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Ms. Morantus from Bridgeport CT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

3, 2, 1, Take Off!

Help me give my students the Toy Rocket Launcher with Colorful Foam Rockets.

  • $186 goal

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My Students

My students and their families have gone through many changes this year. We began with some students going fully remote and with some in-person learners. About two months later, we switched to a hybrid model and then switched to everyone being fully remote approximately three weeks later. With all of these changes, one can only imagine the confusion caused for all students.

My 1st-grade students are ready to get back into the classroom!

They miss being around their classmates and having those small connections with them and the staff.

My Project

In February, our 1st graders will be doing a writing prompt about Mae Jemison, the first African American woman to become an astronaut. The students will learn about her life and some facts about rockets in space as well. The students will also discuss what they understand about life in space and life on earth.

As a final project for our lesson on Mae Jemison, I would like to bring in a toy rocket launcher designed to give children the experience of launching something into the sky.

They will be able to adjust the angle of the launcher and the amount of pressure they need to put on the launcher to get the rocket to go far.

I am also asking for clear tape so that my students can draw and tape designs to their individual rockets. The stickers that are being requested are for them to wear on their clothes like a badge during the launching exercises. This follow up activity can also become a great writing assignment!

Ms. Morantus
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 40 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Toy Rocket Launcher for kids – Shoots Up to 100 Feet – 8 Colorful Foam Rockets and Sturdy Launcher Stand With Foot Launch Pad - Fun Outdoor Toy for Kids - Gift Toys for Boys and Girls Age 3+ Years Old • Amazon Business $19.99 5 $99.95
Scotch - 38424 Tear-by-Hand Tape, 1.88 Inches x 50 Yards, 4-Pack (3842-4) • Amazon Business $19.06 1 $19.06
100pcs NASA Sticker Cool Space Astronaut Stickers Packs Laptop Skateboard Sticker Bomb Pack for Adults Teens Kids Skate Water Bottles Waterproof Vinyl Graffiti Stickers Decor Gifts • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$126.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$157.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.86

Total project goal

$185.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$185.75

1 Donor

-$92.88

Donations toward project cost

-$78.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.93

match offer

-$92.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$78.94

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.93

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$0.00

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