Integrated Engineering (Grades 1-5)

Engineering and Computer Science Essentials™:
An Integrated Program Grades 1-5

EiE’s New Engineering and Computer Science Essentials™: An Integrated Program shows how science, engineering and computer science practices work together to help learners in life, to demonstrate similar foundations for design challenges, and to promote access, equity, and excellence in fun and engaging classroom lessons. Linked by storybook characters and grade-level appropriate concepts, our program creates a world where students can travel from engineering to computer science units seamlessly.

Resources for Diverse Learners

Diverse students. Diverse needs. Open up access for all learners. As a set of high impact resources, the Resources for Diverse Learners are designed to help remove distractions and decrease literacy demands so that all students can succeed in engineering and problem solving.  Built-in vocabulary support, suggestions for objects to create context and background; multiple points of entry for different learning styles; and multiple ways for learners to express understanding meet the needs of today’s diverse classroom.

Engineering and Computer Science Essentials™ Units

Grade level

Engineering Units

Computer Science Units

Companion Storybook

1 Lighten Up: Designing Lighting Systems​ Programming Robots​ Omar's TIme to Shine
2 The Best of Bugs: Designing Hand Pollinators ​ Creating Animations​ Mariana Becomes a Butterfly
3 The Attraction is Obvious: Designing Maglev Systems​ Building Automated Systems ​ Hikaru's Toy Troubles 
4 Now You're Cooking: Designing Solar Ovens​ Designing Computer Games​ Lerato Cooks Up a Plan
5 A Slick Solution: Cleaning an Oil Spill ​ Analyzing Digital Images Tehya's Pollution Solution 


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Engineering Unit: Designing Hand Pollinators 

Computer Science Unit: Creating Animations

Engineering Unit: Designing Maglev Systems 

Computer Science Unit: Building Automated Systems

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