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AFTER SCHOOL
May 08

Science and Engineering Classes Ashburn

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Laying a Strong STEM foundation

The Engineering projects are fun to do and students learn science concepts  

Why robotics?  Because it’s exciting for students and is the premier vehicle for hands-on delivery of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts to students. Our robotics program provides an enjoyable yet challenging classroom environment in which students can develop important 21st-century skills such as creative problem-solving, communication of ideas, collaboration, creativity, critical thinking, and teamwork. They learn while at the same time having Fun!

The best S.T.E.A.M enrichment program for just $125/mo (monthly) or $105/mo (annual)  

Engineering & Science Courses

  • ENGINEERING AGE 6-8

  • ENGINEERING AGES 9+

  • ENGINEERING AGE 5

Students Ages 6-8 Learn to Build & program robots using the Lego platform

ROBOTICS with Lego WeDo

This is an exciting robotics programs for kids that enhances their interest to learn STEAM concepts. This course teaches  a number of skills we use in the real world. This Beginner robotics programs lay a foundation in problem-solving skills and creativity as they learn to assemble the robot and enabling them to do certain actions.

When the robots fails to do what they are set out for, children have to troubleshoot to solve the issues and that develops their problem solving skills.


Students work as young scientists and engineers,  while learning concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM). Students use the WeDo Robotics platform performing a series of theme-based activities and build models featuring working motors and sensors. They program their robot models using graphical software interface.

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Students lean a broad range of Concepts Covering the STEAM areas

It's not just building with legos or making the robots move. The  process of learning is integrated with the fun projects that the students do. Learning is therefore effortless. Concepts from engineering, Simple machines, Biology, etc are introduced to the students. 

Individualized Learning & Progress tracking

Individualized learning is possible as the students are guided using our state of the art computerized learning system while the teacher monitors and supports the students learning.

The best S.T.E.A.M enrichment program for just $125/mo (monthly) or $105/mo (annual)  


See the other courses that we offer at Ashburn

ROBOTICS

This tracks explores the world of Robotics - whether it is with Legos or with several new Robot blocks that we have. Classes and Camps in this track allow learners to not only build the robots but also program them so that the robots perform the actions that they are designed to do. Several challenge problems (including some from advanced Robotics Competitions like FLL and Vex) are given to students for them to ideate and solve and implement.

Programming & Game Design

This tracks explores the world of Programming & Game Design and sets students to learn and think like Software Engineers and Game Developers. Classes and Camps for programmers range from Scratch Jr for young beginners to advanced languages like Robot C, C, Java, Python, HTML, JavaScript and also to Mobile App Development for advanced programmers. For the passionate game designers, we explore the the world of 3D game development on Unity as well as program in Minecraft.

Recommend by mom and dad 

May 01

Robotics Classes Ashburn

By admin | Ashburn Center

Engaging & fun Robotics courses

Choice of age appropriate courses that teach students to build & program robots  

Why robotics?  Because it’s exciting for students and is the premier vehicle for hands-on delivery of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts to students. Our robotics program provides an enjoyable yet challenging classroom environment in which students can develop important 21st-century skills such as creative problem-solving, communication of ideas, collaboration, creativity, critical thinking, and teamwork. They learn while at the same time having Fun!

The best S.T.E.A.M enrichment program for just $125/mo (monthly) or $105/mo (annual)  

Robotics Courses

  • ROBOTICS AGE 6-8

  • ROBOTICS AGES 8+

  • ROBOTICS AGES 10+

Students Ages 6-8 Learn to Build & program robots using the Lego platform

ROBOTICS with Lego WeDo

This is an exciting robotics programs for kids that enhances their interest to learn STEAM concepts. This course teaches  a number of skills we use in the real world. This Beginner robotics programs lay a foundation in problem-solving skills and creativity as they learn to assemble the robot and enabling them to do certain actions.

When the robots fails to do what they are set out for, children have to troubleshoot to solve the issues and that develops their problem solving skills.


Students work as young scientists and engineers,  while learning concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM). Students use the WeDo Robotics platform performing a series of theme-based activities and build models featuring working motors and sensors. They program their robot models using graphical software interface.

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Students lean a broad range of Concepts Covering the STEAM areas

It's not just building with legos or making the robots move. The  process of learning is integrated with the fun projects that the students do. Learning is therefore effortless. Concepts from engineering, Simple machines, Biology, etc are introduced to the students. 

