Grade 8 teachers can sign up to have the OK Mobile Trades Unit come into your class.Register for the workshop!
The OK Mobile Trades Unit exists to inspire grade 8 students to explore the opportunities that are available to them in the trades. Using power tools, hand tools and math skills, work through this workshop to build a toolbox. A toolbox representing the development the tools they need to succeed.
Students will use; a mitre saw, bandsaw, impact driver, drill, and a tape measure. The students will learn to read a tape measure all the way to a 16th of an inch. They will add, subtract, and divide fractions. They will be shown that the trades are a great option for them regardless of their gender or background.
We will bring the tools, safety gear, materials, lead trades person, and follow up math worksheets for your class. The workshops run 2h45m. Students will be expected to help clean up, un pack and pack up tools.
*Cap of 15 students in a workshop.