it is to follow all safety measures all of the time.  See this article from the Minneapolis/St. Paul Star Tribune ...   http://www.startribune.com/local/93813424.html?elr=KArksU...
    Jay Jackman
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  • Ground and Aerial Robots for Agricultural Production: Opportunities and Challenges

    The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) released a new paper, Ground and Aerial Robots for Agricultural Production: Opportunities and Challenges. It is now available for download.   Today, highly a...
    Dan Gogerty
    created by Dan Gogerty
  • Pneumatics and Hydraulics

    I am looking for pneumatics and hydraulic lesson ideas.  Hands on activities that won't break the bank.  I am not an expert and looking for some manageable ideas!  Thanks!
    last modified by Natasha
  • Briggs & Stratton Power Portal Video Worksheets

    Need a video guide for the videos on the Briggs & Stratton Power Portal? Look no further!   Fill-in-the-blank worksheets are created for the following videos:   Ignition Systems Compression Diagnostics Horsepower ...
    Andrea Fristoe
    last modified by Andrea Fristoe
  • Safe Tractor Driving--Hand Signals & Signs

    If you teach Machinery Operation and want to get your kids ready for the NSTMOP certification exam, here are some documents to help prepare students for hand signals and warning signs around equipment. This content al...
    Darla Romberger
    last modified by Darla Romberger
  • Wiring Diagrams

    Hello Everyone,   As a new teacher it becomes difficult to find good resources with electricity wiring labs. Attached are images of color versions of wiring diagrams I use for my Ag. Mechanics and Ag. Structures cour...
    Sara Colombe
    last modified by Sara Colombe
  • Welding Project-Need help with plans

    My ag mechanics class suggested they make toolboxes for their welding project. While I'm very excited that they are so motivated to build something they will use, I'm nervous because welding is not my strong area. At ...
    Amanda Hack
    last modified by Amanda Hack
  • Teaching Arc weldin

    Hi, I am a first year teacher and am just starting to get kids interested in the shop. However, I am unfamiliar with teaching the beginning of arc welding. How do you start this lesson and are there any lectures/Power...
    Kailee Davis
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  • Single Point Welding or Shop Skill Rubrics

    I am not having any luck in a search.  Does anyone have any single point rubrics for weld skills or shop procedures? Thanks in advance.
    Jason Larison
    created by Jason Larison
  • 330 Week 1 DL Ag Mech 3 (1).pdf

    Here is an example of a Hyper-doc I created for my Ag Mech 3 welding class.  Some kids are actually taking this for a community college credit.  In the midst of Covid-19, I had to come up with some pretty creative rev...
    Dianna Jarema
    created by Dianna Jarema
  • Blacksmithing/ forge Unit

    I'm looking to do an intro unit of "blackmithing"/ hot metal work.  Does anyone have some introductory materials on the topic that would be appropriate for an upper level class?  Terminology / concepts and maybe a sim...
    Raylene Russell
    created by Raylene Russell
  • Agriculture Mechanics Open House?

    I am looking for ideas/suggestions on projects that students in grades 6th-8th could complete during our Agriculture's Departments first open house. Each grade is scheduled to tour the department for a 42 minuet class...
    Jessie Shafer
    created by Jessie Shafer
  • Looking for advice on hosting an Ag Mechanics contest.

    Hi all,    Currently my school is kicking around the idea of hosting an Ag Mechanics contest for the area agriculture programs to take part in. I am looking for some of the logistics of hosting such an event as well ...
    Jessie Shafer
    created by Jessie Shafer
  • Welding Career Assignment

    I just made this for a kid that had a hand injury and can't weld due to stitches. I'll leave this here for anybody that needs it for sub plans or modifications. Wish you all the best. welding ag_welding sub_plans subs...
    Brent Beley
    created by Brent Beley
  • Wiring Ladder Diagrams

    I am looking for resources for teaching Electrical Ladder diagrams, I have plenty of resources for wiring residential circuits. I would like to introduce ladder diagrams for electrical controls, as that is one area th...
    William Johnson
    created by William Johnson
  • Precision Agriculture

    Does anyone have any precision agriculture worksheets or labs? I am looking to teach students the following objectives: technologies, benefits, risks, GPS, VRT, Drones, Tractors, Monitor Systems, Robots, etc. Any powe...
    Lezlie Durst
    created by Lezlie Durst
  • I am taking the ag mechanics vocational teacher testing for Massachusetts, is there anyone that can help me focus my studying?

    I am taking the preliminary test for ag mechanics in Massachusetts and the categories that they give to test us on is very broad. Is there anyone who can help narrow down the topics? Any help is appreciated!
    created by Stephanie
  • Electrical Wiring Diagrams.pptx

    Looking for wiring diagrams to help teach it?  Here you go!  I created these to help my Ag Mech 1 students help visualize the circuit boards a little easier.  They are quicker at transferring the knowledge to learn to...
    Dianna Jarema
    last modified by Dianna Jarema
  • Wood Shop Safety Test

    I am a new teacher and I am looking for a safety test to give to my Junior High Wood Shop class. If anyone is willing to share the test they give I would greatly appreciate it! Also, if you have any good ideas on teac...
    Nicole Merchant
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  • Electricity Lesson Plans

    Hi! I will be student teaching in January, and I am trying to find lesson plans/information on electricity.  I will be teaching a course on electricity for 10 weeks, and I am struggling to find any useful information....
    Mackenzie Crooks
    last modified by Mackenzie Crooks