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Welcome to Tech It Out!

Tech It Out! is a new, two-part learning experience to generate awareness of the key technologies that are transforming U.S. manufacturing today and defining the workforce skills of tomorrow:

  • 5 Axis Machining
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Augmented Reality (AR)
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning
  • Automation with a focus on Robotics
  • Digital Twin
  • Generative Design

Tech It Out! The Game Show

Tech It Out! debuted as a trivia-style game show on the IMTS Network with two teams going head-to-head to show off their knowledge of the key technologies and earn the most points. The teams included Lindsey Longstreth, Industrial Technology Teacher at West Leyden High School in Illinois and Ted Rozier, Director of Engineering at Festo competing against Billy McFarland, Advanced Manufacturing Program Coordinator, Wilbur Wright College, Humboldt Park, Chicago (one of the Chicago City Colleges) and Melanie Lang, Co-Founder and CEO, FormAlloy. The teams competed for cash prizes totaling nearly $5,000 with funding provided through Miles for Manufacturing.

Watch All 5 Episodes of Tech It Out!

Tech It Out! The Game

Now students and educators across the U.S. can take a turn: introducing Tech It Out!, a seven game series designed for high school students (and older) and perfect for learning inside the classroom or at home. Each 10-question game takes an introductory yet comprehensive dive into the technologies that are revolutionizing the way things get made. All games are fee-free and available through the 2020-21 school year. Visit AMT’s MTUniversity to start learning.

Note: Players must create a free account with MTUniversity to access the games. Registration requires name and email address only. All other registration fields are optional.