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Engineering For Kids of Toronto - York Region

Classes

Fall 2021 In Person & Virtual Classes Coming Soon!

Virtual / Live Toy Making: Ages 4 - 7

3D Design Level 1

Join us, from the comfort of your home, for this virtual program. Engineering for Kids is bringing the amazing hands-on STEM CLASSES right to your living room! Students will need to pick up a supply kit and attend their live and interactive online classes to learn and build different fun and educational toys. Activities: Mechanical, Civil, and Aerospace Toys.

  • Saturdays June 5 - 26 (4 sessions)
  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Ages: 4 - 7 (Up to 8 years old)

Class requirements:

  • Computer / Windows
  • Solid Internet Connection

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Coding/ Game Design Tower Defense Games: Ages:8-12

3D Design Level 1

Coding Game Design (Tower Defense Games - Medieval Invaders). Our castle is being invaded by a neighboring kingdom! We will create our own version of a Tower Defense game set in a far-off medieval kingdom under siege by an army of knights! Students will use the Engineering Design Process to create and storyboard to outline the rules of play and characters for our game. At the end of the program, everyone takes home a working Windows-compatible game.

  • Saturdays June 5- 26 (4 sessions)
  • 10 am - 11 am
  • Ages 8 - 12 (Up to 13 years old)

Class requirements:

  • Computer: Only PC or MacBook Except for Catalina Or newer versions. (NOTE: NOT COMPATIBLE WITH CHROMEBOOK)
  • Solid Internet

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Minecraft Design : Urban Innovations Ages: 8-12

3D Design Level 1

In this program, students will learn about; How the United Nations is using Minecraft in the process of urban planning and design. How can the layout of roads, sidewalks, and bike lanes promote urban sustainability and how do we design for it in Minecraft?

  • Saturdays June 5-26 (4 sessions)
  • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Ages: 8 - 12 (Up to 13 years old)

Class requirements:

  • In this class, we will be using Minecraft JAVA which is only compatible with PC ( Windows) & MacBook (macOS). So families need to have either of these devices available for their children. Students attending Minecraft Java classes will require having a Minecraft account for the computer.
  • Students may use their own Minecraft account for PC. If students do not have their Minecraft PC account, they can choose one of the below options:
    1- Purchase their own permanent account here: www.minecraft.net/en-us/store/minecraft-java-edition
    2- Engineering For Kids will share a temporary username & Password which can be used only during the class. This option should be communicated by email ( yorkregion@engineeringforkids.com) at least 4 days before the start date.

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Coding Game Design: Monkeying Around Game, Ages: 8-12

3D Design Level 1

This program will have the students become software engineers and design their very own video game that can be played over and over! Students will use the Engineering Design Process to create a storyboard to identify and capture the rules of play and characters for the game. Then by using a Game Design Software (Coding) they bring the storyboard to life with PROGRAMMING. At the end of the program, everyone takes home a working Electronic game.

  • Wednesdays June 2-23 (4 sessions)
  • 5 pm - 6 pm
  • Ages: 8 - 12 (Up to 13 years old)

Class requirements:

  • Only PC or MacBook Except for Catalina Or newer versions. (NOTE: NOT COMPATIBLE WITH CHROMEBOOK)
  • Solid Internet

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3D Design: Super Heros Age: 8-12

3D Design Level 1

3D Design is one of the most widely applicable and fun inventions on the tech scene today!

In 3D design program, we will explore the basic concepts of 3D computer-aided design, or CAD, design and create our very own 3D object! Students will also learn how and why 3D printing has been evolving rapidly over the past few months in response to the needs of health communities!

  • Sundays June 6-27 (4 sessions)
  • 10 am - 11 am
  • Ages: 8 - 12 (Up to 13 years old

Class requirements:

  • Only PC or MacBook Except for Catalina Or newer versions. (NOTE: NOT COMPATIBLE WITH CHROMEBOOK)
  • Solid Internet

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*NEW* Chemical & Environmental Engineering: Ages 4 - 7

Chemical Engineering classes introduce our youngest engineers to fundamental concepts of solids, liquids, and solutions. Students investigate the properties of several crazy concoctions and make their own samples of solid, liquid matters.

