Integrated STEM (Grades 1-5)

Engineering and Computer Science Curricula for Grades 1-5

Game-Changing STEM

 

Engineering and Computer Science Essentials™ curricula bring together science, math, engineering, and computer science practices to help learners build problem-solving skills and resilience. Our programs, available for integrated or individual subject learning, promote access, equity, and excellence in STEM academics through fun, engaging classroom lessons. 

From standards-aligned instructional materials to classroom resources and companion storybooks, both topics included in Essentials follow the same teaching practices and provide the necessary support you need to teach engineering and/or computer science in any learning environment. 

Linked by engaging characters from around the world and grade-level appropriate concepts, this program creates a learning environment where students can move seamlessly from engineering to computer science units as they become creative problem solvers. 

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Computer Science for Kindergarten. Start your students off right with the necessary foundations in computer science to encourage a lifelong love of STEM.

Contact your EiE Representative to learn more. 

 

How the Program Works

Essentials offers online access for teachers to all instructional materials and classroom resources conveniently located in one place. Resources include:

  • Easy-to-Print Assessments, worksheets, visuals, graphic organizers, and Answer Keys 
  • Resources for Diverse Learners
  • Point of Use Videos 
  • Interactive Digital Storybooks
  • Materials Kits (available separately)

Flexible Classroom Options

Essentials units are available in one year subscription options:

  • Integrated Essentials 
    Each subscription includes online access to one engineering and one computer science companion unit for one grade level.
  • Engineering Essentials 
    Each subscription includes online access to one engineering unit for one grade level. 
  • Computer Science Essentials 
    Each subscription includes online access to one computer science unit for one grade level.

A Multi Teacher Access Pack for up to four teachers and annual subscription options are also available. Speak to your EiE Sales Representative for details.

Explore Engineering and Computer Science Essentials Units

This program offers coupled Engineering and Computer Science units. Designed for NGSS, it brings together engineering, computer science, math and science to build STEM literacy and help students connect what they learn to the real world.


Grade Level

Engineering Essentials Units

Storybook

 
1 Designing Lighting Systems Omar's Time to Shine  
2 Designing Hand Pollinators Mariana Becomes a Butterfly  
3 Designing Maglev Systems​ Hikaru's Toy Troubles   
4 Designing Solar Ovens​ Lerato Cooks Up a Plan  
5 Cleaning an Oil Spill Tehya's Pollution Solution 


Grade Level

Computer Science Essentials Units

Math Extension

Storybook

1 Programming Robots Addition and Subtraction Omar's Robotic Reach
2 Creating Animations​ Place Value Mariana Shares a Bee Idea
3 Building Automated Systems Multiplication and Division Hikaru's Signal System 
4 Designing Computer Games Multiplying Fractions Lerato's Playful Program
5 Analyzing Digital Images Multiplying Decimals Tehya's Pixels Program  

 

Professional Development

Computer Science Essentials™ PD Library on LINCspring, brings together personalized computer science instruction with professional learning tools to deliver an online, on-demand learning experience that accelerates educator preparedness, confidence, and competence in teaching EiE’s Computer Science Essentials™ units. Click here to learn more.

 

 

 

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