EiE Resources

These free resources will help you teach Engineering is Elementary

This collection includes EiE posters and graphics, ready-to-use presentations, and much more! Check our video library with Classroom Videos showing expert teachers using EiE in real classrooms and How-To Videos with practical tips for lesson prep! Our Extension Lessons help you integrate EiE with other subjects. Consult our Science and Literacy Resource Lists for books, articles, and videos that enhance each EiE unit. Finally, research-based Assessment Tools help you evaluate student understanding.

The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 2

Students will compare similar technologies and time the efficiency of each to develop their understanding of improved technologies. Students will record time data in seconds.

Extension Lesson
The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 4

Students will weigh their blades and analyze whether there is a correlation between weight and windmill effectiveness.

Extension Lesson
The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 1

Students will determine the difference between two measured wind speeds.

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The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 4

Find the average of the number of pennies lifted by the windmills.

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The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 1

Visualize a written description and express the visualization in a drawing.

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The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 1

Students will use a map of Denmark with a scale to calculate the distance between several locations.

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The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 4

Student combine the best design elements of each windmill in a large scale drawing

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The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 4

Students wrtie a story about the windmill they created in lesson 4 and how it is used to solve a problem.

Extension Lesson
The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 1

In Leif Catches the Wind, the characters use a paddle wheel to oxygenate the water where Dana's fish live. In this activity, students construct model paddle wheels and observe firsthand how paddles can be used to mix air into water.

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The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 3

After completing Lesson 3, compare and identify shapes of sails (2D - circle, polygon, rectangle, square, oval, triangle; 3D - cylinder). Discuss symmetry.

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The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 1

Calculating individual and classroom velocity

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The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 1

Arrange the events in of the story in chronological order.

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The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 4

This activity will give students practice measuring length in inches and centimeters. You may wish to use this activity before completing Lesson 4.

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The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 1

Students will need to determine whether a set of numbers are even or odd.

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The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 4

Students will draw 2D representations of their 3D windmill models.

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