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After School Programs

Amherst Nursery School: Winter 2019

Junior Mechanical Toys: PreK 4-5 Year-Old

In this program our engineers will be introduced to diameter, kinetic and potential energy, force, momentum, vibration, and motion. Students will explore and construct six different toys throughout this unit, including spinners, boomerang cans, wind-up whirligigs, buzzers, popper launchers, and guitars.

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Ben Franklin Elementary: Winter 2020

Jr. Superheroes and Fairytales: K-2nd Grade

Students will explore fairytales and superheroes from different points of view and engage in activities to investigate solutions for each fairy tales and superheroes' obstacles. Students will use engineering skills to design and create a tool to hypnotize Batman, construct a tower for Rapunzel, and a goose launcher for Jack's golden egg.

Apprentice Superheroes and Fairytales: 3rd-4th Grade

Students will explore fairytales and superheroes from different points of view and engage in activities to investigate solutions for each fairy tale and superheroes' obstacles. Students will use mechanical engineering skills to design and create different modes of transportation, such as a getaway vehicle for the heroine and a wagon for the princess, as civil engineers students will construct a tower for Rapunzel, a catapult for Super girl and more.

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Big Tree Elementary: Winter 2020

Junior Electrical Engineering: K-2nd Grade

The curriculum for the Jr Electrical Engineering program is designed to introduce students to the concepts of open and closed circuits, conductors, insulators, building, and maintenance through various hands-on activities. Students will walk away with knowledge on basic circuits while making doodle bots, go karts, a wobble bug, and more!

Apprentice Makey Makey: 3rd-5th Grade

Our Electrical Engineers will be using Makey Makey to learn all about conductors and insulators. During this program they will create various controllers, boards, etc to to play games like "Whack a Potato." They will make their own video game controller to play actual video games, and a dance mat to be able to compete with their peers!

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Blasdell Elementary: Winter 2020

Junior Electrical Engineering: K-2nd Grade

The curriculum for the Jr Electrical Engineering program is designed to introduce students to the concepts of open and closed circuits, conductors, insulators, building, and maintenance through various hands-on activities. Students will walk away with knowledge on basic circuits while making doodle bots, go karts, a wobble bug, and more!

Apprentice Makey Makey: 3rd-5th Grade

Our Electrical Engineers will be using Makey Makey to learn all about conductors and insulators. During this program they will create various controllers, boards, etc to to play games like "Whack a Potato." They will make their own video game controller to play actual video games, and a dance mat to be able to compete with their peers!

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Cloverbank Elementary: Winter 2020

Junior Electrical Engineering: K-2nd Grade

The curriculum for the Jr Electrical Engineering program is designed to introduce students to the concepts of open and closed circuits, conductors, insulators, building, and maintenance through various hands-on activities. Students will walk away with knowledge on basic circuits while making doodle bots, go karts, a wobble bug, and more!

Apprentice Makey Makey: 3rd-5th Grade

Our Electrical Engineers will be using Makey Makey to learn all about conductors and insulators. During this program they will create various controllers, boards, etc to to play games like "Whack a Potato." They will make their own video game controller to play actual video games, and a dance mat to be able to compete with their peers!

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Country Parkway: Winter & Spring 2020

LEGO WeDo Robotics: Junior Adventure Stories (K-2nd grade):

In this program, we will be exploring a variety of coding and technology skills as well as working on group collaboration, critical thinking, and hands-on skills! Children will have the opportunity to build an airplane, sailboat, flying bird, and more! They also learn how to program and code the projects to move and make noises.

Apprentice Minecraft: Traveling into the Future: (3rd-5th grade):

This program will immerse students in the expansive world of Minecraft, and will challenge student’s ingenuity and problem solving skills as they navigate through several engineering challenges. Students will learn how to use teamwork and manage resources like an engineer in the real world. Building in Minecraft allows students to experiment with designs and materials, all without the risks associated with building structures in reality.The children will work through desserts, they will build bridges in order to travel across bodies of water and much more!

Apprentice VEX IQ Robotics (3rd-5th grade):

A VEX IQ class is designed to expose students to STEM fundamentals within the context of building a robot. Without even realizing it, students will begin to instinctively apply these lessons as they advance through the program. This hands-on process, especially for younger students, establishes an intuitive and deep-rooted expertise that simply cannot be replicated by traditional teaching methods.


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Dodge Elementary: Winter 2020

LEGO WeDo Robotics: Junior Adventure Stories (K-2nd grade)

In this program, we will be exploring a variety of coding and technology skills as well as working on group collaboration, critical thinking, and hands-on skills! Children will have the opportunity to build an airplane, sailboat, flying bird, and more! They also learn how to program and code the projects to move and make noises.