  • Saturdays May 1 - May 29 (5 sessions)
  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Ages: 4 - 7 (Up to 8 years old)

Class requirements:

  • Computer / Windows
  • Solid Internet Connection

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Coding/ Game Design Intermediate: Ages 8 - 12

3D Design Level 1

This program will have the students become software engineers to program and design their very own video game that can be played over and over! Students will use the Engineering Design Process to create a storyboard to identify and capture the rules of play and characters for the game. Then, by using the specific software, they bring the storyboard to life with PROGRAMMING.

  • Sundays April 18 - May 23 (6 sessions)
  • 1 pm - 2 pm

Class requirements:

  • Computer/ Windows
  • Solid Internet Connection

Further details on how to join the online classroom (Zoom Private Meeting) will be communicated with enrolled families.

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Coding Game Design Beginners (Pong Under The Sea Game- Level 1): Ages 8 - 12

This program will have the students become software engineers and design their very own video game that can be played over and over! Students will use the Engineering Design Process to create a storyboard to identify and capture the rules of play and characters for the game. Then, by using a Game Design Software (Coding) they bring the storyboard to life with PROGRAMMING. At the end of the program, everyone takes home a working Electronic game.

  • Wednesdays April 28 - May 26 (5 sessions)
  • 5 pm - 6 pm
  • Ages: 8 - 12 (Up to 13 years old)

Class Requirements:

  • Computer / Windows (Compatible with MAC)
  • Solid Internet Connection

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Coding Game Design: Ninja Attacks: Level 2! Ages 8 - 12

Junior Inventors

In the Electronic Game Design Ninja Attack, we will create our own version of a platform game set in a dojo that we will defend from a ninja attack! We will use the Engineering Design Process to create a storyboard to outline the rules of play and characters for our game.

  • Saturdays May 1 - May 29 (5 sessions)
  • 10 am - 11 am
  • Ages 8 - 12 (Up to 13 years old)

Class requirements:

  • Computer / Windows
  • Solid Internet Connection.
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*NEW* Minecraft Design: Medieval Machinations: Ages 8 - 12

3D Design Level 1

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. One of the more complicated aspects of Minecraft is Redstone, which is Minecraft's version of electrical circuitry. This class will introduce students to the many uses of Redstone through a Medieval themed adventure of creation, exploration, and castle besieging, with students making minecart tracks to help them gather resources, working together to build their kingdom, and designing traps to defend their castle, all with the use of Redstone.

  • Saturdays May 1 - May 29 (5 sessions)
  • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Ages: 8 - 12 (Up to 13 years old)
  • In this class we will be using Minecraft JAVA which is only compatible with PC ( Windows) & MacBook (MacOS).
  • Families need to have either of these devices available for their children. Students attending Minecraft Java classes will require having a Minecraft account for the computer.
  • Students may use their own Minecraft account for PC. If students do not have their Minecraft PC account, they can choose one of the below options:
  1. Purchase their own permanent account here.
  2. Engineering For Kids will share a temporary username & Password which can be used only during the class. This option should be communicated by email (yorkregion@engineeringforkids.com) at least 4 days before the start date.

Register Here

*NEW* Programming 3D Games: KART RACING: Ages 8 - 12

Race to the finish and create your own 3D racing game in Microsoft’s Kodu gaming environment. From terrain design to the enemy selection, students are placed at the wheel and given full control to design their own video game while exploring the foundations of coding. Kick your creativity in gear with Kodu Kart Racing.

  • Sundays May 2 - May 30 (5 sessions)
  • 10 am - 11 am
  • Ages: 8 - 12 (Up to 13 years old)

NOTE: The software is used in this class is a PC program (WINDOWS), SO NOT COMPATIBLE WITH MAC, LINUX, ANDROID

Class requirements:

  • Computer / Laptop (Only Windows)
  • Solid Internet Connection
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Out of This World Reviews

  • "The kids learned to program, design robots and fall in love with the world of Engineering."

    - Trudy