Celebrate Manufacturing Day with a Day of Virtual Learning

Friday, October 6, 2017, at 11:00 AM (EST)
Join us in celebrating MFG Day as we stream LIVE to classrooms across the country from Discovery’s Global Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD. Tune in at the top of each hour to experience careers in modern manufacturing, engage in interactive activities and see just how diverse and innovative the opportunities are for students who transform passions into a future in STEM.

11:00am – 11:15am ET – Celebrating MFG Day
Learn all about MFG Day, why it was started and how modern manufacturing is a force through which careers of all skills and specialties are possible. Engage in a myth-busting activity to test your manufacturing IQ.

12:00pm-12:15pm ET – Crowdsourcing Careers
Meet real-world manufacturing professionals and participate in a global collaborative project that connects classrooms to STEM careers across the globe. Come prepared with the name of a STEM career you can share.

1:00pm-1:15pm ET – Designing the Future
Create a robot, design a shoe and investigate applications of 3D printing. We will focus on Manufacture Your Future’s resources, and how they can directly apply to your students as they explore their interests and strengths.

Before you join, we have a few questions designed to test your knowledge.  Share your responses below.



Which country produces the largest percentage of the world’s goods?



How is your classroom celebrating MFG Day? We want to hear from you! Share your MFG Day ideas and inspiration with @DiscoveryEd on social media using #ManufactureYourFuture for a chance to have your classroom featured during our virtual event!

In the meantime, please visit www.ManufactureYourFuture.com, a comprehensive destination dedicated to connecting classrooms with resources around the dynamic careers available in modern manufacturing.

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