<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Welcome to the Nichols Career Center mechatronics lab!</span></div><div><br></div><div>Watch this video to hear from mechatronics teacher Matt Yeager and senior Kaleb Tuinstra.</div><div><br></div> youtu.be
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Ever wonder how to build a robot?</span></div><div><br></div><div>See how students used electronics, mechanical engineering, control systems and some 3D printed parts to build a robot for the state-wide 2018 Urban Search and Rescue Competition.</div><div><br></div> youtu.be
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Curious how the audio system in your car works? </span></div><div><br></div><div>Watch this video to hear how students use automobile electronics to build a car audio system.</div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><br></div> youtu.be
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Ever wonder how a light bulb turns on? </span></div><div><br></div><div>Find out how students use electronics, mechanical engineering, and control systems to light a room.</div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><br></div> www.youtube.com
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Wonder what’s behind an emergency button? </span>Street lights? Waste water management systems? A prison safety control system? </div><div><br></div><div>Watch this video to find out the electronics behind everyday industrial control systems.</div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><br></div> www.youtube.com
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">3D Printing: Step 4</span></div><div><br></div><div>Printing. Watch this video for a look inside a 3D printer.</div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><br></div> www.youtube.com
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">3D Printing: Step 3</span></div><div><br></div><div>Before an object prints, students use a computer software to visualize how the printer will build the object. Watch this video to see an animation of the piece Tuinstra built for Mrs. Fork.</div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><br></div> youtu.be
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">3D Printing: Step 1</span></div><div><br></div><div>First students sketch out their idea for a 3D object using paper and pencil.</div>
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">3D Printing: Step 2</span></div><div><br></div><div>Next, students use a computer software to bring their sketches to life by entering dimensions into the program.</div>

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