Sylvan’s Engineering courses in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region make learning fun! Your son or daughter can expect to complete a different hands-on project each week, including designing, testing and tweaking bridges and machines using K’NEX® pieces or LEGO® bricks. Your child’s creativity will soar to new levels as he or she works with a buddy to put together these unique creations and challenges other students to friendly games and competitions. It’s a novel way for your son or daughter to develop critical 21st century skills while solving problems just like an engineer!

Think Like a Real Engineer!

From figuring out how to design complex structures to testing and tweaking them in order to come up with an improved solution, your child will be tackling problems just like a real engineer! Our practical, hands-on courses are an amazing way for your budding inventor to understand important science, engineering and architectural concepts while also using his or her imagination and creativity. Parents can also have fun learning about the cool new things students learned in class through our regular email communication. We’ll also send a sneak peek of next week’s project so your family can get excited for the next activity!

Sylvan’s Engineering courses in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region offer:

  • Immersive projects, ranging from building bridges with K’NEX® pieces to constructing machines with LEGO® bricks.
  • STEM-focused learning that will help your child acquire valuable 21st century skills.
  • A personalized classroom environment, with 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio and only 12 students per class maximum.
  • Regular emails to keep parents informed of their child’s progress.