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BrainSTEM Learning After School Programs

Age Group

12-14 YEARS

Price

34.00

Drop-In's Welcome!

Marine Drive Learning Centre

Description

BrainSTEM learning® wants your kids to have fun and enjoy learning like never before.

Our Managers 6 week workshop programs, tailored for 12-14 year-olds, will develop your child’s skills in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in a creative and fun way.

They are 1.5 hour weekly sessions, run over a six week period.

1 session/Drop-in: $34 +GST
6 sessions (6 weeks): $199 + GST

7 sessions (7 Weeks): $232+ GST (Stop Motion Engineering)

8 sessions (8 Weeks): $ 265 + GST (Software Engineering, or Stop Motion Engineering)

AeroSpace Engineering: Aeronautical

  • Aerospace engineering involves the design and construction of planes and space shuttles. Aeronautical engineering covers craft that stay inside the Earth’s atmosphere (such as commercial planes) while Astronautical engineering covers craft that leave the Earth’s atmosphere (such as space shuttles).
  • In this program the specialist and managers will learn about the fundamentals of the aeronautical industry discovering about aerodynamics, gravity, velocity, forces to lift, drag and thrust objects, aerodynamics like Bernoulli principle. They will use math to improve their results, will discover about the importance of the materials in this engineering branch, and use his or her creativity and curiosity to design, build and test their own flying prototypes while they are having fun.

AeroSpace Engineering: Astronautical

  • Aerospace engineering involves the design and construction of planes and space shuttles. Aeronautical engineering covers crafts that stay inside the Earth’s atmosphere (such as commercial planes) while astronautical engineering covers craft that leave the Earth’s atmosphere (theory and practice of navigation beyond Earth’s atmosphere, such as space shuttles).
  • In this program the specialist and managers will learn about the fundamentals of astronautical industry discovering about aerodynamics; gravity; velocity; acceleration; forces to lift, drag and thrust objects; aerodynamics like Bernoulli principle; and space environment characteristics. They will use math to improve their results; will discover about the importance of the materials in this engineering branch; and use his or her creativity and curiosity to design, build and test their own prototypes at the same time they have fun.

Civil Engineering

  • Civil engineering includes the design and construction of buildings, roads, bridges, and dams. It is one of the oldest forms of engineering. Knowledge about materials, designs, and construction process allows us to explain the construction of such world wonders as the pyramids in Egypt.
  • The specialist and managers will learn about forces, materials, structural design, foundations, and physics concepts. They will use math to measure and improve their prototypes while learning concepts of: design, building, and testing his or her skyscrapers, bridges, and roads. They will use his or her creativity and curiosity under the STEM methodology while having loads of FUN.

Chemical Engineering

  • Chemical engineering uses science to process raw materials and chemicals into useful forms. It can lead to the discovery of important new materials and processes useful for other engineering disciplines or just to make our lives easier.
  • The specialist and managers will learn about solutions, chemical reaction, mixtures, solids, liquids, and absorption concepts using his or her creativity and curiosity under the STEM methodology.

Electrical Engineering

  • The electrical engineering field includes the study of electricity, development of electrical equipment, and testing. Other areas of study are the use and design of systems based on electro-magnetism and electronic devices. The children will work with all kinds of electronic and electrical devices.
  • The specialist and managers will learn about the electrical circuit using this in different projects like a flashlight and an electromagnet. They will build their own Nanobot; a super fast-train; magnetism and electromagnetism; snaps circuits; and even generate a clean energy from a wind aero turbine. They will discover and having fun using STEM for his or her learning.

Environmental Engineering

  • Environmental engineering’s use science, technology, and engineering principles to clean environment, minimizing the pollution and preventing it from being generated. Environmental engineers work in a number of areas like air pollution, waste disposal, recycling, global warming, water pollution, and other environmental issues.
  • The specialist and managers will face different challenges learning and generating their awareness about the importance of conservation of our environment. They will enjoy discovering and having fun using STEM learning.

Manufacturing Industry

  • The Industrial engineer organizes people, places, equipment, and information. They ensure that work areas operate safely and efficiently, assembly line runs smoothly. They are always looking to continually improve our lives. An example of this improvement is by observing if your favourite food is always in stock at the grocery store.
  • The specialist and managers will understand how they can use the STEM model to improve what is done in the industry, how they can develop new industries in a safe and productive way. They will design; build products and production lines to fill the needs of the customers in a fun and interactive way.

Marine Engineering *NEW*

  • In the future, many kids may work in this in and around the world’s waterways, so in this lesson they will have the opportunity to learn how marine devices work. The oceans are particularly important the health of the world and provides half of the worlds oxygen supply from marine plants and algae. Oceans are an important way of transporting goods and people around the globe. Kids will use his or her creativity discovering an important balance of marine ecology, conservation, recreational water use, and how to transport using the Ocean.
  • The Marine engineer organizes people, places, equipment, and information. They ensure that work areas operate safely and efficiently. They are always looking to continually improve our recreational or professional lives.
  • The specialist and managers will understand how they can use the STEM model to improve how they can develop new technologies in a safe and productive way. They will design, build, test and improve different marine transportation devices using their creativity and having fun.

