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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WALTHAM, Mass., (July 15, 2015) — Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has funded a $37,000 grant to help teach engineering concepts and practices to elementary school students in Virginia’s Loudoun County...
The District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) has an ambitious new plan to enhance educational equity across the district, and one component is adoption of the EiE curriculum at all 75 of the...


EiE Selected (Again) for Iowa STEM Scale-Up
Posted by Cynthia Berger on 7/28/15 11:00 AM
“Greatness STEMS from Iowans.” That’s the slogan of the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council, which works to promote STEM education, innovation, and careers across the...
Washington, DC Public Schools to Implement EiE District Wide
Posted by Cynthia Berger on 7/21/15 11:00 AM
The District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) has announced an ambitious new plan to enhance educational equity with “Cornerstone Assignments,” rigorous, engaging learning experiences...
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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