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, 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...
BOSTON, Mass. – The Museum of Science has awarded scholarships for its Engineering is Elementary (EiE ®) program to 80 elementary teachers from 21 states. The scholarship program helps teachers at...

Blog

3 Teacher-Tested Ways to Create STEM Curriculum that Engages All Students
Posted by Amielle Major on 10/17/17 11:00 AM
EiE aims to create the next generation of problem solvers. To achieve this, we know our engineering curricula needs to engage ALL students. When our founder Christine Cunningham started the EiE...
You're Invited: Free Online PD in November!
Posted by Annie Whitehouse on 10/12/17 11:00 AM
This November, the EiE professional development team is offering two free webinars designed to improve your teaching practice: on November 8, "Effective Questioning Strategies for Your STEM...
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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