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Ms. A. from Hawthorne CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Awesome Students Learning About Circuits...Part 2

Help me give my students get materials like copper tape, LED's, magnets, glue sticks, and a video editing software for their MakerSpace engineering projects.

  • $1,659 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class consists of thirty-eight males and fifty-six females. Ninety-two percent of the students in my class are part of the free or reduce-priced priced lunch program. Most students come from a blue collar working family. We are in a high poverty location.

My class is an essential way for them to be exposed to an engineering field.

Project Lead the Way inspires students to seek a career in a STEM field. My class has many diverse nationalities, of which 60% are Hispanic, 30% African American, and the remaining 10% are other races. I have students who are English Language Learners and will benefit from the hands-on learning that they might otherwise not receive.

My Project

My students come from very diverse backgrounds and speak different languages, but the one thing they have in common is their love to make things. My young engineers love to learn with hands-on projects. We are currently working with simple circuits. They are enjoying the unit so much that we are moving on to learn about parallel circuits.

My students need LEDs, batteries, copper tape, and MakerSpace materials including a green screen software to learn about circuits while including their own personal artistic touch.

With these materials, my students will be able to create paper circuits with their own drawings ensuring that we incorporate art into their science lessons. They will learn math in determining the precise measurements for their artistic designs and in determining the materials needed to complete their project prior to beginning their work.

My students already have a green screen in our classroom. We have been using a free software for the use of the green screen, but it includes a watermark. My students are requesting the green screen software so that their video quality is as professional as that of a professional video editor.

My students will also have the ability of expanding their STEM library with the books we are requesting. The books will allow my students to have additional resources in class or try hands-on activities using the books at home.

Ms. A.
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 94 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Chibitronics - Chibi Lights - LED Circuit Stickers STEM Starter Kit • Amazon Business $30.00 6 $180.00
Strong Magnets Neodymium Rare Earth: N52 Disc Super Permanent Metal Round, 1.26"DX0.06"H, Powerful Pull Force, 12 Piece | Heavy Duty, Fridge Door, Garage, Kitchen, Science, Craft, Art, Office, Therapy • Amazon Business $14.95 9 $134.55
Mini Hot Glue Gun Sticks (Huge Bulk Pack of 200) 4" and 0.27 Diameter - Compatible with Most Glue Guns • Amazon Business $13.99 9 $125.91
LifBetter 50 Pcs Blank Wood Squares, Unfinished Wood Pieces Cutouts for DIY Arts Crafts, Handmade Wedding Ornaments, Centerpieces, Laser Engraving Carving • Amazon Business $12.99 9 $116.91
Corel PaintShop Pro 2018 Ultimate Photo with Multi-cam Video Editing Software for PC - Amazon Exclusive (Old Version) • Amazon Business $99.99 1 $99.99
4 Pack Copper Foil Tape with Conductive Adhesive for EMI Shielding, Slug Repellent, Paper Circuits, Electrical Repairs, Grounding(1/4inch) • Amazon Business $10.99 9 $98.91
CR2032 Sony Lithium 3V Battery 50 Pcs • Amazon Business $16.22 5 $81.10
MineTom LED -1 Lot of 20 CR2032 3 Volt Lithium Button Cell Coin Battery, Specially Made for LED Light • Amazon Business $6.80 9 $61.20
Wonder Mat Non-Toxic Non-Recycled Extra Thick Rainbow Foam, 6 Colors, 36 Pieces • Amazon Business $59.88 1 $59.88
Wonder Workshop Sketch Kit, Various • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Beyblade Burst Evolution Switchstrike Battle Tower – Includes 2-Level Beystadium, Battling Tops, & Launchers – Age 8+ • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
3mm Diffused LED Light Emitting Diode Assortment Kit - Pack of Assorted Color Diffused White Clear LEDs and Resistors (1000pcs) - Red, Green, Yellow, Blue and White LED Indicator Lights from Plusivo • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
Beyblade Burst Evolution Star Storm Battle Set • Amazon Business $29.84 1 $29.84
Adtech Full-Size Multi-Temp 5-lb Box All-Purpose Glue Sticks-7/16 X10 5lb, 10 inch, Clear • Amazon Business $19.22 1 $19.22
Energy Lab for Kids: 40 Exciting Experiments to Explore, Create, Harness, and Unleash Energy • Amazon Business $15.63 1 $15.63
STEAM Lab for Kids: 52 Creative Hands-On Projects for Exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math • Amazon Business $15.63 1 $15.63
Maker Lab: Outdoors: 25 Super Cool Projects • Amazon Business $15.41 1 $15.41
The Green Screen Makerspace Project Book • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Maker Lab: 28 Super Cool Projects • Amazon Business $13.55 1 $13.55
Star Wars Maker Lab: 20 Craft and Science Projects • Amazon Business $13.51 1 $13.51
Artlicious - 1000 Natural Wooden Food Grade Popsicle Craft Sticks • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Wooden Dowel Rods 1/4 x 12inch - 50 psc Dowels • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
1/8 Inch x 12 Inch Wooden Dowel Rods - Pack of 100 Unfinished Hardwood Dowels For Crafts & Woodworking- By Woodpeckers • Amazon Business $9.90 1 $9.90
RDEXP 50x50mm Blank Square Wooden Pieces Unfinished Unpainted Wood Sheets for Wood DIY Craft Carving Wood Decoration Set of 20 • Amazon Business $9.00 1 $9.00

Materials cost

$1,247.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$114.12

3rd party payment processing fee

$18.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,410.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$248.84

Total project goal

$1,658.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,658.93

3 Donors

-$1,658.58

Donations toward project cost

-$1,410.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$248.49

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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