K-12 Engineering Academies

About the K-12 Engineering Academies 

The Engineering Academies offer students of all ages a wide variety of interesting and challenging programs. Our courses challenge our youth to become critical-thinking problem solvers, appreciate STEM, and explore the engineering design process. Since 2006, the Outreach team develops and offers unique opportunities for students to have fun while solving real-world engineering problems.

Fall 2016 Schedule

Parents, Teachers, and Volunteers:  Are you interested in starting a FIRST Lego League (FLL) team? Fll Coaches Workshop 2016

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Date Class Title Grades Status

Sept.10, Oct. 8 and Oct. 29

FLL Coaches Workshop 2016

Adults Open
Oct 22

Learn Scratch

5-8 Open
Oct 22 Intro to LEGO EV3 Robotics 5-8 Open
Oct 29 STEMming:  Newton's Law of Motion 4-6 Open
Nov 5 WeDo Robotics Session 2 2-4 WAIT LIST
Nov 5 Building Circuits 7-10 Open
Nov 5 Intro to LEGO EV3 Robotics 5-8 WAIT LIST
Nov 12 Intro to 3D Printing 7-Adult WAIT LIST
Nov 12 Environmental Engr. 5-7 Open
Nov 19 Advanced WeDo Robotics 2-4 Open
Dec 3 Sound Engr. 7-10 Open
Dec 3 Heels:  Girls Only! 5-8 Open
Dec 3 STEMming:  Forces 3-5 Open

Girls Who Code (GWC) is a national organization launched in 2012 as a nonprofit organization working to inspire, educate, and equip girls with computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities. The aim is to close the gender gap in the technology and engineering sectors by offering computer science education and tech industry exposure to 5th – 12th grade girls throughout the academic year. The organization offers a scalable approach to learning computer science and includes forty curriculum hours paired with project based, group learning, along with exposure to various industries through outings.

Engineering Outreach Policies

Please review the Engineering Outreach Policiesso you and your student(s) understand the expectations for participation in the K-12 Engineering Academies.