Learners read how to identify a manufacturer's value streams - the first step to value stream mapping.
Internal Combustion Engine Jeopardy
By Bryan LaVigne
Learners answer questions about internal combustion engines using a game board format. This learning object can be used individually, in small groups, or as a class activity to provide an alternative self-assessment tool.
Weight-Volume Relationships: Degree of Saturation
By Steve Whitmoyer
Students read how to determine and calculate the degree of saturation for a given sample of soil or aggregate based on the weight-volume relationship.
Value-Added vs. Non-Value-Added Activities
By Terry Bartelt, Terry Fleischman
In this interactive object, learners read a description of value-added and non-value-added activities and then place various work duties into these two categories.
Communicating Efficiently on the Job
By Rosie Bunnow
Learners brainstorm ideas for how to gather information from team members who work at different locations. They analyze the pros and cons of each idea and make recommendations.
The 8 Wastes of the Lean Production System
By Janet Braun
The learner identifies ways to eliminate or minimize wastes found in business processes. A quiz completes the activity.
Understanding Circular Robotic Motions
The learner will learn the programming steps that are used to create circular motions with robots.
Problem Solving - Describing the Problem
By Mitch Vesaas
The learner will understand how to measure a problem over time by using a common run chart to visualize the gap between past performance and future goals.
Problem Solving: Using a Decision Matrix
The learner will understand how to use brainstorming and a decision matrix to find the best solution to a problem.
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