Beginner Engineers

Unlock the exciting world of Engineering through hands-on exploration using LEGO® TECHNIC® gears, pulleys, and components!

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Course Information


Grades 9-12

Course Description

Build and design Engineering solutions to problems with LEGO® TECHNIC® bricks and components. Learn the basics of creating cars, catapults, and cranes using LEGO® TECHNIC® elements like gears, pulleys, and axles. Engage in interactive challenges that encourage the development of critical thinking, problem-solving, and teamwork skills. Gain a foundational understanding of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) principles in a playful and accessible way. Encourage creativity as you design your own LEGO creations, fostering a love for engineering from an early age. Join us in Beginner Engineers and watch your child's curiosity and ability to solve problems come to life as they embark on a thrilling journey of imagination and discovery!

Curriculum Notes

  • LEGO-based Projects
  • Application of Math at Grade levels 5 or higher
  • Introductory Engineering and Physics concepts
  • Levers, Energy, Friction
  • Angles, Ratios, Momentum

Required Pre-Requisites

Grade 6 or Higher
Grade 2 or Higher
Grade 4 or Higher
Grade 5 or Higher

Recommended Pre-Requisites

Any Level-1 course in Robotics
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