Our Mission

Engineering is Elementary supports educators and children with curricula and professional development that develop engineering literacy.

Our Curriculum Products:

The EiE Curriculum


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


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


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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BOSTON, Mass. – The Museum of Science announced today that a generous grant from EMC Corporation to the Museum of Science, Boston will help elementary schools in Worcester implement an award-winning...
BOSTON, Mass.—A Global Impact Grant from Cisco Systems, Inc. for Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®); a project of the Museum of Science, Boston; will fund a pilot project to create digital...


For Chicago’s Diverse-Needs Students, EiE Works
Posted by Cynthia Berger on 10/25/16 11:00 AM
Back in the 1920s, the Christopher School was built to serve students with disabilities, including many affected by polio. Today, this Chicago public school serves an unusually diverse student...
EiE Releases Guide to Learning Trajectories for K-8 Engineering
Posted by Cynthia Berger on 10/18/16 11:00 AM
The idea of integrating engineering with traditional K-12 subjects is still pretty new. If you’re a teacher looking online for age-appropriate engineering lessons, you may find what’s on offer is...
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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