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Engineering is Elementary (EiE)

Engineering is Elementary

Sponsored by the Boston Museum of Science, EiE (see eie.org) is the premier elementary engineering curriculum.  Building on children's natural tendencies to engineer, EiE inspires innovation and produces lifelong STEM learners.  The EiE curriculum is a project--based, student-centered curriculum that will transform student learning.  Students work collaboratively to solve an engineering challenge as they learn to ask questions and pursue their own answers.  Research on the EiE Curriculum shows that students will:

  • learn the Engineering Design Process, a process for critical thinking that can be applied to any curriculum
  • learn about a variety of engineering fields and gain a realistic view of what it means to be an engineer
  • learn that technology is much more than cell phones and tablets and understand the relationships between engineering, technology, science, and math
  • improve understanding of science concepts and processes with hands-on and relevant lessons
  • improve ability to think mathematically with opportunity to apply mathematical knowledge to a relevant problem
  • gain a global viewpoint of the engineering challenges of the future

Read What Davis Teachers Say About EiE

Engineering is Elementary Kits:

The EiE kits available for check out are listed here.

Check Out EiE Kits: 

To check out Engineering is Elementary Kits, click this link to check the calendar for availability: http://tinyurl.com/EiECalendar .

Please email Alexa Jensen or Julie Sargent the dates that you would like to check out the kits.

You will need to provide the following:

1)  Your name

2)  Your school

3)  Your position

4)  Item requested

5)  How long you will need the item. 

EiE Kits can be kept up to 4 weeks as it may take that long to complete a unit. 

You will need to pick the kits up at the District Office (Kendell Building, 2nd Floor W240).

 

For more information and questions, please contact 

Alexa Jensen
STEM and MESA Coordinator
alejensen@dsdmail.net
(801) 402-5162