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Engineering is Elementary

BOSTON, MA - August 14, 2019 - Funded by a grant from NASA, the EiE program at Boston’s Museum of Science has partnered with the US Geological Survey Astrogeology Science Center and Northern Arizona University to create a new hands-on curriculum unit that engages students in engineering by challenging them to design gloves for astronauts. The new unit joins an impressive lineup of afterschool and summer curricula available through EiE, the developers of the nation’s leading PreK–8 engineering curricula.

Engineering is Elementary

BOSTON, MA (May 7, 2019) - The Museum of Science, Boston is thrilled to announce today that the nation’s only engineering curriculum for preK students, Wee Engineer, was named a 2019 SIIA CODiE Award finalist in the Best PreK / Early Childhood Learning Solution category. Award finalists represent applications, products, and services from developers of educational software, digital content, online learning services, and related technologies across the preK-20 sector.

Engineering is Elementary

EiE, the school curriculum division of the Museum of Science of Boston, has expanded its award-winning engineering education program to children as young as three with the release of two new curricula: Wee Engineer, which is designed for use in preschool and pre-K programs, and EiE for Kindergarten, which is designed for use in kindergarten. The new curricula are the first of their kind to meet the specific learning needs of our youngest students.

Engineering is Elementary

The 2019 Massachusetts budget signed by Governor Charlie Baker on July 26 will include an earmark to provide $50,000 for educators across 22 out-of-school time programs in Everett and Cambridge with innovative curricula created by the Museum of Science, Boston to teach engineering to children as young as three.

Engineering is Elementary

BOSTON – The Museum of Science, Boston and Oracle are collaborating with the Orlando Science Center (OSC) to bring an award- winning STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education curriculum, EiE®, to elementary schools in the Orlando area. A $25,000 grant from Oracle will support 20 Florida elementary teachers in learning to implement the Engineering is Elementary® curriculum through a professional development workshop hosted by OSC.

Engineering is Elementary

BOSTON  – The National Science Foundation (NSF), in consultation with the Department of Education, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently announced the appointment of Ioannis Miaoulis, President and Director of the Museum of Science, Boston to a new advisory panel created to encourage U.S. scientific and technological innovations in education.  Nominated by Senator Edward Markey (D-MA), Miaoulis is among 17 other national nonprofit, business, and academic leaders in the STEM education field appointed to the panel.

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