Apprentice Minecraft: Traveling into the Future (3rd-5th grade)

This program will immerse students in the expansive world of Minecraft, and will challenge student’s ingenuity and problem solving skills as they navigate through several engineering challenges. Students will learn how to use teamwork and manage resources like an engineer in the real world. Building in Minecraft allows students to experiment with designs and materials, all without the risks associated with building structures in reality.The children will work through desserts, they will build bridges in order to travel across bodies of water and much more!


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Edison Elementary: Winter 2020

Jr. Superheroes and Fairytales: K-2nd Grade

Students will explore fairytales and superheroes from different points of view and engage in activities to investigate solutions for each fairy tales and superheroes' obstacles. Students will use engineering skills to design and create a tool to hypnotize Batman, construct a tower for Rapunzel, and a goose launcher for Jack's golden egg.

Apprentice Superheroes and Fairytales: 3rd-4th Grade

Students will explore fairytales and superheroes from different points of view and engage in activities to investigate solutions for each fairy tale and superheroes' obstacles. Students will use mechanical engineering skills to design and create different modes of transportation, such as a getaway vehicle for the heroine and a wagon for the princess, as civil engineers students will construct a tower for Rapunzel, a catapult for Super girl and more.


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Elmwood Franklin School: Late Fall 2019

Jr Marine Engineering (5-7 yrs old):

What causes something to sink or float? How can engineers help explore and protect the ocean below? These questions and more are all explored in Junior Marine. In this class, students explore the concepts of marine engineering and mechanics, harnessing the power of water, and discovering designs that help us make the impossible, possible.

Apprentice Marine Engineering (8-11 yrs old):

During the Marine Engineering classes, students use the Engineering Design Process to design, create, test, and refine several types of marine based devices and vehicles. Students construct working prototypes that teach and reinforce the concepts of above water transportation, underwater exploration, and harnessing the power of water. Students will create and make cartesian divers, paddle boats, power boats, and more.


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Forest Elementary: Winter & Spring 2020

LEGO WeDo Robotics: Junior Adventure Stories (K-2nd grade)

In this program, we will be exploring a variety of coding and technology skills as well as working on group collaboration, critical thinking, and hands-on skills! Children will have the opportunity to build an airplane, sailboat, flying bird, and more! They also learn how to program and code the projects to move and make noises.

Apprentice Minecraft: Traveling into the Future: (3rd-5th grade)

This program will immerse students in the expansive world of Minecraft, and will challenge student’s ingenuity and problem solving skills as they navigate through several engineering challenges. Students will learn how to use teamwork and manage resources like an engineer in the real world. Building in Minecraft allows students to experiment with designs and materials, all without the risks associated with building structures in reality.The children will work through desserts, they will build bridges in order to travel across bodies of water and much more!

Apprentice VEX IQ Robotics (3rd-5th grade):

A VEX IQ class is designed to expose students to STEM fundamentals within the context of building a robot. Without even realizing it, students will begin to instinctively apply these lessons as they advance through the program. This hands-on process, especially for younger students, establishes an intuitive and deep-rooted expertise that simply cannot be replicated by traditional teaching methods.


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Heim Elementary: Winter & Spring 2020

LEGO WeDo Robotics: Junior Adventure Stories (K-2nd grade)

In this program, we will be exploring a variety of coding and technology skills as well as working on group collaboration, critical thinking, and hands-on skills! Children will have the opportunity to build an airplane, sailboat, flying bird, and more! They also learn how to program and code the projects to move and make noises.

Apprentice Minecraft: Traveling into the Future (3rd-5th grade)

This program will immerse students in the expansive world of Minecraft and will challenge student’s ingenuity and problem-solving skills as they navigate through several engineering challenges. Students will learn how to use teamwork and manage resources like an engineer in the real world. Building in Minecraft allows students to experiment with designs and materials, all without the risks associated with building structures in reality. The children will work through desserts, they will build bridges in order to travel across bodies of water and much more!

Apprentice VEX IQ Robotics (3rd-5th grade):

A VEX IQ class is designed to expose students to STEM fundamentals within the context of building a robot. Without even realizing it, students will begin to instinctively apply these lessons as they advance through the program. This hands-on process, especially for younger students, establishes an intuitive and deep-rooted expertise that simply cannot be replicated by traditional teaching methods.


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Holmes Elementary: Winter 2020

Jr. Superheroes and Fairytales K-2nd grade

Students will explore fairytales and superheroes from different points of view and engage in activities to investigate solutions for each fairy tales and superheroes' obstacles. Students will use engineering skills to design and create a tool to hypnotize Batman, construct a tower for Rapunzel, and a goose launcher for Jack's golden egg.

