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.

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Using ancient Egyptian numbers, students will explore place value and the importance of zero.

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Students calculate the area of solar panel surfaces and classify 2-dimensional polygons based on number of sides. Students also calculate the volume of 3-dimensional solar panels by estimating and then testing how many centimeter cubes fit inside of a net pattern.

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Students work with powers of ten to understand how Optical Engineers develop and use microscopes to magnify objects. They also practice skills using powers of ten, multiplication, and division. This can be done as three separate stations or as independent activities depending on class need.

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Students use paper models of spotlights to demonstrate fractional parts of a whole. (This file is a PDF of the accompanying Powerpoint presentation.)

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Students use paper models of spotlights to demonstrate fractional parts of a whole.

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Have you ever wondered how Ancient Egyptians measured length and distance without the use of rulers? Students will use a cubit to measure distance and convert that to modern measurement!

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Students will estimate the length of two paths of light, measure the paths, and then measure the angles of incidence and reflection.

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