EiE Resources

These free resources will help you teach Engineering is Elementary

This collection includes EiE posters and graphics, ready-to-use presentations, and much more! Check our video library with Classroom Videos showing expert teachers using EiE in real classrooms and How-To Videos with practical tips for lesson prep! Our Extension Lessons help you integrate EiE with other subjects. Consult our Science and Literacy Resource Lists for books, articles, and videos that enhance each EiE unit. Finally, research-based Assessment Tools help you evaluate student understanding.

The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 4

Students survey their classmates and tabulate how many groups utilized each material in their plant package designs. They create a bar graph of their data and draw conclusions from their results.

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The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 4

Students will evaluate their spending on their plant package design by itemizing their costs using fractions and percentages.

Extension Lesson
The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 2

Students will experiment with filling and sequencing different containers to gain an understanding of volume.

Extension Lesson
The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 1

Students use manipulatives of different shapes to see how many they can fit into a constant volume. They also find a way to calculate how many of a given item can fit into larger/smaller containers.

Extension Lesson
The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 2

Students will sort the packaged products they examined during Lesson 2 "Who are Packaging Engineers?" based on different properties.

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The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 3

Grow plants in the classroom and measure the height (growth) of the plants at regular intervals and keep track of growth on a line graph.

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The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 4

Students will work together as a class to design a survey to measure some attribute of their plant package designs.

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The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 2

Students think about a variety of naturally "packaged" objects in the same way they thought about engineered packages, with emphasis on the product, the consumer, and the package functions.

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The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 3

Students will estimate the new volume of a "trimmed" bottle and juice carton and then check their estimation.

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The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 4

Students measure how much their plant grows while it is inside their plant package designs for several days. They represent the data using graphs and analyze and discuss their results.

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The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 2

Students tabulate how many of the packages they studied during the lessons exhibited each of the seven package functions. They then create a bar graph to show their data.

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The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 1

Students will use a ruler and map scale to determine the distance between their home town and the country of Jordan.

Extension Lesson
The EIE Curriculum

Students will make a prediction as to which base package has a greater surface area and check their predictions by creating a net of each base out of newspaper.

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The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 1

Students will count two types of fruits and vegetables in the souq and complete addition and subtraction problems.

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The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 4

Students will determine the cost to purchase pieces (fractions) of the sheets of materials available to them during the design challenge.

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