Engineering a Better World - 10 Weeks

Engineering a Better World - 10 Weeks

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About this Class

Interested in solving a real-world problem and making a difference in the world? If so, then this is the class for you! In this class, students will learn about the Stanford Design Cycle and will then utilize that engineering process to design solutions to problems that they identify in everyday life. Students will also have the opportunity to practice utilizing the cycle to specifically address a water-related issue in the world. 

All Ivy Camps USA classes have a final project that students work towards throughout their time in their class. In this class, students will use their innovation skills and the Stanford Design Cycle to create (and present) a solution to a real-world problem

Students will Learn

  • How to utilize the Stanford design cycle (Empathize, Define, Ideate, Prototype, Test) to solve a real-world problem of today
  • Methods to identify a need in your community/world
  • Empathy for others
  • Techniques to brainstorm and ideate new ideas
  • How to build a prototype to solve a need
  • About the science of water, including states of matter, the water cycle, animal life, soap and shampoo, water in the human body, and more
  • The engineering concepts and technology related to water, such as water filtration, technology developed to clean the ocean, turning saltwater to freshwater, etc.
  • How to utilize math concepts to understand access to drinkable water
  • How to build their skills in areas such as creativity, problem-solving, design thinking, collaboration, empathy, and collaboration

Class Logistics & Materials

Class Logistics:

  • All classes are held live and online, starting at the time chosen
  • Classes run 1x per week for 10 weeks
  • Classes will be held on the same day every week 
  • Each class meeting will be 90 minutes (1.5 hours) 
  • Classes will have 1-6 students per class
  • Students will be separated into groups by age
  • The curriculum for each course is written to meet the developmental needs of each age group
  • Classes are taught by our top instructors from Harvard, Yale, MIT, Princeton, & more!

Class Materials: pen, pencil, coloring materials, tape, tissues, recycled materials,  soap, ice, coffee filters, watercolor paints, scissors, glue, water, containers to hold water

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Project-Based Classes Designed by Experts

You can be sure what your child is learning is built by the best!

Our curriculum team is led by education professionals with advanced degrees from top universities, including Harvard, and a current University Professor in Secondary Education. The team's credentials ensure our curriculum team maintains an active role in the research and advancement of the field of education, continually building on their 40 + years of experience in the educational and camp industries.

Our experts have designed classes where students can learn through projects that have personal meaning and global impact.

Taught by Instructors from Top Schools

Our instructors come from top universities in the USA such as Princeton, Harvard, Yale, and more!

Each instructor goes through our specialized training program to further equip them to guide and consistently inspire our learners.

What Parents are Saying


I was incredibly amazed with him being so engaged online!

Katherine Y.
Mother from the USA

It is an excellent offering because of the way kids are engaged with their instructors, it's very interactive, it's very hands on

Jeffrey A.
Father from Egypt

It was perfect and he was looking forward to class everyday!

Maryam M.
Mother from the USA

Interested in Learning More?

Speak to our staff members today to learn more about how an Ivy Camps USA class can help your student reach their educational goals