Mechanical Engineering

  • A mechanical engineer designs mechanical systems, machines, and tools to improve our lives using a number of important physics concepts and principles. These principles include energy, fluid mechanics, forces, and characteristics of materials. As well these engineers are responsible for machine maintenance and other mechanically functioning equipment.
  • The specialist and managers will work with and learn about simple machines, mechanical design, physics concepts, kinetic energy, mechanical energy, pneumatics and more. Working in teams, designing, building, and testing their own machines and devices will help the children in discovering and having fun while they using STEM.

Robotics Engineering: Level 1

  • A robotics engineer is responsible for design, creating, and programming robots and robotic systems to be able to perform duties that humans are either unable or prefer not to complete. Robots help make jobs safer, easier, and more efficient, particularly in the manufacturing industry.
  • The specialist and managers will learn about the basis of robotic, building a robot, design possibilities, material requirements, and programming. They will use the LEGO® Mindstorms EV3 TRACKER robot kit and its software. They will face different challenges having fun using STEM education models.

Robotics Engineering: Level 2

  • A robotics engineer is responsible for designing, creating, and programming robots. Robotic systems are able to perform duties that humans are either unable or prefer not to complete. They help make jobs safer, easier, and more efficient, particularly in the manufacturing industry.
  • The specialist and managers will reinforces their robotic concepts from the Level 1 course. They will work with the sensor and advanced programming to face a variety of challenge mixing mechanical design and programming design to solve problems. The LEGO® Mindstorms EV3 TRIBOT Model materials and the software are also used in this course. The children will face different challenges having fun utilizing the STEM education model.

Robotics Engineering: Level 3

  • The specialists and managers will reinforces their robotic concepts from the Level 1 course. They will work with the sensor and advanced programming to face a variety of challenges mixing mechanical design  and programming design to solve problems. They use the bipedal EVERSTORM model of the LEGO® Mindstorms EV3 robotics kit and the software. The children will face different challenges having fun utilizing the STEM education model.

Software Engineering *NEW* (8 week class)

  • Software Engineering relates to our daily activities. As well, as word processing, data collection, and accounting, computers have many functions. Computers need someone to tell them what and how to do things that make our lives better. Whether programming the traffic systems, providing apps for your smart device, giving directions to a 3D printer, sensing all sorts of things like how many cars are driving onto the ferry or what Orca whales are doing in the Salish sea with the Venus or Neptune scientific project. Also one may program and control ones robot to do many tasks that would be dangerous for humans to preform because the environment is unsafe, (space, underwater under extreme pressures, high in the atmosphere). Planes are often controlled by autopilots, which control the trajectory and speed of transportation Airliners.
  • Software engineering uses science, technology and Math to process raw information and commands into a language that computer and machines use to preform tasks that we want. Computer Engineering can lead to the discovery of important new ways to assist humans and processes useful for other engineering disciplines or just to make our lives easier.
  • The specialist and managers will learn about internet safety, Beginners’ readers, Conditionals, Algorithms, Binary Code, and debugging concepts using his or her creativity and curiosity under the STEM methodology.

STEM 360•: Specialists:

STEM 360• is a course series that combines 6 different types of Engineering into this one series . Students will use all his or her creativity to design, develop, build devices and systems, getting an overview of multiple engineering disciplines. Combining other branches of the engineering, they will face the challenge from Aerospace, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Environmental, and Chemical Engineering.
All Engineers use science, technology, and engineering principles to solve problems. This STEM 360• program will allow your budding engineering to face challenges from different types of Engineering and discover which one they like the best. Engineering in the future will also be the combined effort of many different types of Engineers working together to solve problems.
The specialist and managers will face different challenges designing, building, testing and improving their experiment. Therefore this is an excellent way to discover different types of Engineering while having fun using STEM Learning.

Stop-Motion Animation Engineering: (6, 7, or 8 weeks depending on Production)

  • The children are the future of our planet. Children grow up enjoying animated movies and episodic television shows. One way of producing these movies is by using Stop-Motion Animation. In this class, they will use all of his or her creativity to design, develop, and build the different aspects of a short feature film. Combining many branches of the engineering and the artistry of writing, they will face the challenge of writing a script, building their set(s), photographing their characters, editing their photographs into a video, and rendering their completed video.
  • Stop-Motion Animation Engineering uses science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics to produce a short film. SMA engineers work in a number of areas of film production like script writing, set design, film production, post production, editing and picture lock.
  • The specialist and managers will face different challenges learning and producing a short film using Stop-motion Animation. They will enjoy discovering and having fun using STEM learning.

 

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