Sylvan’s Engineering courses in the Des Moines and Ames region make learning fun! Your child will love getting hands on with a different project every week, like building, testing and modifying a machine or bridge using K’NEX® pieces or LEGO® bricks. Watch your child’s creativity soar as he or she constructs these complex creations with a partner and challenges other teams to friendly games and competitions. Equipping your child with these skills can help make a big impact not only in school and college, but also in future careers.
An Innovative Education
In addition to offering big-time fun and excitement, Sylvan’s Engineering programs in the Des Moines and Ames region also provide your child with opportunities to learn important STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) competencies. Through a combination of hands-on learning, teamwork and creative projects, your child will develop valuable critical thinking and problem solving abilities that can make a positive difference in school and beyond!▼
Aspiring Engineers Unite!
From designing and building cool structures to tweaking and rebuilding them to test out a different approach, your child will be solving challenges 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 won’t be missing out on the fun either: we send regular email communication so you can stay informed of your child’s progress. In addition, we’ll provide a sneak peek of the next week’s project so the whole family can get excited for the next fun project!
Here’s what our Engineering programs in the Des Moines and Ames region include:
- 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.