ENGINEERING & ROBOTICS COURSES

LEGO Jedi Academy
Ages: 7 – 11

Skill Level: Beginner

Skills Learned:Basic Engineering Principles, Teamwork, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Sportsmanship

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Our Jedi Engineers will design and create amazing vehicles, contraptions and creatures from a galaxy far, far away. Students will race LEGO® Pod Racers from Tatooine, create motorized Sandcrawlers to search for droids, maneuver Speeder Bikes through trees and control AT-AT’s on Hoth as they help each side in the battle between the Rebels and the Empire. Engineers will explore motors, engineering, architecture and all things LEGO through the popular theme of the Star Wars universe!

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Ages: 7 – 11

Skill Level: Beginner

Skills Learned: Basic Engineering Principles, Teamwork, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Sportsmanship

COURSE DESCRIPTION

In this class, students will create an amazing Superhero City, complete with Heroes’ Hideouts and Villains’ Lairs! Residents of Superhero City make amazing motorized machines like Tumblers, Zip-line Aerial Ascenders, and even Super Weapons. Kids then battle it out against the “bad guys” using their incredible inventions. Evil of the world: beware!

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Ages: 6 – 11

Skill Level: Beginner

Skills Learned: Fundamental Engineering Principles, Simple Machines, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Teamwork

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Siege the castle! LEGO Engineering peaks the interest of any child and is a great backdrop to education. Students explore engineering, physics and even architectural concepts in this medieval themed LEGO course. By the end of the program, students will have built castles, catapults, trebuchets, and rubber band powered battering rams. Step back in time to King Arthur’s table through the charm of LEGO Engineering: Medieval Machines!

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Ages: 7 – 11

Skill Level: Beginner

Skills Learned: Fundamental Engineering Principles, Simple Machines, Gears and Motors, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Teamwork

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Ready, Set, LEGO! In this class, students will create amazing motorized machines. This includes everything from two-wheel drive racers and gravity defying hill climbers to 4×4 mega machines capable of navigating even the toughest terrain. Students will engineer projects before taking to our course to test out their machines through a series of challenges designed to be both fun and educational.

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Ages: 8 – 12

Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Skills Learned: Fundamental Engineering Principles, Simple Machines, Gears and Motors, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Teamwork

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is all about learning how to build, program, design, and invent using LEGO®.  Students will explore hands-on programs that focus on topics such as gears, motors, robots, engineering or building with LEGO®.   Discover the amazing world of robotics and programming using the LEGO Mindstorm robotics system. It all adds up to tons of fun while students learn to apply science, technology, engineering, and math concepts (STEM), plus a big dose of imagination, to solve a problem. Along their discovery journey, they develop critical thinking, team-building skills and basic STEM applications.

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Ages: 9 – 14

Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Skills Learned: Beginner / Intermediate Engineering Principles, Programming, Mathematics, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Logic, Sportsmanship

COURSE DESCRIPTION

3…2…1…BATTLEBOTS!  This course will take kids on a BattleBots journey of their own as they design, build, and program robots to fight it out in our arenas. This class combines engineering, programming, and inventing together as kids go head to head to be the last bot standing. No prior experience is necessary: our BrainStorm instructors walk students through the process of designing, building, and programming their bot to battle against others. We utilize LEGO Mindstorms technology for this course. Fans of the BattleBots TV show or even Big Hero 6 will love stepping into the world of robotics, and this is a great way to learn the basics and have a lot of fun!!

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Ages: 9 – 14

Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Skills Learned: Beginner/Intermediate Engineering Principles, Programming, Mathematics, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Logic, Sportsmanship

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Explore the exciting world of robotics, right in your own classroom! Using the amazingly versatile LEGO® MindStorm robotics systems, our kids will imagine, build and program fully custom robots to solve a wide array of problems. Utilizing the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) framework, the LEGO Robotics Academy course teaches kids truly valuable fundamentals in engineering and programming. Students will work through engineering, robotics, and other fundamentals, and then put those skills to the test with engaging games and fun challenges!

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VEX Robotics: BotSports
Ages: 9 – 14

Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Skills Learned: Beginner/Intermediate Engineering Principles, Programming, Mathematics, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Logic, Sportsmanship

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This class will explore engineering and inventing using the advanced VEX Robotics system. VEX is a versatile robotics system designed to offer students an engaging introduction to the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM). Students will learn all about the engineering and design process as they imagine, create and innovate. During the class, our engineers will fabricate complex robotics systems to solve numerous engineering problems before going head-to-head against other awesome bots in exciting and educational engineering competitions. Ready, Set, Robots!