Agricultural Mechanics Instructional Resources

This site is a collection of materials to support Agricultural Mechanics instruction.  It includes a wide range of media and applications from online ID to editable project drawings (dwg).  

  • Safety resources including a safety guide with assessments.   Shop safety checklist, guide to the iAuditor App, and other safety resources.
  • Projects with complete lessons and many other project ideas.
  • Curriculum and Instructional Resources.   Includes California Ag Mechanics curriculum, instructional tools, post-secondary curriculum, precision ag materials.
  • Workshop materials.   Many were presented at CATA Skills.   Includes project plans used for workshops.
  • Useful reference materials such as steel tables, fasteners, and rope. 
  • CDE/SAE materials such as Tool ID, Electrical board, motors and controls, sample contest materials, SAE shop agreement, Small SAE projects.
  • Resources including instructional tools such as tool storage ideas, tool lists, materials estimator, supplemental materials describing use of tools. 

Questions about the site can be addressed to Michael Spiess CSU, Chico