ow It’s Made is a documentary television program that is aired on the Discover/Science Channel weekly. This is a fascinating program explores the manufacturing process of products such as marbles, toothpicks, ice cream, and pencil erasers, to name a few.
Using the Internet, search to the television show How It’s Made, select an episode that interests you and that has not already been posted. Watch the episode and discuss why you select that product. Take notes while watching the episode and share in this discussion thread the ‘process’ by which the product selected is made. No detail is too small, describe the entire process from beginning to end and include what are considered direct materials, direct labor, and what was included as factory overhead (all indirect costs).
Follow the minimum requirements for discussion board posts located in the general discussion area. Recall, those are the minimum requirements, more posts are always encouraged.