Classes

Classes at Engineering For Kids of Buffalo

After School Programs

Halloween Special Classes

Engineering and Halloween will be a spooky combination. We will have a Saturday afternoon to spend an hour making a Halloween theme project. Feel free to come in costume to show it off a day early.

Here is where students will combine electrical engineering with some Halloween spirit!
701 Englewood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14223

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Fall 2021 Programming at 701 Englewood Ave, Buffalo NY

Engineering Afterschool/Evening Programs

Mondays:

Junior Minecraft Create. 4:15pm-5:15pm

Students will learn how to build in Minecraft java edition and create a structure in the digital world and take their creation to be made in the real world and take it home. Students can learn how to utilize technology treating Minecraft as a tool to design a structure learning how to count, measure, and design all with having fun.

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Apprentice Minecraft Traveling into the Future. 5:30pm-6:30pm

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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Tuesdays:

Junior Lego WeDo Wild Animals 4:15pm-5:15pm

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 a drumming monkey, roaring lion, hungry alligator, and more! They also learn how to program and code the animals to move and make noises.

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Wednesdays:

Junior Mechanical Engineering 4:15pm-5:15pm

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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Apprentice Mechanical Engineering 5:30pm-6:30pm

Students will learn about kinetic and potential energy, gravity, durability, forces, friction, angles and much more while constructing their own marble mazes, roller coasters, egg-drop vehicles, CD racers, balloon and air powered dragster cars, and catapults. We focus on group collaboration while designing, creating, testing, and re-building various machines throughout this unit.

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Thursdays:

Junior Explorers workshop 4:15pm-5:15pm

In this program, students will create projects that explore various types of engineering: Mechanical Engineering, Optical Engineering, and Electrical Engineering. They'll create projects such as Leverpults, Squishy Circuits, and Tabletop Kaleidoscopes that focus on simple machines, circuits, and optical illusions, and more!

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Apprentice Maker Workshop 5:30pm-6:30pm

In the Apprentice Maker Workshop, students will get the opportunity to test their creativity while learning Engineering concepts! There will be open-ended lessons that allow the students to experience center of gravity, balance, and hand-eye coordination. They'll learn about torque and mass when launching two objects at once. And there will be things that reflect, multiply, and vibrate and spin!

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Fridays:

Junior Mechanical Engineering 4:15pm-5:15pm

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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Apprentice Mechanical Engineering 5:30pm-6:30pm

Students will learn about kinetic and potential energy, gravity, durability, forces, friction, angles and much more while constructing their own marble mazes, roller coasters, egg-drop vehicles, CD racers, balloon and air powered dragster cars, and catapults. We focus on group collaboration while designing, creating, testing, and re-building various machines throughout this unit.

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