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Ms. Morgan from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Year of Hands-On Science Discovery (STEM)

Help me give my students hands-on science materials to help them learn about the following: animals, plants, insects, force/motion, the solar system, and matter.

  • $749 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend a public school in Chicago, Illinois. We are a Title I school, with 98% of students coming from low-income households. Crime, gangs, and poverty surround our campus. Inside the classroom, they feel safe and are eager to learn.

Please help fund my project so my students can have a happy and magical school year!

I want them to have the same resources that other school districts provide. They deserve this. They are smart, creative, caring, and love to learn.

My Project

Many of my students live in their isolated neighborhood and rarely leave. Our school is a few miles south of downtown Chicago, and some of these children have never been there. They need to learn about the rest of the world by manipulating objects, conducting experiments, and observing real-world science. Even if students are still learning from home, they will see everything projected onto their computer screen. I use a document camera and web camera to make sure all students have a front-row seat. These materials will fill them with wonder, help them understand what is happening in the world around them, and get them excited about STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). We don’t have a science textbook, but I know teaching with these materials is better anyway! My students will use these manipulatives to learn about the following: animals, plants, insects, force/motion, the solar system, and matter. In addition, they will learn about the scientific method, exploring these concepts while going through this investigative process. These materials will help students visualize the world around them, keep them engaged, and get them excited to learn more.

Ms. Morgan
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH590X HandsOn Science Specimen Centers Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $169.00 1 $169.00
FF986 Plants Activity Tub Gr 13 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
FF988 Matter Activity Tub Gr 13 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
FF984 Force Motion Activity Tub Gr 13 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
FF989 Solar System Activity Tub Gr 13 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
FF985 Insects Activity Tub Gr 13 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
FF987 Animals Activity Tub Gr 13 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
STD4867 Scientific Method Bulletin Board Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$596.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$635.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$112.21

Total project goal

$748.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$748.09

2 Donors

-$499.05

Donations toward project cost

-$424.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.85

match offer

-$249.04

Match offer toward project cost

-$211.68

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.36

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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