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Engineering for Kids
At Engineering for Kids we believe that children are natural born engineers who have unlimited imaginations and unbridled enthusiasm. We offer fun, hands-on learning for children ages 4 to 14. Our activities range from building flashlights and rockets to programming video games and robots. The variety of programming is extraordinary!


Fall Session 
Jr Environmental Engineering: Thinking Green
Are you ready to get down and dirty searching for solutions to some of our biggest environmental problems? In Junior Environmental, students ponder some truly "hot" environmental issues. Students in this program save endangered animals, help plants grow and create protection form the Sun's heat. By investigating natural processes like erosion, animal adaptations, and plant growth; we discover ways that we as engineers can be inspired by the world around us to take on all sorts of challenges.


App Environmental Engineering: Go Green
During our Environmental Engineering program, students use the Engineering Design Process to design, create, test, and refine basic solutions related to alternative energy and environmental issues. They learn the principles behind crafting efficient wind-powered machines and discover how those machines can be used to help reduce the use of fossil-fuels. During the culminating project, students test different materials to discover which ones most effectively clean up after an oil spill.


Fall 2 Session 
Jr Robotics: Simple Machines United
We use simple machines every day, but many times without even recognizing them. In Junior Robotics: Simple Machines United, students will explore the basic concepts of simple machines and how we use them to achieve even our most grandiose goals! Students will use LEGO® WeDoTM construction and resource kits to produce new and exciting builds that will be used to create Kelvin's Amusement Park.

EV3 Robots: Robot Olympics
During the LEGO® Robotics Olympics program, students design and program robots to compete in simulated Olympic events such as sprinting in a race, throwing a basketball , and shooting a puck into a hockey goal. Students use LEGO® robotics and computers to learn principles of robotics,computer programming, and teamwork.

WINTER SESSION
Registration begins Oct 1 for LMT Residents (Oct 15 for Non Residents)
Jr Chemical Engineering: Crazy Concoctions
The Junior Chemical Engineering program introduces 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 bubbles, play dough, flub, and more.

App Chemical Engineers: Mix It Up
During our Chemical Engineering program, 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.


WINTER 2 SESSION
Registration begins Oct 1 for LMT Residents (Oct 15 for Non Residents)
Jr Scratch & Makey Makey: Musical Adventures

When your favorite song comes on the radio do you sit quietly or do you dance around and play the air drums solo? In Musical Adventures with Scratch and Makey Makey, we are going to explore how different sounds are created and we will create our own interpretations of common musical instruments like drums, piano, guitar, and even a recorder, and we will create our very own dancing program, all through the use of Makey Makey and Scratch to bring our music to life! The last day will end with a bang, or at least a really great mini concert from all of our students!

App Hardware Engineering: Get Wired with Makey Makey
Imagine designing a piano using celery or creating a custom digital training program. now, envision playing video games using just your body, a bit of wire and your own imagination. In our hardware engineering program, students engineer their own customized video game controllers using a Makey Makey device and materials that can be found in just about any kitchen. Through application of circuitry, acoustical engineering and video game design, students discover new ways to interact with technology, all while creating unique designs in a fun collaborative environment.


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Jr Environmental Engineering: Thinking Green 
4 - 7 N/A Sa  10/02/2021 - 10/23/2021
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Bryn Mawr Community Center - Meeting Room #1
$120.00 Res, $140.00 Non-Res
5 seat(s) available
 
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App Environmental Engineering: Go Green 
8 - 12 N/A Sa  10/02/2021 - 10/23/2021
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Bryn Mawr Community Center - Meeting Room #1
$160.00 Res, $180.00 Non-Res
0 seat(s) available
 
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Jr Robotics: Simple Machines United 
4 - 7 N/A Su  10/24/2021 - 11/21/2021
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Bryn Mawr Community Center - Meeting Room #1
$120.00 Res, $140.00 Non-Res
2 seat(s) available
 
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EV3 Robots: Robot Olympics 
8 - 14 N/A Su  10/24/2021 - 11/21/2021
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Bryn Mawr Community Center - Meeting Room #1
$160.00 Res, $180.00 Non-Res
1 seat(s) available
 
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Jr. Chemical Engineering: Crazy Concoctions 
4 - 7 N/A Su  01/09/2022 - 01/30/2022
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Bryn Mawr Community Center
$120.00 Res, $140.00 Non-Res
10 seat(s) available
 
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App Chemical Engineering: Mix It Up 
8 - 14 N/A Su  01/09/2022 - 01/30/2022
2:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Bryn Mawr Community Center
$160.00 Res, $180.00 Non-Res
10 seat(s) available
 
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Jr Scratch & Makey Makey: Musical Adventures 
4 - 7 N/A Sa  02/19/2022 - 03/12/2022
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Bryn Mawr Community Center
$120.00 Res, $140.00 Non-Res
10 seat(s) available
 
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App Hardware Engineering: Get Wired with Makey Makey 
8 - 14 N/A Sa  02/19/2022 - 03/12/2022
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Bryn Mawr Community Center
$160.00 Res, $180.00 Non-Res
10 seat(s) available
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