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What’s your Problem? – How we learn with Young Engineers

Here at Young Engineers we introduce STEM concepts through student-centered methods. Each session starts with the introduction to a STEM concept. Our learners then build a moving model using pictorial instructions. This model is used to help the child understand our STEM concept in more detail.  Children are encouraged to add and adapt the model in line with their own …

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Class Grid

What class are you interested in? Our sessions provide theoretical knowledge and practical implementation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) basics. Big Builders This unique curriculum develops children’s tactile, motor, and spatial skills while teaching introductory engineering principles. For Ages: 4-6           Bricks Challenge  Learning the principles of engineering and theoretical physics in an intuitive way …

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Awesome Young Engineers Birthday Parties!

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Lots of LEGO Building for ages 7 to 10. We offer several different Birthday Parties themed around different games and models. We can cater for groups of 8 to 30 and can provide everything from the LEGO to the party bags, venues and cakes.   Read more about our parties and send us your details now!

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What class should I pick?

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    We offer 3 class types: Our Big Builders K’NEX based class is for ages 4 to 6 or children who are 18 months from starting P1 to those children currently in P1. We introduce simple science, work on number recognition and basic maths concepts like symmetry. Our Bricks Challenge programme is suited for children from around P3 to around P6. Classes focus …

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Who is teaching my child?

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   We are a team of 11. Jenni is a space engineer and runs the company. Danielle is a computer scientist and is Deputy Manager of the business. Danielle, Holly, Bria, Kathleen and Laura teach our classes, with Alana, Euan, Susana, Katelyn and Isabelle supporting them as assistants. You can read all about the team here

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New Venues January 2018!

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  We are delighted to be launching new venues for January 2018! On Monday we will be in Harry Ramsdens in South Queensferry running 3 classes covering age groups 4 to 13 On Thursdays we will be in Murieston Scout Hall in Livingston again running 3 classes for ages 4 to 13 These new venues are in addition to Dalgety …

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Partnering with Schools

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We work with a number of primary schools using Young Engineers programmes to support both STEM learning and development of Skills for Learning, Life and Work.         If you would like to talk to us about working with your school then please contact us via the form on your right.      

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Calling all Astronauts!

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Hands up who wanted to be an astronaut when they were little? While I didn’t quite make it as an astronaut I was fortunate enough to develop a career building and testing satellites and putting them into space. I go into schools and talk about space and my career, I just love the wow factor of space and of course …

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Playing Games is Good For Us

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We typically see our children as being in school and learning or being out of school and playing. Here at Young Engineers we aim to combine both. We find that our children see their classes as games; in Lego Challenge they build a cake mixer, we bring bowls and ingredients and we make a mess, however in the process we also …

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Meet the Young Engineers Characters

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  Meet our STEM Heros! We all like to have a team to help us out, and now our Young Engineers can count on our STEM heros to help them out, whether they are a Big Builder or ready for the Lego Challenge! So lets meet them an welcome Super Sci, Tough Techie, Extreme Engie and Mighty Math!   Meet …

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