Our Mission

Engineering is Elementary supports educators and children with curricula and professional development that develop engineering literacy.

Our Curriculum Products:

The EiE Curriculum


Choose from 20 flexible and fun units for grades 1 - 5. Integrates with the science you already teach! Research-based, teacher-tested activities develop creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

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Engineering Adventures


Add adventure to your afterschool or camp programs with real-world engineering challenges for kids in grades 3 – 5. Promotes creativity and teamwork!

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Engineering Everywhere


For youth in grades 6 – 8 in out-of-school time and camp programs. They’ll engineer a better world with engaging activities that relate to real-life experiences.

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Museum of Science, Boston curriculum developers will collaborate on a project to bring new space-themed STEM resources to afterschool programs nationwide. Supported by NASA’s Science Mission...
 Media Contact:  Jo-Anne Sears, Raytheon  +1.571.250.1914  iispr@raytheon.comColorado Springs (January 21, 2016) — Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has awarded a $37,000 grant to support the education of...


Two Tips for Teaching EiE Acoustical Engineering Activities
Posted by Cynthia Berger on 2/11/16 11:00 AM
Do you teach the EiE unit "Sounds Like Fun: Seeing Animal Sounds"? Our professional development collaborators at the Science Museum of Minnesota (SMM) have a big list of handy tips for...
San Antonio Museum Brings Hands-on EiE PD to Local Teachers
Posted by Cynthia Berger on 2/09/16 11:00 AM
The DoSeum in San Antonio emphasizes hands-on learning. Last summer the San Antonio Children's Museum, a beloved local institution, moved into a new space—described by the San Antoni...
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EiE is an excellent inquiry-based STEM curriculum that teaches students thinking and reasoning skills needed for success. Built around the engineering design process, EiE teaches kids how to solve problems systematically... creating skills, optimism, and attitudes important for their futures. Life is not multiple choice.

Laura J. Bottomley, Ph.D, Director, The Engineering Place
North Carolina State University