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

NEW YORK, N.Y. – The winners of the 2017 Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education, one of the most prestigious awards in the field, were announced today. The Prize, founded in 1988 to honor the...
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...

Blog

Beyond Memorization: Engineering Helps Kids See the Big Picture
Posted by Cynthia Berger on 5/25/17 11:00 AM
The students in Jean Facchiano's fourth-grade class have spent the morning engineering their own models of permeable membranes, using ordinary kitchen supplies like sponges, coffee filters, and...
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Posted by EiE Team on 5/18/17 11:00 AM
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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