Talk to Me is a free multimedia engineering curriculum for Grades 4 to 6.

The curriculum explores the engineering design cycle, engineering ethics, and artificial intelligence.

Talk to Me:

  • Uses story to engage learners’ imaginations
  • Illustrates how engineering impacts our lives and society
  • Helps promote STEM identity
  • Integrates STEM and literacy

The curriculum has three parts:


Talk to Me is a STEM mystery novel that introduces the engineering topics and features diverse, realistic characters that appeal to both girls and boys.  Learn more.


Three interactive, story-based adventures encourage learners to dive deeper into the  engineering topics introduced in Talk to Me. Learn more


These idea-centered activities with hands-on elements support engineering concepts introduced in the book and the learning adventures. Learn more.

You can find our other curriculum, featuring the TimeTilter novel, at timetiltercurriculum.wordpress.com.