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 developed by the Museum’s National Center...
The Museum of Science, Boston has selected 64 elementary teachers and 18 teacher educators from 24 states to receive scholarships under a new program that brings high-quality professional development...

Blog

Fun “Flashcards” App Helps Kids Learn About Technology
Posted by Cynthia Berger on 6/23/16 11:00 AM
Entertaining and educational! Get it in the App Store. For a modern take on old-fashioned flashcards, check out “Technology Flashcards,” the Engineering is Elementary iOS app. This digital...
Math Lessons Go Better With Engineering
Posted by Cynthia Berger on 6/21/16 11:00 AM
The Common Core State Standards for math are pushing elementary educators to re-think how to teach math. How do you go beyond skills like adding and subtracting or the times tables to help kids...
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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