... Leadership tomorrow depends on how we educate our students today - especially in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.
- Barak Obama, 2010
Why is STEM important?
75% of the fastest growing occupations require STEM skills
40% of current jobs will no longer exist in the future
71% of Global employers identify STEM employees as their most innovative
82% of Global employers agree that employee STEM qualification valuable
A Five-Step Process
The EiE curriculum was designed to get elementary students involved in real-world problem solving. It uses 5 simple steps with simple vocabulary to guide students through the Engineering Design Process that a working engineer would actually use.
What is the problem?
How have others approached it? What are your constraints?
What are some solutions?
Brainstorm ideas. Choose the best one.
Draw a diagram.
Make lists of materials you will need.
Follow your plan and create something.
Test it out!
What works? What doesn't? What could work better?
Modify your designs to make it better. Test it out!
Learn more about EiE STEM curriculum at Boston Science Museum website : https://eiestore.com/