On this page you will find shareable teacher material, materials available for school/district partners, and useful links to engineering material that we find of high quality and endorse.
PictureSTEM (PictureSTEM.org) - Grades K-5
The PictureSTEM Project includes instructional units for K-2 classrooms that use an engineering challenge and picture books as supports for learning science, mathematics, engineering, computational thinking, and reading.
Novel Engineering (novelengineering.org) - Grades 3-8
Inspired by kids and grounded in research, Novel Engineering is an innovative approach to integrate engineering and literacy in elementary and middle school.
EngrTEAMS (engrteams.org) - Grades 4-8
EngrTEAMS is a five-year, $8 million National Science Foundation award made to a partnership involving the University of Minnesota and Purdue University.
Park Your Pencils - Grade 3
Students will go through the engineering design process as they develop a pencil holder that will help elementary school teachers solve their pencil problems.
A Parent's Guide to Introducing Engineering at Home
The research-based guide shares why parents should help their kids learn about engineering, what their kids can learn about engineering, and how engineers help their children learn about engineering.
FACE Lab (engineering.purdue.edu/facelab) - Grades K-12
To illustrate the broad participation in Engineering, the Make an Engineer activity utilizes humanistic components of individual interest and identity.
Pop-up Greeting Card - Grades 3-5
Elementary schools all over the country are looking to purchase “Engineering Night” invitation cards.