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  • $310 goal

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Mrs. Dahl
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

An Earthshaking Lesson

My students need this earthquake test set to conduct a STEM lesson.

My Students

Eager, urban middle school STEM students. I teach in a very diverse school with students who are very passionate about STEM education. The students in my STEM classes are creative and hard working. Most of the students in my classes will be first generation college students and many plan to pursue careers in STEM fields, many of who aspire to be engineers. STEM resources are essential to enhancing these students’ curiosity and creativity. Providing hands-on classroom experiences gives my students the skills needed to be the best in their classes moving forward to high school, college, and beyond.

My Project

Acquiring the earthquake shake table set will allow my students an opportunity to be engineers and design, build, and test an earthquake proof structure. This is an interdisciplinary lesson that allows students the ability to think creatively, while improving communication skills as they work collaboratively to apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to an engineering design challenge. Students are then able to conduct a high level controlled experiment and gather real world data. This is an essential lesson where students have the ability to apply skills taught in math, science, and language arts as they work as scientists and engineers.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Shake Rattle+Roll Erthqke Set • Sargent-Welch $229.99 1 $229.99

Materials cost

$229.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$263.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.49

Total project goal

$309.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$309.93

2 Donors

-$270.94

Donations toward project cost

-$263.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$38.99

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$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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