Individualized Learning & Progress tracking

Individualized learning is possible as the students are guided using our state of the art computerized learning system while the teacher monitors and supports the students learning.

The best S.T.E.A.M enrichment program for just $125/mo (monthly) or $105/mo (annual)  


See the other courses that we offer at Ashburn

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Science & Engineering

This tracks explores the world of STEM - giving a strong foundation to build on in the area of Physics, Technology and Engineering. Classes and Camps such as Early STEM, Intermediate STEM, Bridge Engineering, Pneumatics, Renewable Energy, Life Sciences, Rocket Science and Engineering, etc give a beginner as well as an advanced learner to reinforce their concepts and create their own unique models with hands-on building challenges.

Programming & Game Design

This tracks explores the world of Programming & Game Design and sets students to learn and think like Software Engineers and Game Developers. Classes and Camps for programmers range from Scratch Jr for young beginners to advanced languages like Robot C, C, Java, Python, HTML, JavaScript and also to Mobile App Development for advanced programmers. For the passionate game designers, we explore the the world of 3D game development on Unity as well as program in Minecraft.

Recommend by mom and dad 

Ages 9-14 Electrons
Apr 30

Programming Classes Ashburn

By admin | Ashburn Center

Learning Programming should be fun

Age appropriate and engaging classes to teach students programming skills  

Here the students will explore the world of Programming & Game Design and learn to think like Software Engineers and Game Developers.  The Classes and Camps for programmers range from Scratch Jr for young beginners to advanced languages like Robot C, C, Java, Python, HTML, JavaScript and also to Mobile App Development for advanced programmers. For the passionate game designers, we explore the the world of 3D game development on Unity as well as program in Minecraft.

Children love to play video games. Why not show them how to create their own games instead and channel their interest and creativity!  Learning is fun because the visual programming allows kids to rapidly transform ideas into actual programs by connecting blocks. Guided projects are given to the kids and once they are proficient, they can apply what they've learned and build their own unique games. Video game based learning and traditional methods don’t need to be mutually exclusive. Game based learning complements the shortcomings of traditional teaching in many ways.

Programming Certification Courses

  • PYTHON :-  INTRO. INTERMEDIATE. FOR ROBOTICS

  • CYBERSECURITY ;  JAVA PROGRAMMING

  • APP INVENTOR

  • MINECRAFT 'STEAMING GAMING'

  • GAME DESIGN & SCRATCH

Python Programming

Python is a programming language that is suitable for beginners. It is easy to read and write. Students learn the Syntax which is the basic set of rules that programming languages use. These rules are Python’s equivalent of grammar and punctuation. Python’s syntax is necessary for structuring a program so that the computer can understand the instructions the programmer is giving it.

Python Programming Intro

Students start with the basics of Python programming language which is one of the widely-used programming languages in the industry today. The introductory course focuses on object-oriented principles, data structures, conditionals, recursions, code readability, compilers vs. interpreters, and leading students to be able to express concepts in fewer lines of code.

Python Programming Intermediate 1

Students learn about object-oriented classes, data structures like Linked Lists and learn to implement different algorithms like Bubble sorts, recursion, size ratio/file density, efficiency coding structures vs. security coding structures, and a review and strengthening of foundational topics.

Python Programming Intermediate 2

The next level in our popular Python curriculum. This course will be called Python Intermediate II but students will mainly focus on DB Queries and Net programming in Python.

Net programming is about developing and managing a virtualized multiplayer server instance. Students will be introduced to the basics of how to set up the multiplayer server and program various clients that connect to the server. Using Unity Plugins and Python, students will also create their own 3D games and be able to play with their classmates using the virtual server that they develop themselves. Real-world applications of net programming include popular games such as Fortnite and Minecraft.

Python Programming for Robotics

If the children had worked with Robots like NxT or EV3 in the past, you would know that they wrote programs in "block code" which is a predefined set of functions provided by the Robotics software.
With Python for Robotics, children learn to write ACTUAL CODE in Python to make Robots work for them. This allows the students to go past what "block code" provides and for them to be able to implement and execute more complex functions that are customizable and fully functional.

This is where the rubber meets the road - where our students are building real time applications in the world of robotics. We can extend it to AI too but we start with Robotics.

