Our Mission

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

Our Curriculum Products:

The EiE Curriculum

Grades
Classroom

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

Grades
Afterschool

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

Grades
Afterschool

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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News

BOSTON -- The Museum of Science, Boston's new engineering curriculum for preschool and kindergarten (PreK-K) was highlighted today at the first-ever White House Symposium on Early STEM Learning.
The Engineering is Elementary (EiE) curriculum is celebrating a meaningful landmark. The award-winning engineering curriculum for students in grades 1 – 5 has now reached 10 million students.EiE has...

Blog

Vermont Afterschool Wants to Send More Kids on Engineering Adventures
Posted by Cynthia Berger on 5/24/16 11:00 AM
“Full STEM Ahead!” That’s the title of a recent Afterschool Alliance report on how afterschool programs can support in-school STEM learning. One organization that has fully...
Your Seat is Reserved at a Special STEM Film Festival
Posted by Cynthia Berger on 5/17/16 11:00 AM
The EiE video takes you inside a D.C. classroom where every kid is an engineer! The National Science Foundation (NSF)’s second annual “STEM for ALL Video Showcase” opens...
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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