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Workshops

Engineering for Kids of York Region

Winter 2022 Virtual Workshops

Virtual PA Day Workshops


Virtual PA Day Workshops

Virtual Sustainability City Workshop: Minecraft Greenhouse Design

Go green minecraftBuild your own automated greenhouse using Minecraft. Apply engineering design processes and electrical engineering concepts to explore the theme of urban gardening and green spaces, and learn how they contribute to a more environmentally friendly, self-sustaining city. Make your greenhouse come alive as you navigate engineering challenges, manage resources and work collaboratively with your fellow engineers.

Workshop Requirements:

  • In this program, 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 will receive a temporary Minecraft account from Engineering For Kids to be used only during the class time.
  • The details of the Minecraft accounts and setup for this program will be communicated with the families by email, a few days before the start of the program.
  • Ages: 8-12
  • Date: Friday, Feb. 4th, 2022
  • Time: 9- 11 am
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Widget Spinner Workshop

Minecraft Escape Room Workshop

Ready, set, spin! Create your own widget spinner and become familiar with Newton’s Law of Inertia. Predict, test and observe the change in motion and speed by adding unbalanced weights.

  • Age: 4-7
  • Saturday, Jan. 15th, 2022
  • Time: 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
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Engineering Bridges & Tunnel Workshop

Minecraft Escape Room Workshop

Construct an urban adventure for your toy car! Explore engineering concepts by building, designing and making roads, tunnels, and bridges.

  • Age: 4-7
  • Tuesday, Jan. 18th, 2022
  • Time: 4:30 AM - 5:45 PM
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Scrapping The Sky Workshop

Minecraft Escape Room Workshop

Towers so high they can reach the sky! Investigate the fundamentals of skyscraper construction and the design principles that make these structural giants a success. Construct a skyscraper by using a variety of materials. How high and strong can you build yours? Prepared supply kits are included in the cost and will be made available for curbside pick-up at a community centre.

  • Age: 4-7
  • Saturday, Jan. 22nd, 2022
  • Time: 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
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Magnetic Ice Skating Workshop

Minecraft Escape Room Workshop

Skating without ice, oh my so magnetic! Explore how the magnetic field can travel through a solid object. Create a magnetic ice rink and make your figure skater or hockey player spin around and “skate” for you. Prepared supply kits are included in the cost and will be made available for curbside pick-up at a community centre.

  • Age: 4-7
  • Tuesday, Jan. 25th, 2022
  • Time: 4:30- 5:45 PM
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Superheros 3D Design Workshop

Minecraft Escape Room Workshop

Bring your own superhero, Minecraft or Fortnite character to life. Learn how to create super characters using 3D computer-aided design or CAD. Note: All programs run virtually. Internet access and a computer with audio and video capabilities is required. A Zoom link to your program will be provided in your confirmation upon registering.

  • Age: 8-12
  • Saturday, Jan. 29th, 2022
  • Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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  • "The kids learned to program, design robots and fall in love with the world of Engineering."

    - Trudy