Content Standards and Objectives
Level of Competence
Perform mathematical computations as they
relate to manufacturing activities (calculating
break even points, board feet, bills of
Interpret various charts, graphs and drawings
used to display numerical data.
Develop a management team to run a
simulated company, using it to improve
quality, productivity, and economic
competitiveness in manufacturing.
Research and Development
Practice a variety of ways to generate ideas
to solve problems.
Conduct a market survey to determine the
potential sales of a product you have
Design and construct a working model of a
Use testing strategies to evaluate the model,
and analyze the information gained through
testing to evaluate the success of the
Finances and Accounting
Estimate fixed and variable manufacturing
Prepare a master budget and maintain a
Explain and demonstrate general safety rules
and the proper use of tools, machines, and
equipment in the manufacturing laboratory.
Describe safety measures and industrial laws
and regulations used by manufacturing
industries to protect workers on the job.
Describe the three (3) major types of
industrial relations (employee, labor, public)
and list several functions of each.
Identify common materials (metallic, ceramic,
natural and synthetic polymers) and describe
their characteristic properties.
Identify various types of tools and equipment
and the methods used to safely control them.
Form and/or separate standard stock into
one piece products or components of
multiple piece products.