Children love to play video games. Why not show them how to create their own games instead and channel their interest and creativity!


Learning is fun because the visual programming allows kids to rapidly transform ideas into actual programs by connecting blocks. Guided projects are given to the kids and once they are proficient, they can apply what they've learned and build their own unique games. Video game based learning and traditional methods don’t need to be mutually exclusive. Game based learning complements the shortcomings of traditional teaching in many ways.


See the other courses that we offer at Ashburn

CHANTILLY CAMPS
Science & Engineering

This tracks explores the world of STEM - giving a strong foundation to build on in the area of Physics, Technology and Engineering. Classes and Camps such as Early STEM, Intermediate STEM, Bridge Engineering, Pneumatics, Renewable Energy, Life Sciences, Rocket Science and Engineering, etc give a beginner as well as an advanced learner to reinforce their concepts and create their own unique models with hands-on building challenges.

ROBOTICS

This tracks explores the world of Robotics - whether it is with Legos or with several new Robot blocks that we have. Classes and Camps in this track allow learners to not only build the robots but also program them so that the robots perform the actions that they are designed to do. Several challenge problems (including some from advanced Robotics Competitions like FLL and Vex) are given to students for them to ideate and solve and implement.

Recommended by mom and dad

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May 04

Ashburn Center STEM Staff

By admin | Ashburn Center

Mr. Joshua Yalowitz

Mr. Joshua Yalowitz

If it blinks lights, turns gears or reacts to sensors, Mr. Josh has worked with it. Josh has a deep interest in electrical engineering and computing and has worked with micro-controllers like the Arduino for more than a decade. He has experience in rapid prototyping, CAD design, 3D printing, electric circuit design, wood working, metal working and fabrication, to name a few. He mentored high school students at Marshall High School in Falls Church to help them rebuild their robotics program and took them to the semi-finals this year. He firmly believes that incorporating science and technology into the lives of children at a young age onwards will advance their critical thinking and logical thinking abilities and these skills will advance them significantly in life. Mr. Josh is on his way to becoming a licensed Technology teacher for the county. Mr. Josh will be helping Ms. Soumya in all the STEAM and Lego/Robotics courses at Science Cosmos.

Mrs. Soumya Sriram

Mrs. Soumya Sriram

With a ton of experience working in Montessori school system, Soumya brings creative ideas to convey fundamental concepts to the children. She is most passionate about the "spark" that she sees in the child when they get those concepts in Physics. She loves incorporating, physics, engineering and general science concepts including life sciences into her classroom.



Science Cosmos Parent - Debbie

Science Cosmos Parent - Mr. Bharadwaj

Science Cosmos Parent - Suzanne

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Sep 16

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By admin | Ashburn Center

Summer Camps at Science Cosmos fall under one of the 3 tracks - STEM, Engineering, Programming/Game Design. Every week has a different theme, based on the age group of the child.  Find the camp from each of the month's schedules below and register. It is that simple!

In-person Camp Schedule & Enrollment

Select the month tab see the full schedule and Enroll

  • JUNE SCHEDULE

  • JULY SCHEDULE 

  • AUGUST SCHEDULE

JUNE CAMP HIGHLIGHTS

In June the Summer fun begins! We have so many cool camp themes for your child.  

Learn more by browsing the section on camp themes.


Camp Information

  • POLICIES & ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Music & Arts Partner Camps

  • Testimonials


PLEASE REVIEW  THE POLICY:


Camp Tuiton is to be paid in full at the time of registration.


If registered for multiple weeks, you can also choose to pay a $50 deposit now and pay the rest in full a week before camp starts!


Any cancellations in advance of more than 1 week will receive a 50% Refund.  


No pro-rated refunds for missed days.


Any cancellations with less than 1 week's notice will be charged in full. NO refunds.
 

Early Bird Discount Ends April 30th
Get $25 OFF all of our camps when you register before April 30th! 
Half-Day camps and Extended Care available upon request


Camp Schedule at a Glance
8:00am-9:00am - Pre-Care
9:00am-12:00pm - AM Camp (15-minute snack break)
12:00pm-1:00pm - Lunch
1:00pm-4:00pm - PM Camp (15-minute snack break)
4:00pm-6:00pm - Extended Care

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Summer Camps at Science Cosmos fall under one of the 3 tracks - STEM, Engineering, Programming/Game Design. Every week has a different theme, based on the age group of the child.  Find the camp from each of the month's schedules below and register. It is that simple!

