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Classes at Engineering For Kids of Buffalo

After School Programs:

Amherst Nursery School: Spring:

Junior Superheros and Fairytales: PreK 4-5 year old:

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.

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Armor Elementary School- SPRING

Jr. Inventors Workshop (K-2nd grade)

Over the course of the program, students will invent new machines and explore creative design solutions using the Engineering Design Process. Discover all about 2-D animation, simple robotics, and make your own Sketch Bot inside the Engineering For Kids Inventor’s Workshop.

Apprentice Inventors Workshop (3rd- 5th grade)

During this program the children will be using the Engineering Design Process to make a vibrating bug, mouse trap car, and various air powered machines, and more. Including elements of electrical and mechanical engineering students will invent machines that they can take home!

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Ben Franklin School: Spring 2019

Jr. Mechanical Engineering Let's Make Toys!: K-2nd grade

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.

Apprentice Electrical Engineering: 3rd-5th grade

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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Big Tree Elementary: Spring 2019

Jr. Mechanical Engineering Let's Make Toys!: K-2nd grade

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.

Apprentice Electrical Engineering: 3rd-5th grade

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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Blasdell Elementary-Spring 2019

Jr. Mechanical Engineering Let's Make Toys!: K-2nd grade

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.

Apprentice Electrical Engineering: 3rd-5th grade

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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Cloverbank Elementary-Spring 2019

Jr. Mechanical Engineering Let's Make Toys!: K-2nd grade

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.

Apprentice Electrical Engineering: 3rd-5th grade

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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Country Parkway Elementary Winter 2019

Junior Mechanical Toys (K-2nd grade):

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

Apprentice Electrical Engineering (3rd-5th grade):

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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Country Parkway Elementary Spring 2019

Junior Legos WeDo: Amazing Mechanisms! (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 learn about parts of robots and machines such as axles, circuits, gears and pulleys. Many of these simple machines are easily translatable to real life situations (doorknobs, cars, even pulling water from a well!). The children will be building and coding, using motion sensors while building dancing birds, a drumming monkey, a spinner, and much more!

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Edison Elementary School: May 2019

Jr. Mechanical Engineering Let's Make Toys!: K-2nd grade

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.

Apprentice Electrical Engineering: 3rd-5th grade

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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Elmwood Franklin School: April 2019

Jr. Mechanical Engineering Let's Make Toys!: Ages 5-7

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.

Apprentice Electrical Engineering: Ages 8-11

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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Forest Elementary Spring 2019

Junior Legos WeDo: Amazing Mechanisms! (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 learn about parts of robots and machines such as axles, circuits, gears and pulleys. Many of these simple machines are easily translatable to real life situations (doorknobs, cars, even pulling water from a well!). The children will be building and coding, using motion sensors while building dancing birds, a drumming monkey, a spinner, and much more!

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Forest Elementary Winter 2019

Junior Mechanical Toys (K-2nd grade):

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

Apprentice Electrical Engineering (3rd-5th grade):

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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Holmes Elementary School May 2019

Jr. Mechanical Engineering Let's Make Toys!: K-2nd grade

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.

Apprentice Electrical Engineering: 3rd-5th grade

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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Huth Elementary: Winter 2019

Junior Superheros and Fairytales (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 Fairytales and Superheroes (3rd-5th 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. and designing traps to defend their castle.

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Kaegebein (3rd-5th grade) Apprentice Late Winter 2019

Apprentice Fairytales and Superheroes (3rd-5th 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, a catapult for Super girl and more.

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Lindbergh Elementary School: Spring 2019

Jr. Mechanical Engineering Let's Make Toys!: K-2nd grade

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.

Apprentice Electrical Engineering: 3rd-5th grade

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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Maple East Elementary Spring 2019

Junior Legos WeDo: Amazing Mechanisms! (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 learn about parts of robots and machines such as axles, circuits, gears and pulleys. Many of these simple machines are easily translatable to real life situations (doorknobs, cars, even pulling water from a well!). The children will be building and coding, using motion sensors while building dancing birds, a drumming monkey, a spinner, and much more!

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Maple West Elementary: Spring:

Junior Legos WeDo: Amazing Mechanisms! (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 learn about parts of robots and machines such as axles, circuits, gears and pulleys. Many of these simple machines are easily translatable to real life situations (doorknobs, cars, even pulling water from a well!). The children will be building and coding, using motion sensors while building dancing birds, a drumming monkey, a spinner, and much more!

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Maple East Elementary: Winter 2019

Junior Mechanical Toys (K-2nd grade):

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

Apprentice Electrical Engineering (3rd-5th grade):

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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Maple West Elementary: Winter 2019

Junior Mechanical Toys (K-2nd grade):

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

Apprentice Electrical Engineering (3rd-5th grade):

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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Pinehurst Elementary-Spring 2019

Jr. Mechanical Engineering Let's Make Toys!: K-2nd grade

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.

Apprentice Electrical Engineering: 3rd-5th grade

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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The Park School: April 2019

Junior Mechanical TOYS (5-7 yr. olds):

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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The Park School: Spring 2019

Junior Mechanical TOYS: (5-7 yr. olds):

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 whirlgigs, buzzers, popper launchers, and guitars.
Program Information: Thursdays @ 3:15-4:15 at The Park School: 3/7- 4/11 : $100

Apprentice Mechanical (8-11 yr. olds):

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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Union Pleasant Elementary School- March 2019

Jr. Mechanical Engineering (K-2nd grade)

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!

Apprentice Mechanical Engineering: (3rd-5th grade)

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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Homeschool Groups:

Engineering for Kids offers programming for home school groups as an on site field trip or in a 4, 6, or 8 week club setting. The program can be tailored to the needs of the group!

Tuesday Homeschool Group

Apprentice Mechanical Engineering:

Students will learn about kinetic and potential energy, gravity, durability, forces, friction, angles and much more while constructing their own marble mazes, 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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Childcare Center:

Childtime Orchard Park: Spring 2019

Junior Marine: PreK-4:

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.

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Childtime Williamsville- Spring 2019

Junior Marine Engineering: PreK-4:

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.

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JCC Buffalo-Spring 2019

Junior Superheroesand Fairytales: PreK 4:

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.

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Engineering for Kids works with local churches, community centers, libraries, recreation centers, and others to provide programs that are open to the public!

These can be: One day special events or Weekly Clubs For information on how to add any of these programs to your school, group, or site, please contact us.

**Registration Closes 5-7 Days prior to start date to allow Instructors to pack and organize supplies.PLEASE DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE TO REGISTER BECAUSE IT WILL SHOW AS CLOSED! (You may be able, in SOME cases, to register for week 2 if the class is not full! In those cases the class will re-open for registration after the completion of the first week's class)**

Why Do Parents Love Our After-School Activities & Classes?

Parents love Engineering For Kids for many reasons, some of which include:
  • We create a learning enrichment environment that’s suitable and enjoyable for children between the ages of 4 and 14
  • Our esteemed educators are highly trained, kind, and compassionate
  • We offer a variety of programs at different times to accommodate almost any schedule

Studies show that children enjoy going to school when they have fun after-school activities to attend. Our enrichment classes serve as the perfect win-win for parents and children alike. They also allow children to create new interests and build friendships that can last a lifetime.

  • For our Summer Camps please click on the drop down "camps"
  • We will resume after school and evening classes in the Fall.

Types of Programs

DURING OR AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS

Enrichment Programs that are:

  • 4, 6, or 8 week curriculum's to choose from
  • clubs or academies that can run all year
  • 1 to 1 ½ hour classes conveniently held at school
  • Typically, children take home projects