Industries such as automotive, manufacturing, and robotics rely on the power of pneumatics every day. As the use of pneumatics increases so does the demand of workers that have a solid understanding and familiarity of the various systems currently used in industry today. The pneumatics curriculum provides students the opportunity to build and experiment with a pneumatic system. Students work with procedures such as measuring airflow rate, controlling the rate of extension and retraction through pressure settings, and much more. Bonus activities allow students to research careers and additional information about pneumatics using the Internet.
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Activities

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Standards

Math/Measure
Problem Solving
Science
Reading

Module Equipment Includes

DEPCO Pneumatics and PLC Student Workbook, DEPCO Pneumatics and PLC Installation CD, Pneumatics Trainer, PneuMotion Software, PLCMotion Software, Computer Interface Control Unit - CP/C 2000, Power Supply, Air Compressor, Safety Glasses (2), Plastic Container, Headphones (2)

Part # and Description

MP7262 Pneumatics and PLC - less computer

Requirements

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Curriculum Specifications

The student workbook contains concise hands-on procedures, illustrations, screen captures, and photographs which reinforce the multimedia content. Special attention is placed on interesting and relevant graphics to encourage visual learning.

DEPCO Studio is an effective curriculum delivery system that uses the power of the computer to deliver educational content. By using interesting digital videos, full-color animations, professional quality narrations, challenging interactions, relevant photographs, and Computer Aided Instruction (CAI), DEPCO has modernized the way subject matter is taught.

Modules are 15 units consisting of:

- 10 basic activity days with Pre-Test, Post-Test, and Activity Review Questions

- 5 enrichment activities include: vocabulary reinforcement, problem-solving, open-ended challenges, careers, and Internet activities

An instructor's section includes: lesson plan outlines, installation instructions, and answer keys