Camps by Age group & Theme

  •  K - 4 th  GRADE 

  • 5 th - 9 th  GRADE 

Popular Camps for K - 4th Grade students

ROBOTICS CAMP

An introduction to robotics concepts through the fun of LEGO. Students will learn the basics of gears, motors, pulleys and block based programming through this camp. All while building exciting and amazing LEGO structures

ROCKET SCIENCE

Thrust, drag, weight and lift. Have you ever wondered how rockets fly?  Have you wondered how the weight of the rocket, shape and angle of the wings, and speed affect flight? Have you launched ROCKETS? Students will learn about the physics of flight while they build and test their own rockets. See the excitement come to life in this camp!

SLIME & GLUE SCIENCE

(Limited availability)   The world of chemistry comes together in a fun way. Students are fascinated and are in wonder looking at the 'Magic' they have created. 

STEM Engineering with LEGOS

Students will learn the basics of different types of simple machines through practical builds. An introduction to different types of simple machines like pulleys, levers, gears, axles, counterweight and their corresponding physics concepts. The builds are at various levels of complexity and will challenge a child at any level!

COOL ELECTRONICS & CIRCUITS

Wonder how burglar alarms work? Or wonder how radios or the lights or fans in your house work? Learn how to build circuits and unravel the mystery of electricity and magnetism all around us. Students will build basic circuits using Snap Circuits and other hardware components. 

VIDEO ANIMATION

Explore the magic of computer programming with Scratch, a free-to-use software developed by MIT’s best brains to encourage young learners to combine creativity with logic! With a cutting-edge application and a series of exciting projects, students uncover the sensational world of coding. Every day in this camp, participants expand their skills as they build their very own interactive storyboards and games with audio, video, animated characters and more.

GEOMETRY HANDS-ON WITH KNEX

(Limited Availability)   Learn the basics of geometry through 3 dimensional builds. Work together to brainstorm, design and then build bridges, pulleys and other structures all while learning important aspects of function, structural design and strength of materials.

PHYSICS OF CATAPULTS & PULLEYS

(Limited availability)   Get your Medieval gear on for battle! In this camp, participants experience the thrill of flinging projectiles from medieval machines such as trebuchets and catapults, while the lessons focus on learning scientific principles related to height, velocity and distance. Students can alter characteristics of the Medieval siege machines to test different variables. They see in action, concepts such as levers, inertia, counterweights, torsion and friction. They get an understanding of projectile motion, Newton’s Laws of Motion and potential and kinetic energy. Medieval costume is not required, but welcome!.

Summer Camps at Science Cosmos fall under one of the 3 tracks - STEM, Engineering, Programming/Game Design. Every week has a different theme, based on the age group of the child.  Find the camp from each of the month's schedules below and register. It is that simple!

A great resource for boys and girls who love to create

My child was at the summer camp at Science Cosmos. This is a great resource for boys and girls who love to create things with Lego, K-nex, Robotics, etc. Those are the activities that promote math skills. Learning how each piece fits together and seeing what they can make is a valuable challenge to the mind. >> MORE PARENT TESTIMONIALS

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Sep 15

ASHBURN

By admin | Ashburn Center

STEM Hands On
S.T.E.M Classes

Whats a better way to learn STEM concepts, than building robot and cool engineering structures. Its Learn+Fun in Ashburn! These classes follow progressive self paced curriculum.

Super Fast Space Robots
Ashburn Info

We focus on STEM education and make it fun yet challenging for the students. Get more information on our location, trial classes & schedule..   

Summer Camps

Summer is when the fun begins, but the learning does not have to stop! Students love our fun filled camps. We offer camp choices under multiple Camp Themes, that you can choose.  

After School Program

Let us be your one stop shop for your child's STEAM enrichment, so your child's learning doesn't stop after the school bell rings. Offered in partnership with a Music/Arts school, Notes n' Beats.   Learn More.  (external site)


CHANTILLY CAMPS
Science & Engineering

This tracks explores the world of STEM - giving a strong foundation to build on in the area of Physics, Technology and Engineering. Classes and Camps such as Early STEM, Intermediate STEM, Bridge Engineering, Pneumatics, Renewable Energy, Life Sciences, Rocket Science and Engineering, etc give a beginner as well as an advanced learner to reinforce their concepts and create their own unique models with hands-on building challenges.

