Welcome to the Machine is a summer school class that explores machines of agriculture. Primarily an introduction to tractor restoration, Welcome to the Machine is a class that also explores other machinery. Partnering with community groups like the Coulee Region Antique Engine club to learn the history of agricultural machinery will enhance the curriculum. Students will learn basic tractor troubleshooting and repair as well as the history of agricultural machinery.
Activities that the class could organize and participate in include but are not limited to:
- Drive your tractor to school day
- Antique Tractor Display
- Organizing a community tractor ride
- Restoring/repairing small engines
- Restoring a tractor
- Attending antique tractor shows
- Purchasing toys for toy tractor show for machinery identification activity
The class meets 2-3 times a week as needed throughout the summer.