What do you teach? We have units that apply to all of the sciences. View all units »

Life Science
The study of living things, including plants, animals, and humans
Earth & Space Science
The study of land, air, water . . . and the universe around us
Physical Science
The study of matter, energy, and natural forces

About the Curriculum

The EiE Curriculum consists of three components: a teacher guide, storybook and materials kit. 

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A short video created by Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®) was an audience favorite at the recent Teaching and Learning Video Showcase hosted May 11 -15 by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Dr. Heidi B. Carlone will present her research on the Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®) curriculum at the Museum of Science, Boston at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Carlone, an associate...


June 9, 2015 • 8:30 AM to June 11, 2015 • 3:00 PM
If you’re a professional development provider, this workshop prepares you to facilitate EiE professional development workshops for teachers in your school, district, or state. Like all EiE workshops...
July 9, 2015 • 8:30 AM to July 10, 2015 • 4:00 PM
This workshop prepares elementary school teachers to use the EiE curriculum to integrate engineering and science instruction in the classroom.This learner-driven workshop is designed to build your...

EiE is the BEST BEST BEST [STEM] program I have used in the classroom…the kids never wanted the unit to end. The way the program engages students’ thinking was the best part and my kiddos made connections with the engineering design process and math. It’s just really a great program! If you can participate, I encourage you to do so—it’s amazing!

Jami, fourth-grade teacher,
Holyoke, MA