ROBOTICS

This tracks explores the world of Robotics - whether it is with Legos or with several new Robot blocks that we have. Classes and Camps in this track allow learners to not only build the robots but also program them so that the robots perform the actions that they are designed to do. Several challenge problems (including some from advanced Robotics Competitions like FLL and Vex) are given to students for them to ideate and solve and implement.

Programming ; Game Design

This tracks explores the world of Programming & Game Design and sets students to learn and think like Software Engineers and Game Developers. Classes and Camps for programmers range from Scratch Jr for young beginners to advanced languages like Robot C, C, Java, Python, HTML, JavaScript and also to Mobile App Development for advanced programmers. For the passionate game designers, we explore the the world of 3D game development on Unity as well as program in Minecraft.

The classes are self paced and gives kids an opportunity to learn at their own pace. We encourage students who are fast performers and also students who take time to think things through.  The recommended duration is 6 or 12 months. Students can enroll anytime during the year, since they experience the courses at their own pace. Students start on an age-appropriate course and evaluated by the teacher before beginning.. There is a $29 One time registration Fee per Student. Secure online registration on the Science Cosmos portal. s)


44190 Waxpool Road, Suite #162, 
Ashburn, VA 20147

Located in the Notes n' Beats Suite

TEXT or CALL:  703-596-3849

Email: Ashburn@sciencecosmos.com

We are Located Inside the Notes n' Beats Suite. Look for the 'Notes n' Beats' Sign. The building is at the intersection of Waxpool and Red Rum across from the Big Verizon Complex. Suite is on the same side as Safe Ship

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Book a FREE Trial Class

Let your child Experience a FREE trial class at the Ashburn, VA Science Cosmos Center and enjoy a fun hour of learning. See First hand how much fun the classes can be to your child. Pick any open spot on the calendar.

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Aug 25

ENROLL IN ASHBURN

By admin | Ashburn Center

CHANTILLY CAMPS
Science & Engineering

This tracks explores the world of STEM - giving a strong foundation to build on in the area of Physics, Technology and Engineering. Classes and Camps such as Early STEM, Intermediate STEM, Bridge Engineering, Pneumatics, Renewable Energy, Life Sciences, Rocket Science and Engineering, etc give a beginner as well as an advanced learner to reinforce their concepts and create their own unique models with hands-on building challenges.

ROBOTICS CLASSES

This tracks explores the world of Robotics - whether it is with Legos or with several new Robot blocks that we have. Classes and Camps in this track allow learners to not only build the robots but also program them so that the robots perform the actions that they are designed to do. Several challenge problems (including some from advanced Robotics Competitions like FLL and Vex) are given to students for them to ideate and solve and implement.

Programming & Game Design

This tracks explores the world of Programming & Game Design and sets students to learn and think like Software Engineers and Game Developers. Classes and Camps for programmers range from Scratch Jr for young beginners to advanced languages like Robot C, C, Java, Python, HTML, JavaScript and also to Mobile App Development for advanced programmers. For the passionate game designers, we explore the the world of 3D game development on Unity as well as program in Minecraft.


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The best S.T.E.A.M enrichment program for just $125/mo (monthly) or $105/mo (annual)  

The classes are self paced and gives kids an opportunity to learn at their own pace. We encourage students who are fast performers and also students who take time to think things through.  The recommended duration is 6 or 12 months. Students can enroll anytime during the year, since they experience the courses at their own pace. Students get start on an age-appropriate course. There is a $29 One time registration Fee per Student.  Secure online registration is on the Science Cosmos registration portal.  (Please allow Pop-Ups)


I recommend it frequently to parents who have strong interests in STEM

My Son looks forward to going to class and also has fun interacting with all the other like-minded kids as they work on their projects and coursework. We have also sent him to summer camps here and he loved those as well.

I have been so impressed and happy with this program and I recommend it frequently to parents who have children who have strong interests in STEM. With the pace of advancements in technology, and with the limitations of school based offerings on these subjects, it's very difficult to keep a child engaged and growing without a supporting program like this. Thanks Science Cosmos!

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