Apprentice Superheroes and Fairytales: 3rd-4th grade

Students will explore fairytales and superheroes from different points of view and engage in activities to investigate solutions for each fairy tale and superheroes' obstacles. Students will use mechanical engineering skills to design and create different modes of transportation, such as a getaway vehicle for the heroine and a wagon for the princess, as civil engineers students will construct a tower for Rapunzel, a catapult for Super girl and more.

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Hoover Elementary: Winter 2020

Jr. Superheroes and Fairytales K-2nd grade

Students will explore fairytales and superheroes from different points of view and engage in activities to investigate solutions for each fairy tales and superheroes' obstacles. Students will use engineering skills to design and create a tool to hypnotize Batman, construct a tower for Rapunzel, and a goose launcher for Jack's golden egg.

Apprentice Superheroes and Fairytales: 3rd-4th grade

Students will explore fairytales and superheroes from different points of view and engage in activities to investigate solutions for each fairy tale and superheroes' obstacles. Students will use mechanical engineering skills to design and create different modes of transportation, such as a getaway vehicle for the heroine and a wagon for the princess, as civil engineers students will construct a tower for Rapunzel, a catapult for Super girl and more.


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Huth Elementary: Winter 2020

Junior Marine Engineering (2nd Grade):

What causes something to sink or float? How can engineers help explore and protect the ocean below? These questions and more are all explored in Junior Marine. In this class, students explore the concepts of marine engineering and mechanics, harnessing the power of water, and discovering designs that help us make the impossible, possible.

Apprentice Marine Engineering (3rd-5th Grade):

During the Marine Engineering classes, students use the Engineering Design Process to design, create, test, and refine several types of marine based devices and vehicles. Students construct working prototypes that teach and reinforce the concepts of above water transportation, underwater exploration, and harnessing the power of water. Students will create and make cartesian divers, paddle boats, power boats, and more.

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Kaegebein Elementary: Winter 2020

Junior Electrical Engineering (2nd Grade):

The curriculum for the Jr Electrical Engineering program is designed to introduce students to the concepts of open and closed circuits, conductors, insulators, building, and maintenance through various hands-on activities. Students will walk away with knowledge on basic circuits while making doodle bots, go karts, a wobble bug, and more!

Apprentice VEX IQ Robotics (3rd-5th Grade):

A VEX IQ class is designed to expose students to STEM fundamentals within the context of building a robot. Without even realizing it, students will begin to instinctively apply these lessons as they advance through the program. This hands-on process, especially for younger students, establishes an intuitive and deep-rooted expertise that simply cannot be replicated by traditional teaching methods.

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Lindbergh Elementary: Winter 2020

Jr. Superheroes and Fairytales K-2nd Grade

Students will explore fairytales and superheroes from different points of view and engage in activities to investigate solutions for each fairy tales and superheroes' obstacles. Students will use engineering skills to design and create a tool to hypnotize Batman, construct a tower for Rapunzel, and a goose launcher for Jack's golden egg.

Apprentice Superheroes and Fairytales: 3rd-4th Grade

Students will explore fairytales and superheroes from different points of view and engage in activities to investigate solutions for each fairy tale and superheroes' obstacles. Students will use mechanical engineering skills to design and create different modes of transportation, such as a getaway vehicle for the heroine and a wagon for the princess, as civil engineers students will construct a tower for Rapunzel, a catapult for Super girl and more.


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Maple East Elementary: Winter & Spring 2020

LEGO WeDo Robotics: Junior Adventure Stories (K-2nd grade)

In this program, we will be exploring a variety of coding and technology skills as well as working on group collaboration, critical thinking, and hands-on skills! Children will have the opportunity to build an airplane, sailboat, flying bird, and more! They also learn how to program and code the projects to move and make noises.

Apprentice Minecraft: Traveling into the Future: (3rd-5th grade)

This program will immerse students in the expansive world of Minecraft, and will challenge student’s ingenuity and problem solving skills as they navigate through several engineering challenges. Students will learn how to use teamwork and manage resources like an engineer in the real world. Building in Minecraft allows students to experiment with designs and materials, all without the risks associated with building structures in reality. The children will work through desserts, they will build bridges in order to travel across bodies of water and much more!

Apprentice VEX IQ Robotics (3rd-5th grade):

A VEX IQ class is designed to expose students to STEM fundamentals within the context of building a robot. Without even realizing it, students will begin to instinctively apply these lessons as they advance through the program. This hands-on process, especially for younger students, establishes an intuitive and deep-rooted expertise that simply cannot be replicated by traditional teaching methods.

