Manufacture Your Future Virtual Field Trip

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Celebrate Manufacturing Day October 5th with a virtual tour of the Arconic Plant in Austin, Texas! Explore how 3D printing is revolutionizing aerospace manufacturing and bring exciting STEM careers into the classroom with this Manufacture Your Future Virtual Field Trip.

Journey to the Arconic Plant in Austin, Texas where additive manufacturing is rocketing from the lab to the skies with precision built parts for commercial and space aircraft– including the Orion Space Capsule someday destined for Mars. Learn about STEM careers from engineers and technicians who will share the skills, the machines and the materials used in this stellar technology.

How is your classroom celebrating Manufacturing Day? We want to hear from you! Share your Manufacturing Day ideas and inspiration with @DiscoveryEd on social media using #ManufactureYourFuture for a chance to have your classroom featured during our virtual event!

In the meantime, please visit www., a comprehensive destination dedicated to connecting classrooms with resources around the dynamic careers available in modern manufacturing.

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Q: Do I need to register all my students or just my classroom?

A: You only need one ticket for a location or classroom. All your students are covered by the one ticket.

Q. How do I watch the Virtual Field Trip?

A. On October 5th, head to and navigate to the Virtual Field Trips page. The video will be live at 1PM. Also, be on the lookout for an email with the active link, on the morning of October 5th!

Q: My classroom can't make this time, will there be an archive?

A: Yes, classrooms and teachers registered for the event will be notified when the archive is available soon after the live event.

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