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 1

Analyze and extend the pattern on the storybook Hikaru's Toy Troubles.

Extension Lesson
The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 1

Students will use an allowance to spend money at a toy store.

Extension Lesson
The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 1

Students will use clues to help sort the toys into the correct bins.

Extension Lesson
The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 1

Students will travel to an intersection and measure the length of time that pedestrian crossing lights are lit.

Extension Lesson
The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 2

Students follow verbal and pictorial directions to create the model intersection the class will use in this lesson.

Extension Lesson
The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 1

Student use word problems to come up with equations to find solutions.

Extension Lesson
The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 3

Students will complete word problems related to the stations they investigated in Lesson 3 of Designing Maglev Systems.

Extension Lesson
The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 4

After creating their first successful maglev transportation system designs, students are given a cost sheet for the different materials available to them. They attempt to redesign their systems so that they cost less, but are still effective.

Extension Lesson
The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 1

Students will complete word problems about the number of toys in the Azuki's toy store.

Extension Lesson
The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 2

Students observe and calculate, on average, how many "cars" enter the model intersection in one minute. They then figure out a way to determine how many cars will enter the intersection in one hour.

Extension Lesson
The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 2

Students will time how long it takes to make the same moves through the intersection as-is, and after improvements have been made.

Extension Lesson
The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 1

Students are given the distance between the location of their school and Nagoya. Students will use their classroom as a unit of measurement to help them figure out how many classrooms would fit between their school and Nagoya.

Extension Lesson
The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 2

Students will create graphic representations of their findings concerning the efficiency and safety of each of their intersection designs in Lesson 2.

Extension Lesson
The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 1

Students learn about the cultural and historical origins for the symbols and/or colors in a country's flag and then have the opportunity to design and create their own class flag.

Extension Lesson
The EIE Curriculum
Lesson 2

Students use their understanding of numbers and operations to solve word problems that might be encountered by a transportation engineer.

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