Streaming LIVE from Discovery’s Global Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD |  11 AM, Noon, and 1 PM ET

Looking for opportunities to introduce your students to diverse and innovative STEM careers? Join Discovery Education and Arconic Foundation on October 6th for a virtual Day of Learning on Manufacturing Day. Tune in at the top of each hour for 15 minutes of inspiration and activities that you can use to power your participation in MFG Day.

11:00am- 11:15am ET- Celebrating MFG Day

Learn all about MFG Day, why it was started and how modern manufacturing is a force through which careers of all skills and specialities are possible. Engage in a mythbusting activity to test your manufacturing IQ. 


12:00-12:15pm ET- Crowdsourcing Careers

Meet real-world manufacturing professionals and participate in a global collaborative project that connects classrooms to STEM careers across the globe. Come prepared with the name of a STEM career you can share.


1:00pm- 1:15pm ET- Designing the Future

Create a robot, design a shoe and investigate applications of 3D printing. We will focus on Manufacture Your Future ‘s resources, and how they can directly apply to your students as they explore their interests and strengths.

How is your classroom celebrating MFG Day? We want to hear from you! Share your MFG 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, a comprehensive destination dedicated to connecting classrooms with resources around the dynamic careers available in modern manufacturing. 

Arconic specializes in lightweight metals engineering and manufacturing. The Arconic Foundation works to advance science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education and training worldwide.

Follow Arconic Foundation on Twitter: @Arconic_Fdn 

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