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Engineering For Kids (Ages 4-7 & 8-14)
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Jr. Mechanical Engineering - Let's Make Toys (Thursday) Ages 4-7
In the Junior Mechanical Engineering: Let's Make Toys classes, our youngest engineers will be introduced to fundamental concepts of energy, materials, and movement. Students will explore and construct six different toys throughout this unit, including spinners magical boomerang cans, wind-up whirligigs, and more!
App Mechanical Engineering - Let's Make Toys (Thursdays) Ages 8-14
During the Mechanical Engineering unit, students will use the Engineering Design Process to design, create test, and improve a variety of machines and mechanical systems. Students will learn the basics of energy, traction, aerodynamics, and durability while constructing roller coaster, eggstreme defense vehicles, and an incredibly fast air-powered custom dragster!
Jr. Aerospace Engineering - Taking to the Skies (Thursdays) Ages 4-7
The Junior Engineering Program introduces our youngest engineers to fundamental concepts of aircraft and spacecraft design. Through open and focused exploration, students explore and construct airplanes, rockets, hot air balloons, and more!
App Aerospace Engineering - Up, Up, and Away (Thursdays) Ages 8-14
During our Aerospace Engineering program, students use the Engineering Design Process to design, create, test, and refine a variety flying machines.They will construct a shock absorbing system designed to protect two marshmallow astronauts in a lunar vehicle, create their own air-powered rockets, and assemble a hot air balloon model that actually takes flight!
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