Agricultural Mechanics Instructional Resources

Useful resources for ag mechanics instruction.

Plasma Cam Developed by Sam Meredith
CAD Resources Learn to draw and edit plans for your projects.
YouTube Videos A collection of YouTube videos for ag mechanics. Collected by Brandon Reese.
The PEX Page Information about PEX Plumbing Systems
OR FFA Ag Mechanics Curriculum Lessons, assessments, and videos for Surveying, Electricity, and Machinery produced for the Oregon FFA.
Using a Multi-meter A guide to using a multi-meter (VOM) for common troubleshooting.
Use of the Combination Square for Layout How to use a combination square to construct layout lines and points.   Includes an activity.
Instructional Tools  

Tool Storage

Tool storage ideas
Shop Materials Cost Estimator An Excel spreadsheet for calculating materials for a class.
Glossary Generator Tool to create an indexed HTML glossary page.
On-line Water Calculators Tools for use in irrigation instruction at the secondary or post-secondary level.   Calculators for auditing and sprinkler overlap.
Tool Lists for Ag Mechanics Instruction Suggested list of tools by area
Materials Ordering Guide to materials ordering (sample spreadsheet)
Budgeting for Ag Mechanics Guide to budgeting for Ag Mechanics classes

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