What So Cool About Manufacturing - Student Video Contest (Middle School Students)

Date October 2nd, 2017 to March 30th, 2018
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Industries: Manufacturing
Max. Attendees: Team of 5-6 students and 1 teacher coach
Audience: K12

Experience Details

The goal of this program is to create awareness and change perceptions about manufacturing careers among students, parents, teachers, and the community. Here is a snapshot of the program, more information will be provided once the school team is confirmed. This program is for the 2017/2018 school year.

• A video contest among 7th and 8th grade students at middle schools in Erie County
• Contest work begins in October 2017 and ends with an Awards Ceremony in March 2018
• Each participating school assembles a team of 5-6 students and a Teacher Coach
• Each school team is matched with a local manufacturing company to research, interview, and film for a two minute video that captures “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?”
• Students will spend time planning and then one half day (4 hours) filming at their assigned manufacturing company
• Project kick-off begins with a mandatory 90-minute Teacher Training Seminar
• Each participating school will receive the following resources:
- All necessary video equipment and accessories
- Professionally recorded Media Training (4 part video series/ 16 min. total)
- Teacher Guide to augment the Media Training Series
- Training specifically focused on equipment usage and media editing
- Professional editing feedback throughout the project
• Online portal for designated public voting period leading up to Awards Ceremony
• An Awards Ceremony with ALL participating student teams, parents, teachers, and companies

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Experience Requirements

The What's So Cool About Manufacturing Student Video Contest is open to Middle Schools (7th and 8th grade students) in Erie County. The team can consist of 5-6 students and 1 teacher coach. One team per school.

Experience Location

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