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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Afterschool educators who want to offer STEM activities for middle schoolers in the coming school year have some fun new choices. Engineering is Elementary (EiE) the award-winning STEM curriculum...
The award-winning curriculum Engineering is Elementary (EiE) offers educators a comprehensive set of “alignment guides”—documents that show, concisely and conveniently, how each of the 20 EiE units ...


New EiE Videos Demonstrate Biomedical Engineering for Kids
Posted by Cynthia Berger on 9/03/15 11:00 AM
Every Thursday on the EiE blog, we share tips or resources for classroom teachers....
Oracle Scholarships Bring Much-needed STEM PD to MA Teachers
Posted by Cynthia Berger on 9/01/15 11:00 AM
On a sunny day this past August, the Engineering is Elementary (EiE) classroom at the Museum of Science, Boston was filled with laughter as elementary teachers from schools across...
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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