Welcome to the California Ag Mechanics CDE Site

 

All materials on this are site are free of charge and cannot be resold.  The materials on this site were developed solely to aid teachers in agricultural mechanics instruction and in training teams for the California CDE event.  Files are in Adobe PDF format unless noted.
Tool and Material ID Updated 1/2014 with new tools, images, and descriptions.
Tool ID Manual (3 MB)  A picture reference of the tools with table of contents and index. Manual is in full color, but may be printed in black & white.
Common Tools
Concrete
Electrical
Fasteners
Hardware
Measuring, Layout, and Surveying
Metal Working
Painting
Plumbing Tools And Supplies
Power Mechanics
Rope and Chain
Welding
Woodworking 
Animated PowerPoint slide shows (1-4 MB). 

Tool List Concise list of tool names.
Flash Card Mobile PDF (5MB) PDF Flashcard (suitable for phones and tablets)
Tool ID Manual Program (53MB) (prototype) Access program and images that can be used to generate custom sets.  Generates reports, PPT, Tests, and Flashcards.  Directions: Unzip the files into a folder and run the Access program.  Use the provided menu to create materials.
Images Only (1.5MB) Pages of pictures organized by tool group.  Suitable for student drill.
Detail Tool List No pictures, just a list of tools with text descriptions.
Slide Show A web based slide show of the Tools.  Note:  This is based on the 2005 tool list and will not be updated..
Electrical Board Changed with the 2013 code
Information Information about the new board
Sample Lessons Lesson plan with exercises for the new board.

Corrections and recommendations should be sent to: mspiess@csuchico.edu

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