Module Summary: AMP-IT-UP - Sweet Machines
Students, posing as candy manufacturers, examine automated manufacturing processes to determine which procedure produces the most consistent packages of a multi-colored candy. They use measures of center, spread, interquartile range and box plots to determine which new manufacturing equipment they should purchase.
- Video - How Candy Canes are Made- A video showing the process of how candy canes are made.
- Video - M&M Manufacturing Plant - A video showing the process of how M&M's are made.
- Video - Shark Tank - Shark Tank clip of an entrepreneur who needs investors to support his plan of using an assembly and packaging plant to manufacturer his product.
Complete Set of Module Files:
Advanced Manufacturing and Prototyping Integrated To Unlock Potential (AMP-IT-UP)
is made possible by a grant from the National Science Foundation (Award Number: 1238089)