Classes at Engineering For Kids of Capital Area
Offering the Coolest Enrichment Programs Around
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.
Capital Area Classes
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Students use the Engineering Design Process to design, create, test, and refine various mixtures and solutions with different chemical properties. They develop solutions to clean up an oil spill, synthesize their own rocket fuel, and investigate the secrets behind color pigmentation
Students use the Engineering Design Process to design, create, test, and refine a balsawood bridge designed to withstand the greatest force. They examine several different types of bridge designs and discover how the forces of tension, compression, bending, torsion, and shear are distributed throughout their structures.
Students use the Engineering Design Process to design, create, test, and refine basic electronics and circuits. Students experiment with Snap Circuits® to discover the capabilities of major electronic components. In addition, students build their own flashlights and explore the world of magnetic energy by building their own Magnetic Levitation vehicle.
LEGO® Robotics: MINDSTORMS®
Students design and program robots to rely on sensors to hit a ping-pong ball, push an opponent’s robot out of a sumo ring, compete in a game of tug of war, and more. Students use LEGO® Robotics and computers to learn principles of robotics, computer programming, and teamwork.
Junior LEGO® Robotics - WeDo™
This class is a perfect mixture of fun and learning, using LEGO® WeDo™ Robots. Students build various wild animals, amazing mechanisms, and soccer-themed gadgets. They also learn how to program and operate their creations using a laptop computer.