Trial: Introduction to Engineering

All Grades

In this unit, students will learn that:

  • an engineer's job is to plan and build creative solutions to problems
  • technology is an invention that helps solve problems
  • engineers use the Engineering Design Process to plan their ideas into projects

Total: 2 to 3 hours of instruction


Design SySTEM is the nation's leading digital elementary engineering curriculum. 

FULL CURRICULUM FEATURES

  • Digital STEM curriculum for Grades 2-5
  • Scripted lessons covering 12 fields of engineering
  • Standards-aligned: NGSS, Common Core ELA, Math Extensions
  • Project-Based Learning: Real-world challenges sourced from industry leaders
  • Low-Cost: Prototypes using recyclables and basic school supplies
  • Frameworks: Engineering Design Process, Career Exposure, "Four C's" (Critical thinking, Communication, Collaboration, Creativity)
  • Adoption: Public Schools, Private Schools, After-Schools, Summer Schools, International Schools


FULL CURRICULUM UNITS

* These are recommended grade levels based on the language and concepts used in the lesson plans. Many teachers differentiate instruction for upper and lower grades when using the full curriculum.

(Recommended for Grades 2-3)*: 

  • Acoustical Engineering
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Marine Engineering
  • Structural Engineering


(Recommended for Grades 4-5)*:

  • Astronautical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Robotics Engineering
  • Software Engineering

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