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Maple West Elementary: Winter & Spring 2020

LEGO WeDo Robotics: Junior Adventure Stories (K-2nd grade)

In this program, we will be exploring a variety of coding and technology skills as well as working on group collaboration, critical thinking, and hands-on skills! Children will have the opportunity to build an airplane, sailboat, flying bird, and more! They also learn how to program and code the projects to move and make noises.

Apprentice Minecraft: Traveling into the Future: (3rd-5th grade)

This program will immerse students in the expansive world of Minecraft, and will challenge student’s ingenuity and problem solving skills as they navigate through several engineering challenges. Students will learn how to use teamwork and manage resources like an engineer in the real world. Building in Minecraft allows students to experiment with designs and materials, all without the risks associated with building structures in reality. The children will work through desserts, they will build bridges in order to travel across bodies of water and much more!

Apprentice VEX IQ Robotics (3rd-5th grade)

A VEX IQ class is designed to expose students to STEM fundamentals within the context of building a robot. Without even realizing it, students will begin to instinctively apply these lessons as they advance through the program. This hands-on process, especially for younger students, establishes an intuitive and deep-rooted expertise that simply cannot be replicated by traditional teaching methods.


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Pinehurst Elementary Winter 2020

Junior Electrical Engineering: K-2nd Grade

The curriculum for the Jr Electrical Engineering program is designed to introduce students to the concepts of open and closed circuits, conductors, insulators, building, and maintenance through various hands-on activities. Students will walk away with knowledge on basic circuits while making doodle bots, go karts, a wobble bug, and more!

Apprentice Makey Makey: 3rd-5th Grade

Our Electrical Engineers will be using Makey Makey to learn all about conductors and insulators. During this program they will create various controllers, boards, etc to to play games like "Whack a Potato." They will make their own video game controller to play actual video games, and a dance mat to be able to compete with their peers!

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Sidway Elementary: Winter 2020 Thursdays

Jr. Electrical Engineering (K-1st Grade):

The curriculum for the Jr Electrical Engineering program is designed to introduce students to the concepts of open and closed circuits, conductors, insulators, building, and maintenance through various hands-on activities. Students will walk away with knowledge on basic circuits while making doodle bots, go karts, a wobble bug, and more!

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Sidway Elementary: Winter 2020 Tuesdays

Jr. Electrical Engineering (K-1st Grade):

The curriculum for the Jr Electrical Engineering program is designed to introduce students to the concepts of open and closed circuits, conductors, insulators, building, and maintenance through various hands-on activities. Students will walk away with knowledge on basic circuits while making doodle bots, go karts, a wobble bug, and more!

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Evening Programs

Kenmore Middle: Winter 2020 Evening Program

Junior Electrical Engineering: Grades (K-2)

The curriculum for the Jr Electrical Engineering program is designed to introduce students to the concepts of open and closed circuits, conductors, insulators, building, and maintenance through various hands-on activities. Students will walk away with knowledge on basic circuits while making doodle bots, go karts, a wobble bug, and more!

Apprentice Electrical Engineering: Grades (3-5)

The curriculum for the Electrical Engineering program is designed to introduce students to the concepts of circuit design, conductors, insulators, building, and maintenance through various hands-on activities. Students will walk away with an in-depth knowledge on basic circuits while making flashlights, bristle bots, and wind turbines!

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Orchard Park Presbyrterian: Winter 2020 Evening Program

Junior Electrical Engineering: Grades (K-2)

The curriculum for the Jr Electrical Engineering program is designed to introduce students to the concepts of open and closed circuits, conductors, insulators, building, and maintenance through various hands-on activities. Students will walk away with knowledge on basic circuits while making doodle bots, go karts, a wobble bug, and more!

Apprentice Electrical Engineering:Grades (3-5)

The curriculum for the Electrical Engineering program is designed to introduce students to the concepts of circuit design, conductors, insulators, building, and maintenance through various hands-on activities. Students will walk away with an in-depth knowledge on basic circuits while making flashlights, bristle bots, and wind turbines!

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Child Care or Daycare Programs

Childtime Orchard Park: Winter 2020

Junior Mechanical Engineering: PreK-4

Introducing our youngest engineers to the fundamental concepts of kinetic and potential energy, gravity, forces, and angles using various materials to create, build, and design various types of machines. Through open and focused exploration, students will construct their own marble maze, roller coasters, cars, boats, egg drop vehicles and catapults!

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Childtime Williamsville: WINTER 2019

Junior Mechanical TOYS: PreK-4

In this program our engineers will be introduced to diameter, kinetic and potential energy, force, momentum, vibration, and motion. Students will explore and construct six different toys throughout this unit, including spinners, boomerang cans, wind-up whirligigs, buzzers, popper launchers, and guitars.

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