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 will bring an award-winning STEM curriculum to elementary students in Haverhill Public Schools with support of a grant from the Natick-based software company,...
BOSTON, Mass. -- The Museum of Science, Boston and Oracle are collaborating with the Orlando Science Center (OSC) to bring an award-winning STEM curriculum, Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®), to...

Blog

You're Invited: Free Online PD in January!
Posted by Annie Whitehouse on 12/07/17 11:00 AM
Is improving your teaching practice one of your New Year's resolutions? The EiE professional development team can help you with that! They're offering two free webinars to kick off 2018: on January...
3 Foolproof Ways to Keep Kids Engaged Before Holiday Break
Posted by Annie Whitehouse on 12/05/17 11:00 AM
Before the holiday break, students (and teachers) are often looking forward to a few well-earned days off. This means their attention spans are short and their energy is high! Keeping kids engaged...
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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