Makerspace Careers: Careers in Machine Maintenance, 1st Edition

  • Don Rauf
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1508188084
  • ISBN-13: 9781508188087
  • DDC: 621.8
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released December 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Machines drive our world. Mechanical devices in assembly lines churn out all our products, from candy bars to cars. Engines power our vehicles and factories. Our homes depend on appliances like washers and water heaters. The work of machine maintenance professionals is crucial to keep these devices humming. Careers in this field are rewarding because they involve problem-solving and hands-on work. Makerspaces give young people the opportunity to explore and develop the skills needed for machine maintenance careers. This instructive resource reveals how sharing ideas, equipment, and knowledge through makerspaces can open doors to a wide range of opportunities in machine maintenance.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Mastering Skills through Making.
2: “Making” Your Way to a Successful Career.
3: Making Products in Factories: Assembly Line Work.
4: Keep Those Motors Running.
5: High-Tech Maintenance.
6: Maintaining the Home and Office.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.