Take a Virtual Field Trip with Sandvik at IMTS

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Developed by educators and manufacturing industry experts, “Technology Applied” is a virtual field trip that connects academic courses to development of important products. The interactive web broadcast, from IMTS September 8th-13th in Chicago, will show students why math and science matters, and how the courses they take today can be applied in productive and rewarding future careers.

This 30-minute virtual field trip runs in three different episodes on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday during IMTS-week, offering diverse aspects of the trade show experience to teachers and their classrooms. Students will get to explore some of the most groundbreaking and fascinating areas of today’s — and tomorrow’s — applied technology. Topics include 3-D additive printing for aerospace manufacturing, helicopter engineering, and race car technology.

According to JoAnn Mitchell, senior project leader of Sandvik Coromant, “Students can experience how manufacturing plays a key role in their everyday lives and see the possibilities it can offer. People can have a career in manufacturing that literally makes a difference in how we live.”

The broadcast is appropriate for students in grades 5-12, college, and tech school. The field trip is organized by Sandvik Coromant and supported by the AMT, Haas, Fanuc, DMG Mori Seiki, Okuma, Hurco, Doosan, Mastercam, Koma Precision and Gardner Media.

For more information on Sandvik at IMTS 2014, visit www.sandvik.com.