MatEdU Handbook

Materials Science Educational Handbook is a collection of modules for secondary and post-secondary instructor and students. Part of the Digital Library of the National Resource Center for Materials Technology Education, this handbook has six relevant materials science chapters with lessons from introductory to advanced levels.

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Guitar Building

Building a guitar addresses topics in mechanical, electrical, materials and physical science properties

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Core Competencies

Our core competency studies provide a set of performance indicators that technicians need to know in today's advanced manufacturing environment.

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Technician Education in Additive Manufacturing and Materials.

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Learn more about Material Science! The Online Instructional Resources for Material Science Technology Education (MatEdU) is an NSF funded project housed at Edmonds College.
MatEdU is developing a clearinghouse of teaching materials including labs, hands-on demonstrations, modules and papers, which can easily be integrated into a variety of courses, class-room settings, and industry. The MatEdU collection is expanding rapidly with peer reviewed, classroom tested educational materials.
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MatEdU Collaborative Internship:

a Case Study of our collaborative internship model for education and industry

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The Science Of Additive Manufacturing

Learn more about materials science and additive manufacturing


STEM Guitar Building Institute

STEM Guitar Project leads faculty teams through an intense five day guitar design/build project that relate guitar design process to specific math, science and engineering topics

Material Science

In Everyone's Backyard

This video gives an overview of Material Science and how we encounter it in our everyday lives.